Friends of the

The Friends of the J.V. Fletcher Library, Inc. invite you to attend our Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 20, 2014, and enjoy featured speaker, Hank Phillippi Ryan. Hank Phillippi Ryan is the on-air investigative reporter for Boston's NBC affiliate. She's won 32 EMMYs, 12 Edward R. Murrow awards and dozens of other honors for her ground-breaking journalism. A bestselling author of seven mystery novels, Ryan has won multiple prestigious awards for her crime fiction: three Agathas, the Anthony, Daphne, Macavity, and for The Other Woman, the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. Her 2013 novel, The Wrong Girl, has the extraordinary honor of winning the Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel and the Daphne Award for Mainstream Mystery/Suspense, and is a seven-week Boston Globe bestseller. Her newest hardcover, Truth Be Told, is a Library Journal Editor's Pick and RT Book Reviews Top Pick, with starred reviews from Booklist and from Library Journal, which raves, "Drop everything and binge read!" She's a founding teacher at Mystery Writers of America University and 2013 president of national Sisters in Crime.

The Friends of the J.V. Fletcher Library Inc. will hold their Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 20, 2014. Annual meeting business including voting for the slate of officers up for election will take place from 7 - 7:30 p.m. Please note that you need to be a member of the Friends in order to vote at the Annual Meeting. Memberships will be available at the door. The slate of officers can be viewed online. Our featured speaker, Hank Phillippi Ryan, will follow the meeting at 7:30 pm.

Click here for directions to the JV Fletcher Library.

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.

If you have:

  • sipped a cup of tea at Aesop's Tables cafe
  • admired the new decor
  • enjoyed a library program
  • used a museum pass
  • rented a DVD or video
  • listened to an audio book
  • browsed at a book sale or
  • experienced a quiet moment at the library

... you have benefited from the Friends of the Library!

Interested in hearing about the weekly activities at the JV Fletcher Library? The Friends sends out an email newsletter each week listing all upcoming programs at the library. Click here to subscribe!

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!