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Dewey Decimal Challenge

Welcome one and all!

The Challenge: Read a book from every Dewey Decimal category.

This sounds like fun! How do I start? There's a list of the categories here. You can find the Dewey Decimal numbers of many books in the Details section of their LT Work page (or see the new Dewey browser), and you can also add a Dewey Decimal column to your catalogue that will show the numbers from other people's catalogues if you don't have that data yourself. Then click "Post a new topic" and start listing what you've read!

There are so many possibilities! The suggestions wiki lists books that members particularly recommend for each category.

I want more challenges like this! You may also be interested in the LC Classification Challenge.

Total members: 163 members

Recent members: MamaWat, SecretLibrary, Rex_Lui, Lucianna-AU, IraTozer, lis488.2018, jbs1, nx74defiant, Franklyn_Azubuike, Sarahhal, Dejah_Thoris, kleh, AaronPt, SMLCAoffice, DoingDewey, bespectacled.girl, miketopper, kay0211, cirdan747, SweetbriarPoet, Ancestorgenes, ritacate, Chrissyfur, kittschien, MsKreinbrook, mkboylan, myha.wilson, itbgc, AQuilling, kesbooks

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Carlym's new list 268carlym, Yesterday 11:41amignore
Ritacate finally DDCing! 17carlym, July 6ignore
bfertig DDC take 2 15carlym, June 3ignore
varielle's Dewey Decimal Challenge 42varielle, May 28ignore
What have you learned or retained? 4carlym, May 3ignore
NielsenGW's Dewey Challenge - Part II 189carlym, May 3ignore
Dejah_Thoris' Dewey Decimal Challenge 112Dejah_Thoris, October 2019ignore
Nx74defiant's Challenge 14nx74defiant, August 2019ignore
bfertig joins the crowd 180carlym, July 2019ignore
Dewey and fdholt 30fdholt, June 2019ignore
lorax jumps in 345Nickelini, March 2019ignore
Nickelini Joins In Too . . . 51Nickelini, January 2019ignore
Is this Dewey number correct? 9ClearShax, August 2018ignore
fundevogel's 2011 DDC 125fundevogel, June 2018ignore
Bedda's attempt at the DDC 28bedda, February 2018ignore
200s for the non-religious? 55Fernando.Sotomayor, August 2017ignore
dieKatze's Dewey Decimal Challenge 6_Zoe_, August 2017ignore
2017 Goals/Mini-Challenges 2lorax, January 2017ignore
2016 Goals/Mini-Challenges 4lorax, December 2016ignore
General tips: Finding classifications and books for classifications 4Nickelini, August 2016ignore
ZoĆ«'s Second Thread 14fundevogel, July 2016ignore
Suggestions Wiki 188_Zoe_, June 2016ignore
2015 Goals/Mini-Challenges 9lorax, November 2015ignore
Lucien's Dewey List 159lucien, March 2015ignore
Suggestions wanted - 8xx 10lorax, January 2015ignore
2014 Goals/Mini-Challenges 13ccookie, December 2014ignore
Sanz Dewey-ing It 13sanz57, November 2014ignore
Zoe's 1000s Challenge 132carlym, October 2014ignore
Mirrani Works the System. 15mirrani, October 2014ignore
Isaac Asimov and Dewey 13fundevogel, September 2014ignore
Sweetbriar Begins the Climb 37fundevogel, July 2014ignore
sjmccreary reads the DDS 54sjmccreary, May 2014ignore
mkboylan's Dewey Decimal Challenge 37Nickelini, March 2014ignore
Sanz Deweing It Again! 15sanz57, February 2014ignore
NielsenGW's Dewey Challenge 509NielsenGW, December 2013ignore
December 2013: How many categories have you read? 2lorax, December 2013ignore
2013 Goals/MiniChallenges 14_Zoe_, October 2013ignore
New group of potential interest 3qebo, October 2013ignore
Ella_Jill's DD challenge 82Ella_Jill, September 2013ignore
823 English fiction 11HRHTish, July 2013ignore
