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Popular & Leisure Materials at the OWU Libraries

How to find books, movies, and music for leisure reading and fun!

Browse Books at OWU Libraries

Interested in leisure reading or board games?

Check out the browsing collection on the east side of Beeghly Library, in Bashford Lounge.


You can also find literature by browsing the call numbers beginning with PA and PJ through PZ in the library, on the third floor of Beeghly. In particular, you will find the following types of books beginning with these call letters:

  • PA: Greek language and literature
  • PJ: Oriental languages and literatures
  • PK: Indo-Iranian languages and literatures
  • PL: Eastern Asia, Africa, and Oceania
  • PM: Hyperborean, Indian, and artificial languages
  • PN: Literature (general)
  • PQ: French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese literature
  • PR: English literature
  • PS: American literature
  • PT: German, Dutch, Flemish, Afrikaans, Scandinavian, Old Norse, Old Icelandic, Old Norwegian, Modern Icelanic, Faroese, Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish literature
  • PZ: Fiction and juvenile belles lettres

(Based on the book classification system outlined at

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