Heartwarming True Story About the Library Cat Who Inspired People Across the Globe! One bitterly cold night in Spencer, Iowa, someone stuffs a tiny, sick kitten into the book-return slot at the Spencer Public Library. The next morning, librarian Vicki Myron finds the kitten, nurses him back to health, and names him Dewey after the Dewey decimal system that libraries use to categorize books. As the library's official pet, Dewey spends his days offering his own special brand of love to those who visit the library, and he wins the hearts of everyone around him. Dewey's inspiring true story is now available in this special adaptation for young readers.