Branches - South

A Quick and Easy Guide to the Dewey Decimal System

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000-099: Generalities
Here is where you find Encyclopedias, Bibliographies, Journalism, and many other reference books!

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100-199: Philosophy
Look here for books about philosophy, psychology and the paranormal; these books tell you what people think, how they think, and some of the things they think about.

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200-299:Religion
You will find books about religion and mythology in this section.

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300-399: Social Science
Social Science is the study of people! Books about Law, Civil Rights, and important issues like drugs, crime, and the environment are in this section.

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400-499: Language
This section is just as it sounds. Dictionaries and books on English and other languages like French and Spanish are found here.

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500-599: Pure Science
Need to do a science project? Look in the 500’s for books on weather, cells, plants, animals, chemistry, math, and physics!

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600-699: Applied Sciences
Here is where you find science you use in the everyday world! There are books on technology, business, and engineering in this section.

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700-799: Arts & Recreation
Here is where you want to look for books about art, music and sports!

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800-899: Literature
The 800’s are books about books! You will find famous authors like Shakespeare, Richard Wright, Maya Angelou, and Mark Twain in this section.

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900-999: History & Geography
Here you will find books on famous explorers, presidents, different States in America, different countries, and many famous people in history!