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Library Services

"In the nonstop tsunami of global information, librarians provide us with floaties and teach us to swim" - Linton Weeks

The Payson Public Library staff prides themselves in assisting you in locating the information and/or services you are looking for.  DROP IN or GIVE US A CALL!

Listed below are some of the services we offer:

● Access Your Patron account Online - See what you have out & when it's due; renew check out times online
● Audio Books on Cassette or CD
● Children's Play Area & Programs - books, computers, puppets, puzzles, toys, and more
● Computer Access - Free Internet & word processing. Only charges are for printing.
● Computer Tutoring - One-on-One assistance
● Copy Machine/20 cents per side - black & white only
● E-Books OVERDRIVE - Download eBooks and audiobooks from your library directly to your device
● FAX - send/receive/$1 per page
● Food Handlers Test Administered @ the Reference Desk
● Homebound Services - Provided by the Library Friends for shut-ins
● InterLibrary Loan (ILL) - Borrowing books from other libraries
● Library Friends of Payson/LFOP - Volunteer group that supports the library
● Library Friends Book Store - Low cost used books, magazines, movies, & puzzles for sale
● - Online Classes in Technology, Education and Business
● Magazines & Periodicals - check them out or browse in our reading area
● Meeting Room - Free for non-profit organizations, and government meetings
● Music CD's - all types of music and artists
● Newspapers - Local & Regional
● Proctor Long Distance Learning Tests
● Puzzles - They check out like a book
● ReadOut - a program for youth to read off of probation
● Reference Service - we will answer your questions in person, over-the-phone, or by email as time, and staffing allows
● Seed Library - Borrow seeds for edible plants (fruits, vegetables, herbs), and after harvest time, save some seeds to bring back to the Seed Library. Library Card not required.
● Spanish Collection - books, magazines and a few movies
● Study Rooms - 3 individual rooms for studying or tutoring
● Talking Books/Services for the Blind - sign up forms available for the Free Library for the Blind materials, also exchange for players that no longer function
● Teen Room & Programs - Besides books, there is a cafe style study area, homework assistance, programs, & more
● Videos & DVDs - Free check out; both for learning and entertainment

DON'T FORGET to check out Payson Library's collection through the Polaris PowerPAC, or come in and browse. If we do not have what you need, we will try to find it!