I’ve heard of public libraries doing away with the Dewey Decimal classification system in favor of a “bookstore model” of organizing titles, but never a school library.
School Library Monthly blog highlights one elementary school that is giving it a go. Here are my thoughts on the matter…
Patron: Where are all your paranormal romance books?
Me: (Cringe) Right this way!
Patron: Where are all your books by Jane Yolen?
Me: (Gesturing wildly toward the entire library) Somewhere … in … this … area.
Are you for or against ditching Dewey? Click the image below to read.
(Side note: no spine labels!)