1-4 July 2021 - Downtown Dixon, Illinois -- Petunia Festival returns! With Reagan Run and more, too! Check out their website.
Books on First will be open our regular hours. We will be close at 1pm on Monday, 5 July, and open (as usual) on Tuesday at 7am.
4 July - USA Independence Day
On this day in 1776, John Hancock (and unfortunately, he alone) signed the Declaration of Independence declaring the thirteen British colonies of the Americas free from King George's rule.
20 July - USA National Moon Day
On this day in 1969, Neil Armstrong, as he landed on the moon, declared "One small step for man, and one giant leap for mankind."
30 July - Paperback Book Day
No idea why, but heck, any excuse for a party!
A book to bridge June and July!