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Payson Public Library, 328 N. McLane Road. Payson, AZ

Phone: (928) 474-9260 Fax: (928) 474-2679

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Director/Payson Public Library: Emily Linkey
Assistant Manager: Elaine Votruba

 

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The Library Friends of Payson, Inc

MISSION:  The Library Friends of Payson, Inc., is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide financial and community support to the Payson Public Library. We believe that public libraries comprise an integral aspect of community identity and development, and we support endeavors that encourage literacy and free inquiry within the individual, the family, and society.

HISTORY:  Like many of Rim Country's finest service organizations, "The Library Friends" were established as a 'grassroots' effort to support the growing Payson Public Library.

We have evolved from just providing books -- to purchasing computers and other equipment & funding Public Library programs that would not otherwise be covered in its Town and County budget.


SERVICES WE PROVIDE: We offer a Free Library Services for Homebound Individuals - through our "Library Buddy Program." We also purchase books and supplies for Payson Public Library.

PROJECTS WE SPONSOR:  We are an Annual Rim Country Regional Chamber of Commerce Business  Showcase participant.

We maintain the LFOP bookstore (a used bookstore in the Payson Public Library). Staffing is done entirely by volunteers.

 


On Monday, April 20 , the Library Friends of Payson are pleased to have Dr. Fred Peters, an avid hiker and photographer, present a three month video odyssey documenting the hazards of raising young eaglets in the Arizona wilderness. For more than sixty years, Dr. Peters, a retired orthodontist, has explored Arizona's hinterlands, usually with a camera in hand. His video includes amazing footage of a marauding bear.

We want to extend a special invitation to middle school and high school homeschooled students.

The Library Friends of Payson presentation for the community, which is held in the library meeting room, will start with a short business meeting at 10:00 a.m., and the program will begin at 10:30 a.m.

The public is invited to both the business meeting and the free one hour program. Light refreshments will be served. If you have any questions, please call the library at 928- 474-9260.

 

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Library Friends Newsletters

Among Friends Mar-April 2015

Bookstore Newsletter - April 2015

 


 

A Taste of Rim Country

Video of A Taste of Rim Country is on You Tube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYPk5FefVIw&hd=1
 

 

Library Friends BookStore

During April the Library Friends of Payson Bookstore is offering a 2 for the price of 1 special on books in our Politics, History and Biography sections. Hurry in for the best selection. As always, the second item must be of equal or lesser value than the first.

Also while you are in the library, donít forget to check out our 50 cent table and free shelves out in the hallway. Itís a great way to pick up an interesting book for next to nothing, or actually nothing!

Bookstore stock changes rapidly. Therefore, the wise shopper stops by frequently.

Bookstore volunteers are always happy to help you, and all proceeds directly support the library. The LFOP Bookstore is located to the right of the circulation desk just inside the Payson Public Library, 328 N. McLane Road.

 

 

Located inside the Payson Public Library
328 N. McLane Rd. Payson, Arizona
 

 

Payson Public Library WebSite

 

LIBRARY HOURS:

Mon-Tues-Thurs-Fri

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Wednesday

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Saturday

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Sunday & Major Holidays

Closed

Wireless internet access is available at all hours, on the library campus, for public convenience.

 

THE PAYSON PUBLIC LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS IN 2015

New Year's Day -- Thursday, January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day -- Monday, January 19
President's Day -- Monday, February 16
Memorial Day -- Monday, May 25
Independence Day -- Friday, July 3
Labor Day -- Monday, September 7
Veteran's Day -- Wednesday, November 11
Thanksgiving -- Thursday, November 26
Thanksgiving -- Friday, November 27
Christmas -- Friday, December 25

 

Library E-Mail Address:  library_friends@hotmail.com

 

If you have any questions or need additional information...

Please call the library @ 928ē474ē9260
and ask for the  "Bookstore"

 
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