I’ve been happily reading my way through the Dewey system from 000-100. This category was a rather fun section containing all sorts of things to do on the internet, tons of trivia, world records, and various freaky bits of information by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! In addition to all of this information, I digested several quotes from both famous and infamous people and read about the inventions of bubblegum and hula hoops.
In the Dewey Decimal system, nonfiction books are divided into 10 broad classifications. Class 000 is Computer Science, Information, and General Works. At the time of this writing the first book on the shelf in this category is called Eureka!: 81 Key Ideas Explained. This is where I started. In general, I started with this book and browsed the shelf until I had approximately 5 books chosen to check out. Some of the titles I found myself confronted with were:
1001 Ways To Make More Money as a Speaker, Consultant, or Trainer,
Uncle John’s Slightly Irregular Bathroom Reader, and
UFO’s, JFK, and Elvis Conspiracies You Don’t Have to Be Crazy to Believe.
While all of these titles made me smile, it was the latter one that provoked a memory.
One of my favorite things to do around the lily pad is to relax and read a good book. Since I happen to be employed by the Fulton County Public Library, I am surrounded by good books. Even If I worked elsewhere I would still be making frequent trips to the wonderful world of books found at the library.