• December Craft Bags!

    Most of the supplies needed to complete the crafts will be included in the bag as well as instructions for how to make them.

    Bags will be available starting December 1st for as long as supplies last.

    Stop at the front desk (in the adult library) to request one!

  • Mrs. Claus is Comin' to Town!

    We are excited to welcome Mrs. Claus back to the Dixon Public Library!

    She'll be sharing stories with the kids and checking the naughty and nice list for names.

    The Sauk Valley Reading Council has offered to help us with the program, and they will have a fun "Book Walk" activity set up in the library program room.

    We'll also have holiday crafts available. This is a free event and no registration is required. Hope to see you there!

  • New! Bookbrowse is available!

    We are pleased to announce the availability of Book Browse for our patrons!

    Go to our personalized URL of http://bookbrowse.com/DPL  to explore!

  • Current Hours

    Current hours for the Dixon Public Library:

    Monday - Wednesday:  9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

    Thursday -Friday:  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Saturday:  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  • DPL Off The Shelf

    Dixon Public Library is excited to announce that we have a blog!

    Our own Jenni has lots of ideas for your next read.

    Find it HERE

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Our publications

Dixon Public Library has published three short books with the help of local historian Duane Paulsen.

Memories of the Green River Ordnance Plant, 1942-1945 by Duane Paulsen, 1995. Copies can be purchased at the library, at Books on First and online from here.

Lincoln in Dixon by Nancy Gilfillan and Duane Paulsen, 1992. Copies can be purchased at the library, at Books on First and online from here.

A People's Legacy: History Of the Dixon Public Library 1895-2004 by Duane Paulsen, 2004. Copies can be purchased at the library.

In addition, the current director wrote Soldiers of Dixon: A Centennial Tribute to the men of Dixon who died during the First World War which can be downloaded for free from here.

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