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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.

 

 

Library Friends of Payson presentation for the community

On Monday, November 20, the Library Friends of Payson invites the community to hear Donn  C Morris, traveler and artist, share his slides, sketches and sketchbooks from his world travels. Donn has been traveling with his wife, Carolee, for the past 25 years since his retirement. His presentation has the intriguing title “People, Places and Bubbles”; he says we will understand the significance of the title as he shows his slides and sketches.

 Mr. Morris is a local resident who taught art history at Gila Community College for five years. Prior to moving to Payson, he was a high school art teacher in California for thirty-five years.

 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.  If you have any questions, please call the library at 928-474-9260.

 Library Friends of Payson, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, supports the library with programs and materials not covered by the town budget.  Come and join us.

 

  


 

 

Bookstore News

 

Library Friends Newsletters

AmongFriendsNovDec2017.pdf


bookstore-newsletter-Nov-17.pdf


 

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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