Books on First has witnessed a lot of press over the years, but mainly because of our Very Important Patrons. Keep on coming in. Keep on being informed. Keep on voicing your opinions. That's what being a bookstore/coffeehouse is all about (besides selling you a book).
What is Books on First? Dunphy Discusses Downtown "Destination" , Community Spotlight: Books on First , IndieBob Muses on How Books on First Survives (we'd like to know, too!)
And the face of Books on First for over 21 years Where's Larry? , Bookstore Owner Gone at 81, A renaissance man ..., Tribute to Lawrence Joseph Dunphy
Books on First supports the Arts as well as Tradition with Windows at Christmas Walk Time
Witness: Small-town Trump Voters Stick with the President
Witness: Chicago Tribune Visits Ronald Reagan's Hometown Upon the Inauguration of Donald J. Trump
Special Pre-Release Visit: Before His One-Man Show at the Historic Dixon Theatre, Actor Ed Asner Comes to Books on First to Talk About His Yet-to-Be-Released Book
Special Dixonites Include Others Besides Ronald Reagan: Carolynn Brooks Returns to #PUSH "Persevere Until Something Happens"
Witness: She's All the Talk -- How Did Rita Crundwell Steal $53 million from Her Hometown of Dixon, Illinois?
Witness: Shop Small Saturday is Big at Books on First
Welcome, Bryce Austin & dixonchannel.com : Cyber Security Expert Has a New Book to Help the Non-Techie
More on our Resident Artiste Sydni Reubin: Dixon Watercolor Artist Taps into Her Creativity ,you can find her artwork in several local businesses downtown Dixon
Witness: Dixon's Sister Cities Association includes Herzberg, Germany, Which Has Allowed a Police Officer to Spend Some Time with Us
Witness: Everyone can use a PAL
Witness: We have the Best Pass-the-Hat Live Entertainment in Sauk Valley Every Saturday Night 7-9pm See our Events Page for more information.
Witness: Spratt Brothers Head to DC on 48th Honor Flight
Witness: Dixon Arch Celebrates Centennial
Books on First encourages entrepreneurship
Witness: Author! Author! Challenges of Disabled Children Focus of New Book by Dixon Native
Witness: Dixon Chamber of Commerce Main Street in its third year as a merged organization honors citizens, including Larry Dunphy, late co-founder of Books on First (honored for Lifetime Achievement)
Witness: "Non-Essential" Small Businesses Cope Amidst COVID-19 Shutdown
Powering Through Phase 3 Restore Illinois: Stoop Music Saturdays in June outside Books on First
Witness: Dixonites react to Rita Crundwell's Early Release from Federal Prison Convicted for Defrauding the City
Books for Babes Shows a Community's Generous Spirit: Books Brighten Chidren's Chrismas
Honoring a Late Beloved Bookseller Board Member: Franklin Creek's Larry Dunphy Storybook Trail to Finally Open
Witness: She Stole $54 Million From Her Town. Then Something Unexpected Happened.
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