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Helpful hints:
  • Don't stop when you get a list of Short Records.  Click on the Title of each item you are interested in to get the Full Record.
  • Make a note of the Location and Call No. of each item you want to find.  You'll need both pieces of information to find the item on our shelves.
  • Look at the Status of the item, too; is it already checked out or missing?
  • When you've got your list locations and call numbers, then you can find the shelf section where your item is stored.  If you don't know library locations, don't worry, just ask!
Children's Department Library Locations
Computer Catalog Location  Call Number Starts With Definition
Wtvl PL Childrens Fiction

JFic

 Chapter books
Wtvl PL Childrens Biog Jbio  Biographies
Wtvl PL Childrens Pb

JE

 Picture books and easy-to-read books
Wtvl PL Juvenile Audiobooks

JCas or JCD or JPlayaway

 Audiobooks = Books on cassette, cd or mp3. 
Wtvl PL Cassette Book or Wtvl PL Book on CD

JCD (BK) or JCas (BK)

 Story books that come with a readalong cd or cassette
Wtvl PL Childrens Non Fic

J (Dewey Decimal Number)

 Factual books, poetry, plays & joke books
  • Browse the shelves.  Within each Library Location, items are kept in order. 
  • Fiction books & picture books by the Author's Last Name.  
  • Biographies are in order by the Name of the Person the book is about.

Need help finding a nonfiction book?  Use the call numbers in () to find these subjects on the shelves.
American History
American History (973)
 •Revolutionary War (973.3)  • Civil War (973.7)
Animals
Animals 
 • Birds (598)  • Insects (595.7)  • Mammals (599)  • Sharks (597.3)  •  Snakes (597.96)  • Spiders (595.44)
Arts and Crafts
 Arts and Crafts (745)
 
Astronomy & Planets
Astronomy and Planets (523)
 
Biographies
Biographies  (BIO, 920)
 
Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs (567)
 
Drawing Books
Drawing and Cartooning (741, 743)
 
Geography <!--Find It -->
Geography
 • United States (917)  • Maine (917.41)  • Europe (914)  • Ancient Egypt (932)
Human Anatomy
Human Anatomy  (611,612)
 
Inventors/ Inventions
Inventors/Inventions (608,609)
 
Myths, Legends and Fairy Tales
Myths, Legends and Fairy Tales (292, 398.2)
 • Greek/Roman (292.13, 398.209)  • African (299.6 and 398.23)  •Native American (398.208)  • Gods and Goddesses (291)
Pets
Pets (636)
 • Birds (636.68)  • Cats (636.8)  • Dogs (636.7)  • Fish (639.34)  • Hamster, Guinea Pigs (636.9)  • Mice, Rats (636.9)  • Rabbits (636.9)  • Snakes (636.39)  • Turtles (636.3)
Plants
Plants (581)
 • Seasons (525.5)  • Trees (582.1)  • Wildflowers (582)
Poetry
Poetry (811)
 • Jokes (818)  •Nursery Rhymes (398.8)  
Scary Stories
Scary Stories (133.1)
 • Ghosts (133.1)  • Mummies (393.3)  
Science Experiments
Science Experiments (507.8)
 • Astronomy (520)  • Biology (570)  • Botany (581)  • Chemistry (542)  • Earth Science (550)  • Electricity (537)  • Health and Medicine (612)  •Magnets (538)  • Physics (530)  • Weather (551.5)
Sports
Sports (796)
 • Football (796.332)  • Basketball (796.323)  • Baseball (796.357)  • Gymnastics (796.4)  • Skateboarding (796.2)  • Soccer (796.334)  • Karate (796.8)  • Cheerleading (791.6)
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