The Library Remembers Amber Collins

The Fletcher Free Library community was deeply saddened to hear about the passing of longtime library employee Amber Collins. Amber retired from the library in 2012 after a 46 year career. Amber served in many capacities at the library and finished her career as a Co-Director. She was a strong leader and tireless advocate for the Fletcher Free. In the early 1990’s Amber was instrumental in seeing the passage of the ½ cent tax which ensured the long-term financial support the FFL’s collection. In retirement Amber loved spending time with her family, updating her home, and travelling. She will be greatly missed.

Obituary published in Seven Days

The Library Remembers Fred G. Hill

The staff of the Fletcher Free Library was saddened to hear about the death of longtime library co-worker and dedicated Friend of the Fletcher Free Fred G. Hill on April 17th.  Fred worked in the Fletcher Free’s circulation department and managed the library’s Interlibrary Loan services from 1991 until 2003.  After retirement Fred volunteered for five more years to direct the Library’s annual Used Book Sale. Fred was a talented photographer, a passionate reader, a connoisseur of films, and a well-known and respected writer of “Letters to the Editor” to all the local papers. He will be greatly missed.

Obituary published in Seven Days

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