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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.

 

A Taste of Rim Country-2016

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On Monday, August 15, the Library Friends of Payson are pleased to have Dave Elston, avid explorer of the Grand Canyon and resident of Christopher Creek, share his experiences hiking and rafting in the Grand Canyon.

Dave is a trained Wilderness First Responder and true “accidental explorer,” who set a personal goal to spend a year, a few days and nights at a time, exploring the Grand Canyon.

 Dave’s book, A Year in the Grand Canyon, includes interesting and unique historical information and a riveting account of leading some young hikers during a blinding and unexpected snowstorm.

Dave will be selling signed copies of his newly published book for $16.00; he can accept cash or checks.

 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 begins 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.

 

 

Tonto Community Concert Association

 

Our mission is to bring quality entertainment to the Rim Country through an annual concert series and support of the fine arts in Payson so doing, we will enrich the cultural experience available to the people of Payson and those in surrounding communities.

https://tccarim.org/

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Library E-Mail Address:  library_friends@hotmail.com

 

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

Please call the library @ 928•474•9260
and ask for the  "Bookstore"

 
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