Monthly Meeting – June 2019

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.; 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.


There will be no meeting in July, 2019.

Meeting are held on the third Monday of each month, except July and December.  

Coming Up Next…..

Monday, August 19, 2019 – Oskar Knoblauch is a Holocaust survivor and has written a book about his family’s experience during the Holocaust, “A Boy’s Story…A Man’s Memory, Surviving the Holocaust 1933-1945.”  The mission of the Phoenix Holocaust Association is to educate the public about the Holocaust.  Mr. Knoblauch lives in Phoenix and shares his story with school children and adults.

Monday, September 16, 2019 – Ray Kinsman, a local Payson resident, will speak about his experiences during WWII.

Monday, October 21, 2019 – David Mikulak, certified arborist who lives in Payson, will talk about similarities between Paradise, CA (Camp Fire) and Payson.  His mission is to promote Firewise practices.  This program was scheduled for February 2019 but had to be rescheduled due to snow.

Monday, November 18, 2019 – Delphia Strickland, the only licensed wildlife migratory bird rehabilitator in Gila County (licensed by US Fish and Wildlife Service) will share her knowledge of local birds and small mammals, and will let us know when an animal should be left alone and when it can be taken to AZ Wild Rescue.

There is no meeting in December, 2019.

Monday, January 20, 2019 – Cameron Mower, Associate Professor at GCC, returns to talk about birds of the Mogollon Rim.  In 2019 he shared his passion for native plants; this time he shares his interest in birds.

Monday, February 17, 2019 – Gail Kittleson, who lives in Pine part of the year, will talk about her historical fiction set in WWII.  She will bring books to sell and sign.


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