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Resident supports Beach Library board of directors

April 4, 2012
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer

To the editor:

In opposition to views in letters from Bob Miller and Irene Quiros, I strongly recommend that voters support those directors who have responsibly made the Fort Myers Beach Library a great and friendly cultural institution.

The writers talk only about money, totally ignoring the real value of the library to our quality of life.

Our island has wonderful natural resources: the beaches and spectacular Estero Bay that we much enjoy.

Being home owners here since 1955, we have found that the library has added much to make this island a paradise.

So, to those who belatedly woke up to realize that expanding the library costs money, I urge that their candidates be defeated at the polls.

Disclosure: My dear wife of 70 years, Jean Gottlieb, served one four-year term as a FMB library director during the time of planning the library expansion.

Harry Gottlieb

Fort Myers Beach



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