What people say about our library:

  • The staff is great
  • How it makes me so bored!
  • The opportunity to be on a waiting list for best sellers.
  • Loving people are EVERYWHERE
  • Used book & magazine sales
  • Atmosphere
  • Exploring
  • Peace
  • Peaceful environment, Magazine, books & newspaper. Knowledge
  • That I can have an espresso to stay awake while I read!
  • Inviting atmosphere; The LIBRARIANS
  • It is my escape
  • DVDs, Concerts, CDs; computers, Books, the view, Heart of the community
  • The games on the computer~ Lilly
  • I love the staff members
  • Staff, staff, staff – nothing would work w/o them!
  • PPL gives the gift of reading to everone…
  • I love the Baby Room 0-5(probably the Rock Garden)
  • Everything
  • The Peace
  • Computers, story time, rock play area, summer reading & the staff!
  • The activities and Librarians
  • I love the selection of books ~ Alexandra Hardin
  • Is there anything I don’t love?
  • I like the toys!! ~ Lillly B
  • Free Wifi
  • Books!
  • OMG! I love libraries!
  • So many books, So little time!
  • The books!!!!! ~ Gina
  • I love being a volunteer at the PPL – Very satisfying!
  • I love the comfy, welcoming feeling of PPL. It’s the best!
  • I Lve all the nice people that you get to meet. Graphic Noval Club ~ Jewels
  • The play area by Sky
  • The Special “Friends alcove”
  • I love all of it. Computers & the Book Store. You do a great kids program – Great job
  • Easy access, lots to choose from
  • The adult Non-Fiction section! (Wonderful, truly)
  • The Library and it’s staff, volunteers & The Friends
  • The Library is paradise!
  • DVDsBooks
  • I love volunteering! Great staff
  • Meeting space, friendly staff, free stuff! Books Y< > Knowledge is power « Sage F. «
  • The patient and helpfulness of ALL it’s staff!
  • What I like about this library is the fish Andrea
  • Everything!
  • Please save our library!
  • You have saved me thousands of $s. My son loves to read! Thank you!
  • I love that they have so many books to choose from and there is (not legible) ~ Amelia
  • Books of course. But the staff makes it the best library in Arizona
  • The beautiful eclectic Art and Crafts mixed with the books. ~ jmc
  • There are lots of books
  • 1) The staff 2) The awesome collection
  • Will & Café Libre, book sale, THE STAFF
  • Books and Movies
  • Thank you I love that you make it possible for people to read
  • We love books, reading, listening to books, looking at pictures and visiting ~ LaTierra 1st Grade
  • Beautiful views and places to work
  • Friends of the Library book sale & DVD’s
  • Being able to come at the most convenient times
  • I like the computers and the movies ~ Caitlyn
  • Playing on the computer & in the Rock Garden – of course – Mr. Steve!
  • It is fun!!!!!!!!


 FUN FACTS ABOUT LIBRARIES:

  • Americans go to school, public and academic libraries more than three times more often than they go to the movies.

  • Reference librarians in the nation’s public and academic libraries answer nearly 6.6 million questions weekly.

  • Standing single file, the line of questioners would span from Ocean City, MD to Juneau, AK.

  • A 2012 poll conducted for the American Library Association found that 94% of respondents agreed that public libraries play an important role in giving everyone a chance to succeed because they provides free access to materials and resources. 8 percent of Americans have a library card

  • 75 percent of library card holders used their library cards in 2008.

  • Americans check out more than 2 billion items each year from their public libraries; the average user takes out more than seven books a year

  • Patrons also go to their libraries to learn new computer skills, conduct job searches and participate in the activities of local community organizations

  • Average cost to the taxpayer for these services is $31 a year

FACTS ABOUT YOUR PRESCOTT PUBLIC LIBRARY