THE FRIENDS OF THE J. V. FLETCHER LIBRARY
Find great bargains for the whole family at the Friends of the J. V. Fletcher Library's October Book Sale! Thousands of gently used hardcovers and paperbacks, audiobooks, vinyl, DVDs, & CDs are for sale at incredibly low prices.
Friday, October 18, 6:30 - 9 pm
Members-only preview sale. Not a member? Join at the door!
Saturday, October 19, 10 am - 5 pm
Open to all.
Sunday, October 20, 2 - 4 pm
Even bigger bargains! Everything is half-price!!!
In the J.V. Fletcher Library's downstairs meeting room. Click here for more info.
Thursday, November 7
Friends Annual Meeting, Thursday, November 7, 7 p.m.
Featured Speaker Marianne Leone, 7:30 p.m.
Join us in the Meeting Room of the J. V. Fletcher Library for the Friends Annual Meeting at 7 p.m., followed by our featured speaker, Marianne Leone, at 7:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, although you must be a Friends member to vote during the Annual Meeting.
Marianne Leone is an actress, screenwriter, essayist, and author. Her unforgettable memoir of joy, grief, and triumph, Jesse, tells the story of her son’s life and chronicles her transformation by his remarkable life and untimely death. Her second memoir, Ma Speaks Up, recounts the story of her outspoken, frequently outrageous Italian immigrant mother. Her essays and op-ed pieces have appeared in the Boston Globe, WBUR’s Cognoscenti blog, and The Bark magazine. She had a recurring role on HBO’s hit series “The Sopranos” as Joanne Moltisanti, Christopher’s mother, and has appeared in films by John Sayles, David O. Russell, Nancy Savoca, and Martin Scorsese.
If you have...
enjoyed an adult, teen, or children's library program
used a museum pass for discounted entrance fees
listened to an audiobook
read a Friends' Bestseller
browsed at a book sale
enjoyed the updated library furnishings and décor
relaxed with a beverage in Aesop's Tables Café
... you have benefited from the Friends of the Library!
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!
Read this great article about the book sales sponsored by the Friends!
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.