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 >>

Try Our New App!

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The new YLN catalog app is available in your mobile app store now! With the launch of our new YLN Catalog app, patrons will have a better user experience with identical search results across web and mobile platforms. New app capabilities include: create unlimited lists add and manage family accounts … 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 >>

Love My Librarian

Has a librarian made a difference in your life or gone above and beyond to serve the Prescott community? The “I Love My Librarian Award” invites library users like you to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional librarians. Each year, up to 10 librarians are honored at a ceremony held in … 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 >>

Summer Reading Wrap-Up

Summer Reading at Prescott Public Library has ended, and we want to thank YOU for a great summer of reading fun! This year, 1,077 people signed up to participate in our Summer Reading Program! What’s more, participants logged an incredible 839,123 minutes of reading! Thank you to all who participated … Read More >>

Dive Into Summer Reading!

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Summer Reading at Prescott Public Library is here! From May 16 to July 23, we invite you to sign up and track your reading activity for a chance to earn fun prizes! Visit our Summer Reading webpage for all the fun details about this year’s reading program, including the different … Read More >>

Friends Annual Meeting

Friends of Prescott Public Library are invited to attend the annual meeting taking place on Tuesday, June 14 at 10 am via Zoom. To join the meeting, email for Zoom information. Meeting Agenda Meeting Agenda Call to order Approval of previous minutes Report from the Director Report from the … 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 >>

Movies On Demand

Kanopy: films that matter

Your library card gives you access to Kanopy, which offers on-demand streaming of over 30,000 movies, documentaries, and tv shows. Kanopy has something for everyone, including: Critically-acclaimed films like Lady Bird, Ex Machina, The Oxford Murders, Parasite, and I am Not Your Negro Popular TV series like Alone, The Librarians, The Chosen, Northanger Abbey, … Read More >>