Using Glenham’sLibrary Media Center Ms. Gloria Rosati ~Library Media Teacher
Sections of the Library• The “E” or “Everybody” section• The “F” or “Fiction” section• Non-Fiction or “Dewey” section• Biography• Magazine• Reference
The “E” or “Everybody” SectionThe “E” or “Everybody” section is the part of ourlibrary where fictional picture books and beginningreaders are kept. These stories are made up inthe mind of the author.
The “E” or “Everybody” SectionThe call number is made up of an E (which standsfor “everybody”) and the first 3 letters of anauthor’s last name. “E” books are put in ABC orderon the bookshelf by the author’s last name.Spine Label Example:
The “F” or “Fiction” SectionThe F section is the part of our library wherefictional chapter books are kept. These stories aremade up in the mind of the author.
The “F” or “Fiction” SectionThe call number is made up of an F (which standsfor “fiction”) and the first 3 letters of an author’slast name. “F” books are put in ABC order by theauthor’s last name.Spine Label Example:
The Non-Fiction SectionThe Non-Fiction section is the part of our librarywhere books with facts and information are kept.
The Non-Fiction SectionThey are put in order by the Dewey Decimal System.This system puts books in order by SUBJECT. Spine Label Example:
The Dewey Decimal System• Created in 1876 by Melvil Dewey• Way to organize books so people could find them quickly• 10 Subject Categories
10 Dewey Divsions• 000 – General Works • 500 – Pure Science• 100 – Philosophy • 600 – Applied• 200 – Religion Science & Technology• 300 – Social Science • 700 – Arts• 400 - Languages • 800 – Literature • 900 – History & Geography
000-099 General Works• Computers & Internet• Libraries• Monsters• News• Books of World Records
900-999 History & Geography• Maps• Countries of the World• States• Past Events• Presidents• Books About People (collective biographies)
Biography SectionThe Biography or “B” section of our library is whereyou can find books with facts and information abouta person’s life.
Biography Section (cont.)The call number is made up of a “B” (which standsfor “biography”) and the first 3 letters of the lastname of the person that the book is about.(They are NOT put in ABC order by the author’slast name!)Spine Label Example:
Reference SectionThe Reference section in our library is wherereference books such as dictionaries, encyclopedias,almanacs, and atlases are kept. These books donot circulate. They can not be borrowed.
Magazine SectionThe magazine section in our library is where youcan find current magazines like American Girl, Boy’sLife, Cobblestone, Highlights, Nickelodeon, andSports Illustrated for Kids.
Stop By Today!Drop by to say “hello” toMs.Rosati & Mrs.Maffeiand browse for a great book!
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