Find a Book
Using the Card Catalog:
-Enter either the Title, Author, Subject, or Keyword...then click on the corresponding button.
-Check to see if the book is available. If your book is not available...you can ask Miss Fedor to put it on hold for you or you can log-in and put it on hold yourself.
-If it is available, write down the Call Number and search in that section. Do not hesitate to ask for assistance- we are here to help!
*If you cannot remember where a book goes, please leave it on the "Return Books here" cart. Thank you!
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Lackawanna County Public Libraries before you drive there
Dewey Decimal System: Take the Dewey Quiz!
The Dewey Decimal System assigns a "call number" to each book according to what it is about:
100's-Psychology & Philosophy
200's-Religions & Mythology
300's-Social Sciences & Folklore
500's-Math & Science
600's-Medicine & Technology
700's-Arts & Recreation
900's-Geography & History
92's-Biographies (Jesse James)
920's- Collective Biographies (Western Outlaws)
Fiction books are shelved alphabetically by the authors' last name.
For example, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will be located in the D's (author Roald Dahl). The call number listed on the spine will be...