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-Erasmus

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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.

Witness: Small-town Trump Voters Stick with the President

Witness: Chicago Tribune Visit 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 More Than Simply Ronald Reagan: Carolynn Brooks Returns to "Push Until Something Happens"

Witness: She's All the Talk -- How Did Rita Crundwell Steal $53 million from Her Hometown of Dixon, Illinois?

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