Throughout Payson Library you will find unique spaces offering a range of amenities: specialized computers, delicious caffeinated beverages, living room study areas, concerts, speakers, a variety of collections, and much more.

students in ACE

Academic Center for Excellence

Get help with research, writing, speeches, presentations, and media projects.


faculty collaborating in the digital learning lab

Digital Learning Lab (Sky Lounge)

A collaborative environment for instruction and open study.


3d printers

Genesis Lab

Bring your ideas to life!


circ desk

Circulation Desk

Check out books, laptops, course reserve materials, and much more. 


coffee shop

Coffee Shop

Enjoy coffee and snacks at our new Starbucks.

quiet zone

Quiet Study Zones

Quiet study areas are scattered throughout Payson Library.

great books

Great Books Room

An inspiring setting for students and faculty of the Great Books Program.

looking into the surfboard room

Surfboard Room

Houses a collection of historic surfboards and hosts events.

boone special collections instruction session

Boone Special Collections and Archives

heritage center

Churches of Christ Heritage Center

A repository for the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement and the Churches of Christ.

glass study rooms

Study Rooms 

The Payson renovation doubled the number of study rooms available.  


Student Success Center