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Dewey Decimal Guide

Use this chart to learn how the library's books are organized on the shelves!

Look at the number next to the subject you are interested in below (for example, 560 for Dinosaurs),
then find that number on the library's shelves to find those books.

 

000

General Knowledge

 
Computers

000

Computers

UFOs and the Unexplained

001

UFOs and the Unexplained

Encyclopedias

030

Encyclopedias and Books of Facts

 

100

Philosophy & Psychology

 
Ghosts

130

Ghosts

Dreams

135

Dreams

 

200

Religions

 
Bible Stories

220

Bible Stories

Mythology

290

Mythology

 

300

Social Sciences

 
World Cultures

300

World Cultures

Military

350

Military
(Tanks, Submarines)

Fairy Tales and Folk Tales

390

Folk Tales and
Fairy Tales

 

400

Languages

 
Sign Language

410

Sign Language

Dictionaries

420

Dictionaries

French Language - Hello

440

French

Spanish Language - Hello

460

Spanish

Chinese Language - Hello

490

Mandarin Chinese

 

500

Math & Science

 
Science Fair Projects

500

Science Fair Projects

Math

510

Math

Astronomy

520

Astronomy
(Stars & Planets)

Physics

530

Physics

Chemistry

540

Chemistry

Earth Sciences - Volcanoes, Weather, Rocks, and More

550

Earth Sciences
(Volcanoes, Storms)

Dinosaurs

560

Dinosaurs

Habitats / Environments

570

Habitats

Plants

580

Plants

Insects

595

Insects

Reptiles - Snakes, Fish, Lizards

597

Snakes, Lizards & Fish

birds

598

Birds

Mammals

599

Mammals

 

600

Technology

 
Inventions

600

Inventions

The Human Body & Medical Science

610

Medical Science

Transportation

620

Transportation

Space Exploration

629

Space Exploration

Pets

636

Pets

Cooking and Recipes

641

Cooking

 

700

Art & Games

 
Sculpture, Origami

730

Sculpture & Origami

Arts and Crafts

740

Arts & Crafts

Famous Artists

759

Famous Artists

Music

780

Music

Games

790

Games

Magic Tricks

793

Magic Tricks

Sports

796

Sports

 

800

Literature

 
Poetry

811

Poetry

Plays, Scripts, Theatre

812

Plays

Speeches

815

Speeches

William Shakespeare

820

Shakespeare

 

900

History & Geography

 
Pirates, Explorers

910

Explorers & Pirates

Maps

912

Maps

Archeology, Fossils

930

Archeology

European History

940

European History

American History

973

US History