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Circulating Collections

PPCC Library uses Library of Congress Classification. The linked page supplies an overview of the system.

Poetry is interfiled in the "P" section of the library by language groups.  One will find section ON poetry, as well as books containing poetry.  In literature many significant authors have their own section of the library, and their poetry will be found under their specific number.

Basic classification for the subject of Poetry is as follows (not an ehaustive list):

  • PN 1010 - 1525: Poetry
  • PR 1170 - 1228: English Poetry
  • PS 301 - 326: American Poetry
  • PS 700 - 3626: American Individual Authors

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