FRIENDS ANNUAL MEETING, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2

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Annual Meeting, 7 p.m.

Featured Speaker, 7:30 p.m.

Brunonia Barry is the New York Times and international best selling author of The Lace Reader, The Map of True Places and The Fifth Petal. Her work has been translated into more than thirty languages. She was the first American author to win the International Women’s Fiction Festival’s Baccante Award and was a past recipient of Ragdale Artists’ Colony’s Strnad Fellowship as well as the winner of New England Book Festival’s award for Best Fiction and Amazon’s Best of the Month. Her reviews and articles on writing have appeared in The London Times and The Washington Post. Brunonia co-chairs the Salem Athenaeum’s Writers’ Committee. She lives in Salem with her husband Gary Ward and their dog, Angel. 

The Friends' Annual Meeting, on Thursday, November 2, starts at 7 p.m. The meeting includes voting for the slate of officers, and approving updated bylaws. Only Friends members can vote. Memberships is available at the door. Brunonia Barry's talk, starting at 7:30, is free and open to all.


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The Friends of the J.V. Fletcher Library fund programs and performers, provide new equipment and furnishings, and supplement the multi-media collections. The Friends offer invaluable financial and material assistance to the library through book sale proceeds, membership drives, and other fund raising programs. The Friends of the J.V. Fletcher Library is registered as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.  Our bylaws are available online. Watch for our mailings or click here to become a member!

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The Friends of the J.V. Fletcher Library help the library serve the community. The Friends support the library through advocacy, volunteer service and fundraising in order to enhance resources, facilities and service.