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 The EECC library has
many things that are
found in all libraries.
Knowing these
features will help you
find the books you
want.
 In any library, if you
need help, you should
ask, include the words,
“Please” and “thank
you.”
Dewey Decimal System
CALL NUMBERS
The call number is
a label always
located on the
books’ spine. It
tells us where the
book "lives" on the
library shelves.
What is the difference between fiction and nonfiction books?
Fiction is a made-up story ; nonfiction is a book containing true
information.
FICTION
NONFICTION
FICTION
Fiction Books
are listed in
alphabetical
order using the
author’s last
name.
Non fiction
Non fiction
uses the Dewey
Decimal Number as
well as the Author’s
last name on the spine
label.
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Fairy Tales
The call
number is
398.
Biography
Biography, the true
story of someone’s
life, has a “B’ as
the call number and
then is
alphabetized by
the person’s last
name.
In our library, the
biographies, has a
sticker of a face
on the spine.
Biographies are
found at the end of
the red couch.
Look at the spine
label. Are these
fiction or non
fiction?
What letter do
these authors last
name start with?
Write the title of a book on shelf 550 nonfiction
Write the title and call number of a book on the A shelf; look for the letterA
Type the word football in the catalog and write the title and call number.
Write the title of a book in the biography section; behind the red couch
Write the call number for a nonfiction animal book.
590
591
592
593
594
595
596
597
598
599
Animals & Insects
Worms, Invertebrates
Corals, Sea Invertebrates
Seashells, Snails, Octopus
Insects, Spiders
Fish, Frogs, Toads, Reptiles, Amphibians, Snakes
Birds
Mammals of the Land and Ocean, Whales
What is the call number for fairy tale books?
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