Read call numbers line by line.
Most of the library's collections have Library of Congress (LC) call numbers:
The Library's Children's Book Collection uses a different system.
The Main Children's Collection has call numbers like this:
Other Children's books (non-fiction as well as some religious books and fables) have Dewey Decimal call numbers:
The Library Catalog gives you a call number for each item as well as a location.
The location is a general area of the library such as Main Collection, New Arrivals, Reference, or Oversize.
Special stickers help to identify these locations:
Oversize & Delicate Books
Main Collection (no special sticker)
This guide was adapted from the Understanding Call Numbers guide created by Jennifer Sharkey at Illinois State University's Milner Library.