Tututhefirst joins in 60tututhefirst, June 2013ignore
seabear takes a deep breath and... 19seabear, May 2013ignore
Retronatrix's Dewey Challenge List 6mkboylan, May 2013ignore
mramos Dewey Decimal Challenge 8mkboylan, May 2013ignore
1491 4JBGUSA, March 2013ignore
Voracious_Reader's DDC Beginning 67Voracious_Reader, January 2013ignore
Karene's DDC 14kpolhuis, January 2013ignore
qebo's DD 23qebo, December 2012ignore
2012 Goals/MiniChallenges 15GoofyOcean110, December 2012ignore
nmhale's Dewey Decimal challenge 20nmhale, November 2012ignore
Sanz taking on the Dewey 12sanz57, September 2012ignore
Sanz doing the Dewey 1sanz57, September 2012ignore
ampips challenge 1ampipsmith, June 2012ignore
Sanz - Reading through the Dewey 13sanz57, March 2012ignore
tuckea - Dewey Challenge 16tuckea, March 2012ignore
Books removed from Suggestions Wiki 8carlym, February 2012ignore
pbadeer takes on Dewey 67pbadeer, January 2012ignore
bell7's DDC 90bell7, December 2011ignore
fleela's new DDC tracker 59DaynaRT, October 2011ignore
Sanz - DDC Challenge 10Sanskriti, September 2011ignore
BJ Reads the DDC 65billiejean, September 2011ignore
Cool tool - a Dewey Browser by OCLC 2GoofyOcean110, August 2011ignore
Group read: 311 - How to lie with statistics 12GoofyOcean110, August 2011ignore
Samantha_kathy Goes Dewey 27Samantha_kathy, July 2011ignore
2011 Personal Mini Challenges 21carlym, July 2011ignore
I think I will like this challenge 4emeraldpools, April 2011ignore
Melvil Decimal System in your catalogue 6carlym, April 2011ignore
Where did you get your lists of categories? 2fdholt, March 2011ignore
SqueakyChu's Dewey Decimal Challenge 27SqueakyChu, February 2011ignore
SqueakyChu's Dewey Decimal Challenge - Part 2 20SqueakyChu, February 2011ignore
Where are you stuck? 15lorax, February 2011ignore
Group Updates 8_Zoe_, January 2011ignore
2010 in review 11lorax, January 2011ignore
Lahochstetler's Dewey Decimal challenge 28carlym, December 2010ignore
Fundevogel starts her challenge 88fundevogel, December 2010ignore
Interesting Books with Boring Classifications 38sjmccreary, December 2010ignore
review of Dewey's Nine Lives 1rolyat, October 2010ignore
mini challenges 2010 22fundevogel, September 2010ignore
MDS: The "I fervently hope that's a typo" thread 2AnnaClaire, September 2010ignore
What Dewey book are you reading now? 82DaynaRT, August 2010ignore
Welcome! 1_Zoe_, August 2010ignore
m1zzark's Dewey Challenge 14carlym, August 2010ignore
sgstarling's Dewey path 18carlym, August 2010ignore
Okay, ssssshhhh! 23timspalding, August 2010ignore
Semi-OT: Dewey challange with an iPhone/iTouch 5carlym, July 2010ignore
OldDan's Dewey Decimal Challenge 10OldDan, June 2010ignore
raidergirl3's DD Challenge 14raidergirl3, June 2010ignore
The 400s: Language 19carlym, June 2010ignore
The Lonely 000s Computer Science, Information, General Works 14Voracious_Reader, May 2010ignore
310s 1carlym, April 2010ignore
Need suggestions for 01# section 7fundevogel, April 2010ignore
948, the 980s, and the 990s 15GoofyOcean110, February 2010ignore
The End of an Era-Dewey Decimal Ditched? 13vpfluke, February 2010ignore
Deedledee trips through Dewey 3Deedledee, February 2010ignore
400's Language 20lucien, January 2010ignore
400 - TBR, okay reads & the dogs 6fundevogel, January 2010ignore
jennyifer24's DD list 19GoofyOcean110, January 2010ignore
undeadgoat's Dewey Decimal challenge 6GoofyOcean110, January 2010ignore
twomoredays 1000's challenge 8GoofyOcean110, January 2010ignore

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