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The Dewey Decimal classification system (DDC) has been used for over 100 years in libraries around the world. It is a way of organizing books so that material on the same subject can be found near to each other on the library shelves.
This section contains books like almanacs and encyclopedias that have a great deal of facts and general information.
100 Philosophy and Psychology
These are thoughts about big questions like: What is the meaning of life? Why do people act the way that they do?
200 Religion and Mythology
Religion includes all of the different faiths in the world, past and present.
300 Social Sciences
Social means things people do together. This includes working, living in communities, celebrating and sharing stories.
This is where you will find language dictionaries, including sign language.
We can learn about nature and the world around us in this section of the library.
How can we make nature useful? Pets are here because humans have "made" them tame.
700 Arts and Recreation
This section includes art, sports and hobbies.
Stories, plays and poetry books are found here.
900 History and Geography
Biographies are located in this section of the library.