The library will be closed Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.  Starting May 27, the Marina Street parking lot will be closed through June.

National Library Week

Ready, set, library! National Library Week is April 7–13, and Prescott Public Library encourages everyone in the community to visit the library to explore all we have to offer. Libraries give us a green light to experience something truly special: a place to connect with others, learn new skills, and pursue … Read More >>

Shorten the Wait For Popular Books

Waiting for the latest Louise Penny or C.J. Box book can be frustrating, but there are a few ways you can help shorten that wait! The library purchases one print copy for every 5 holds on a title. For our most popular authors, we might purchase 20+ copies of their … Read More >>

Library Sidewalk Project

Beginning the week of October 31, the City of Prescott and their contractor, Fann Contracting, will begin the American Legion and Prescott Library Sidewalk Improvements Project. The project is expected to last several months and necessitate sidewalk closures, lane restrictions, and reduced parking along Goodwin Street for a period of … Read More >>

Remembering Elisabeth Ruffner

Prescott Public Library is proud to announce a new online resource: Remembering Elisabeth Ruffner. Working in collaboration with the Ruffner family, Prescott Public Library staff created an interactive timeline of Elisabeth’s life and accomplishments. Ruffner had a long and impactful relationship with Prescott Public Library and we are honored to … Read More >>

Lucky Day!

Can you read a book in just 7 days? Are you dying to get your hands on John Grisham’s Sparring Partners or Elin Hilderbrand’s The Hotel Nantucket? The new Lucky Day collection on the 1st floor of the library is for you! The Lucky Day collection offers first come, first … Read More >>

Friends of PPL to Host Meetings

The Friends of the Prescott Public Library is pleased to begin seeking ideas from the community about what they would like to see in a proposed branch library. Two public meetings will be held in the Founders Suite on the 1st floor of Prescott Public Library at 215 E. Goodwin … Read More >>

Try self-checkout!

Our library staff is always available to help you check out items, but did you know we also have six self-checkout stations around the library? Here are some tips and tricks to use them effectively. When using the touchscreen to enter your library card or PIN, be slow and attentive … Read More >>

What to read when you finish binge-watching these shows

Like a lot of us, you’ve probably been binge-watching episodes of shows like Bridgerton, WandaVision, or Tiger King this past year. If you need a break from all the screen time, here are some lists of books you may like. Bridgerton Wicked and the Wallflower by Sarah MacLean Get a … Read More >>

Read these while waiting for Santa Claws!

We wish you a Meowy Christmas and Happy Howlidays! We’ve made a list of winter reads for all you animal lovers out there. They feature either cats or dogs in the story and on the cover. Snuggle up with your pup, or get cozy with your kitty and enjoy one … Read More >>

Flu Shot Clinic!

Monday, October 5th, 2-5 pm *Masks required The Board of Supervisors encourages you to take advantage of the flu shots being offered in your community by Yavapai County Community Health Services. Benefits: The annual flu vaccine is the best way to reduce the chances that you will get the seasonal … Read More >>