Library Behavior
Using the Catalog
Dewey Decimal System
Checking Out Books
Books

100

The one way you move around in the library

What is walk?

100

The type of search you use when you know the exact name of the book

What is title search?

100

Fiction or nonfiction--the type of books that have Dewey Decimal System numbers

What is nonfiction?

100

The number of books a fifth-grader can check out at one time

What is five?

100

The person who writes a book

What is the author?

200

You use this to mark the place where a book belongs on the shelf

What is a paint stick?

200

The type of search that gets the greatest number of results

What is a keyword search?

200

The number of main categories in the Dewey Decimal System

What is ten?

200

The loan period of a book from the PK library (not counting renewals)

What is one week?

200

The place on a book's dust jacket that has a short bio of the author and of the illustrator (if there is one)

What is the back flap?

300

The way your voice should be whenever you are in the library

What is quiet?

300

The type of catalog search you use when you know who wrote the book you want

What is an author search?

300

Dewey's first name

What is Melville?

300

The number of times a book can be renewed at the PK library?

What is three times?

300

The year in which a book is published

What is the copyright year?

400

You should bring these every week on your library day

What are your library books?

400

The book's "address" in the catalog record

What is the call number?

400

The place on the book where the Dewey Decimal number can be found

What is the spine label (or spine)?

400

The reason you should put books in the basket on the white thing

What is to renew them?

400

Fantasy, mystery, science fiction...

the general term for a type of fiction

What is genre?

500

The person to whom you give a book if you did not use a paint stick

Who is Ms. Barbara?

500

You need to do this before the computer will allow you to review a book

What is log in?

500

The Dewey Decimal System category for science is represented by this number.

What is the 500s?

500

The place we go to borrow books without having to pay to use them

What is the library?

500

The alphabetical list of specific topics and page numbers at the back of some informational books

What is the index?