Dixon Public Library is situated in the beautiful downtown. The library was established in 1911 and opened its doors…More in 1913. Patrons can choose from among 50,000 books, audio books, CDs and DVDs or use one of the library's eight computers to access the Web.
The library opened its children's wing in 1958 and maintains its collections to the delight of the dozens of children who visit the library each day. Dixon Public Library has 7,500 registered borrowers and is part of the SNAP network.
SNAP comprises Dixon Public Library, Solano County Library, Benicia Public Library, Napa City-County Library, St. Helena Public Library, Solano Community College Library and Napa Valley College Library.
The library offers two special collections: one that focuses on the history of Dixon and the other on California's history. A wheelchair lift allows access to the library's computer wing.
The staff at the library includes five librarians, four circulation staff, six student aides, one archivist, one network administrator and one administrative support manager.
The sprawling campus of Dixon High School offers its students multiple ways at succeeding. The school was founded in…More 1892 and for many years was at 455 East A Street. In 2002, Dixon residents passed a bond to construct the 155,000 square-foot campus of Dixon High School and in 2007, construction on the school was complete.
The new high school is outfitted with two gymnasiums, state-of-the-art classrooms, a home economics and clothing lab, a library/media center, a science building, a music building, a weight and dance studio, a stadium, cafeteria, theater hall, welding shop and a garden.
Dixon High School is home to the Dixon High Rams. The school participates in a variety of fall, winter and spring sports such as baseball, football, golf, water polo, cross country, soccer, volleyball and cheerleading.
The high school is comprised of 1,210 student and employs a staff of 68 teachers and 100 total support staff. In 2008, Dixon High received a six-year term of accreditation by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).