Payson Public Library, 328 N. McLane Road. Payson, AZ
Phone: (928) 474-9260 Fax: (928) 474-2679
Library Director: Emily Linkey
Assistant Librarian: David Grassé
Click Here to Explore the History of the Payson Public Library
OUR MISSION: The Library Friends of Payson, Inc. is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable 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.
LFOP Bookstore Open
10am – 2pm Monday — Saturday
LFOP Booktore: We maintain the LFOP Bookstore which is located inside the Payson Public Library. Staffing is provided entirely by volunteers. We also offer antique and vintage books for sale on Amazon and AbeBooks.
Stop by the Bookstore often to see what will be on sale! The Bookstore offers treasures galore…books, music, movies, magazines, puzzles…we have them all, and more! Check out this special for the month of March – all DVDs on sale for just $1 each!
BECOME A Library Friends of Payson DONOR 2021-2022
The monies raised last year through donations contributed to our providing to the Library with 1,447 books, 206 DVDs, and 64 audio books. totaling about $50,000! Most recently, the Library Friends funded the ongoing expansion to the Library building that will provide much needed space for community organizations’ meetings and activities.
None of this would have been possible without YOUR continued support. So, instead of an annual fundraiser event, we are again offering you the opportunity to become a DONOR…..
Platinum ($1000+) Gold ($500-$999)
Silver ($250-$499) Bronze ($100-$249)
Please consider becoming a 2021 Donor so that we can continue to support the Payson Public Library. Each Donor will receive the following benefits:
- Prominent recognition on posters and plaques throughout the Library
- Prominent recognition in press releases, the Library Friends of Payson website, and Facebook page
- A 1-year complimentary membership to the Library Friends of Payson along with a subscription to our Among Friends newsletter
- Donors featured in the Library Friends newsletter
Thanks to each of these recent sponsors for their financial support:
Bill and Ellen Olsen
Gold $500 and above
Jon P. Coates
Larry Stephenson and Carolyn Bates
Silver $250 and above
Harper Law Office
Barbara Brenke and Larry Forsythe
Tonto Apache Tribe
James and Dolores Goughnour
Plant Fair Nursery, Inc
Bronze $100 and above
Stan and Linda Wilkinson
Neil and Elisabeth Burke
Jan Owen and Carol Waymire
Payson Concrete and Materials
Smart Systems, Inc.
Kiwanis Club of Zane Grey Country
Art and Chris Decker
Tom and Judy Herbolsheimer
Elmer and Lynette Walters
Edward and Elaine Votruba
Donor packets are available at the Front Desk of the Payson Library. All donations are tax deductible as a charitable donation. A receipt will be provided.
For further information, email us at email@example.com or call the Library at 928-472-9260.
LFOP MONTHLY GENERAL MEETINGS ARE BACK!
On Monday, March 20, 2023 the Library Friends of Payson welcomes representatives from the Payson Police Department and the Payson Fire Department. They will present a program on maintaining your home to reduce the risk of falls, fire, and intrusions. They also do home assessments to empower residents to take an active role in their well-being.
The Library Friends of Payson presentation for the community, which is held in the expanded community room of the library, will begin at 10:00 a.m. with general announcements; immediately following, the speaker will begin their presentation which ends at 11:30am. The public is invited to join us for the announcements and the presentation. If you have any questions, please call the library at 928-474-9260.
AMAZON SMILE Has Discontinued Their Contributions to Non-Profit Organizations
Effective February 2023 Amazon has discontinued their Amazon Smile program. Our thanks to Amazon and to you for selecting Library Friends of Payson as your designated non-profit organization. We appreciate your support through this program. If Amazon offers a similar program in the future, we will let you know.
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Library Friends of Payson E-Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions or need additional information…
please call the Payson Public Library @ 928-474-9260
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