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Woodridge Library Lessons: Mapping the Library

Finding Your Way in a Library

How do I find what I want in a Library? 

Library of Congress

 

 

 

Sections of a Library

Fiction Chapter Books

Nonfiction Books

Everybody Picture Books

Biographies

Reference Books

Early Readers

 

 

Shelf Order

Fiction books are shelved in Alphabetical Order by the Author's last name.  

Nonfiction books are organized by the Dewey Decimal System.  

The Dewey Decimal System assigns numbers to subject categories.  

Then books are stored in number order by subject.  

Biographies are shelved in Alphabetical Order by the Famous Person's Last Name.