Library Bookstore clearance
During the month of January, the Library Friends of Payson Bookstore is featuring a storewide clearance sale. The entire inventory will be offered at three for the price of one. The second and third items must be of equal or lesser value than the first item.
Be sure to stop by the Bookstore Bargain Table in the library’s lobby. All items on this table will clearance priced at four for $1 during January.
The LFOP Bookstore is located to the right of the circulation desk just inside the Payson Public Library, 328 N. McLane Rd. For more information, visit www.libraryfriendsofpayson.org.
Route 66 program
Pine Library is one of 50 libraries across the state selected to participate in The Big Read, a program on the great novel “Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck. The books are available at the library.
As part of the program, the library will host Marshall Shore, who will discuss Route 66. Steinbeck called Route 66 “the mother road,” a name that endures today. Arizona has the longest stretch of the road still in use.
Shore’s program and a discussion about the book will be held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24 in the Pine Library Activity Room.
For more details, call the library at (928) 476-3678 or stop by at 6124 N. Randall Place, Pine.
The schedule for Payson Area Trails System (PATS) hikes is as follows: Saturday, Jan. 19, 9 a.m., American Gulch; Saturday, Feb. 16, 9 a.m., Monument Loop; Saturday, March 16, 9 a.m., Cypress and Boulders; Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m., Peach Loop; Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m., Boulders Loop.
In addition, there will be two GPS classes: Vehicle GPS, 9 a.m., Saturday, March 2; Hiking GPS, 9 a.m., Saturday, April 13.
Check the Town of Payson Parks, Recreation and Tourism Web site at www.paysonrimcountry.com for registration and for more information.