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Love the coffee and books!

Love getting coffee there. Nice selection of books, very friendly staff and usually some very... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
JR0789
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Dixon, Illinois
Quaint Bookstore

Books on First has a wide selection of books. It is also a gathering place for the locals to read... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2015
roadcruiser
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Illinois
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4 Jul 2017
“Love the coffee and books!”
15 Apr 2015
“Quaint Bookstore”
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202 W 1st St, Dixon, IL 61021-3028
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Love getting coffee there. Nice selection of books, very friendly staff and usually some very interesting puzzles.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 16 April 2015

Books on First has a wide selection of books. It is also a gathering place for the locals to read the daily news, drink coffee or cappiccino and review the local gossip. They also have live music on the weekends. Larry and Brenda are friendly...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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Reviewed 16 March 2015

My sister and I made a point of visiting Books on First while staying at White Pines State Park and we were so glad we did. A very nice, though small, independent bookstore with a wide variety. Coffee, pastries and friendly locals rounded out our...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 2 October 2014

Very cool independent bookstore in downtown Dixon. Nice variety of books divided by sections (childrens' books, fiction, poetry, etc.). Credit cards accepted on purchases over five dollars. Drinks and pastry available for purchase as well. Tables where you can sit, browse books and relax. Special...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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