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This Week's Writing Events: December 10 - 16
811 and 813.

The significance of those two numbers? They are the Dewey Decimal categories for American poetry and American fiction in English, and the numbers I invariably still home in on whenever I stop by a library . . . or, at least, a library that's not using the Library of Congress system.

This Sunday is National Dewey Decimal Day, an event commemorated on the 1851 birthday of Melvil Dewey. Drop by a library this week to pay your respects.

Visit our monthly calendar or our "This Week" page for more information on these events and lots of others

Updated: December 9, 2017

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The Downtown Writers Network offers free want ad space to local businesses that are looking for freelancers and other writers. If you're a writer, check our listings frequently. If you have a business, please feel free to use our job posting service.

Updated: November 6, 2010