History Bytes: “History of the Library”
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Presenter: Bobbie Marquis
History of the Johann Fust Community Library
Opened January 1, 1950
It was the vision of founder Louise and Roger Amory to bring a library to the island community of Boca Grande.
Bobbie Marquis, Executive Director of the Johann Fust Library Foundation, will be sharing the history and some little known stories about this local treasure and the people that made it happen over the last 70 years.
Followed by refreshments.
Location: Johann Fust Library Loggia
In case of rain, History Bytes will be at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church Parish House.
Free and open to all. Donations appreciated.
Sponsored by Bank of America
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