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By Tina Peak
Contributing Writer 

Tribute to Librarian Fran Prescott Who Shared Love of Books with Local Children


Last updated 5/6/2020 at 11:24am

Lake Wales Library

Librarian Fran Prescott was special hero to Lake Wales area children.

For those of us who've called Lake Wales home, for many decades. For those of us who've had moms, dads, grandparents who've made the Lake Wales Public Library a part of their family's routine since the 1960s, Mrs. Frances Prescott would have been part of your happy place in a pre-internet world.

From the bottom of our hearts, we are so sad. Fran was an amazing public servant. She was the library staff member who knew what a child needed.

There were no....Accelerated Readers, no Sunshine State Young Readers, no Best of Lists....she loved her library children and made sure they were guided to...

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