Card catalogue. I've wanted one of these, my whole life. I want it as a little shrine to the blessed goodness that is the Dewey Decimal System. I can smell all of those little manila cards, just looking at the photograph. Remember the wonder of looking through these, as a child? The entire world of books, finger by finger, all neatly organized in 3x5.

Card catalogue. I've wanted one of these, my whole life. I want it as a little shrine to the blessed goodness that is the Dewey Decimal System. I can smell all of those little manila cards, just looking at the photograph. Remember the wonder of looking through these, as a child? The entire world of books, finger by finger, all neatly organized in 3x5.

My personal library catalog and label system, a tutorial with recommendations. Categorize and label those books!

How I catalogued my personal library

My personal library catalog and label system, a tutorial with recommendations. Categorize and label those books!

Great idea! Everyone needs more storage for little odds and ends...batteries, chargers, lightbulbs, pens, pencils, and every other knick knack you can think of.  I purchased this library card catalog from craigs list.  With a little handy work...it has become a dining room conversation piece.  It works as a sideboard, a "hold everything" cabinet, and even fits wine bottles!!

8 Repurposed Card Catalogs

Great idea! Everyone needs more storage for little odds and ends...batteries, chargers, lightbulbs, pens, pencils, and every other knick knack you can think of. I purchased this library card catalog from craigs list. With a little handy work...it has become a dining room conversation piece. It works as a sideboard, a "hold everything" cabinet, and even fits wine bottles!!

I have always wanted a card catalog in my house.  This picture makes me want to dewey decimal our DVDs

I have always wanted a card catalog in my house. This picture makes me want to dewey decimal our DVDs

If you use Follett Destiny in your library for the library catalog this is a nice little introduction powerpoint how-to to using Destiny for your students.  Elementary Level.

Follett Destiny Library Catalog How-To PowerPoint Presentation

If you use Follett Destiny in your library for the library catalog this is a nice little introduction powerpoint how-to to using Destiny for your students. Elementary Level.

One of a series of library education posters designed by Peabody Visual Aids in the 1930s and 1940s, which I salvaged from a throw-away pile at my library school in 2003. These were created under the supervision of visionary librarian Ruby Ethel Cundiff.

One of a series of library education posters designed by Peabody Visual Aids in the 1930s and 1940s, which I salvaged from a throw-away pile at my library school in 2003. These were created under the supervision of visionary librarian Ruby Ethel Cundiff.

Using the library catalog to look for a book and the frustration of not finding…

50 Things Only '80s Kids Can Understand

Using the library catalog to look for a book and the frustration of not finding…

Destiny Library Catalog Practice for Grades K - 5If your library uses Folletts Destiny Library Catalog, then this unit from The Trapped Librarian will help you guide your Kindergarten through 5th grade students in practicing their skills accessing books and other materials in your library system.

Destiny Library Catalog Practice for K - 5

Destiny Library Catalog Practice for Grades K - 5If your library uses Folletts Destiny Library Catalog, then this unit from The Trapped Librarian will help you guide your Kindergarten through 5th grade students in practicing their skills accessing books and other materials in your library system.

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