Questions for Sawyer Free Library building plans remain unanswered, yet trustees “should vote” TODAY whether it’s a teardown, reno, or …

Public meetings – Today Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 4PM  The Gloucester Lyceum & Sawyer Free Public Library Building Committee will compare roughly estimated costs of one addition/renovation concept design for the Monell wing with the estimated costs of  a tear-down/new build of the Monell wing, after which the Board of Trustees “should vote” on their … Continue reading Questions for Sawyer Free Library building plans remain unanswered, yet trustees “should vote” TODAY whether it’s a teardown, reno, or …

Today! Sawyer Free Library new building update public meeting 1-3pm

Gloucester Lyceum & Sawyer Free Public Library Building Committee Meetings– new building discussions (last month’s meeting was cancelled) Note- date and time can and does change TODAY April 17 1-3 Building Committee Meeting to review concept plan May 15 1-3 Building Committee Meeting to review estimate and determine recommendation for Trustees to move forward on, add/reno, … Continue reading Today! Sawyer Free Library new building update public meeting 1-3pm

JOEANN HART SAWYER FREE LIBRARY READING THURSDAY FOR HER NEW BOOK “Stamford ’76, A True Story of Murder, Corruption, Race, and Feminism in the 1970s”

Dear Cape Ann Friends, Today is the official release of Stamford ’76, A True Story of Murder, Corruption, Race, and Feminism in the 1970s. Woo hoo. And only 20 years in the making. I have a reading at the library at 7 this Thursday, April 18th, and I will be doing a Gloucester Writers Center … Continue reading JOEANN HART SAWYER FREE LIBRARY READING THURSDAY FOR HER NEW BOOK “Stamford ’76, A True Story of Murder, Corruption, Race, and Feminism in the 1970s”

Call for Entries: The Sawyer Free Library annual photo competition

June 2019 “Where Is It?” Photo Exhibition Deadline April 26 Now accepting photographs to be considered for the annual ‘Where Is It?’ exhibit in the Matz Gallery of the Sawyer Free Library,  June 2019.  The exhibit is about places in Gloucester that are hard to find, perhaps overlooked, but true gems in plain sight.  All photo subjects must … Continue reading Call for Entries: The Sawyer Free Library annual photo competition

The Gloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Library Announce the Addition of Four New Librarians

Gloucester, MA (April 1, 2019)  – –  The Gloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Library (SFL) is pleased to announce the appointment of four new key additions to its staff.  Lara Vilahomat has recently joined SFL as the new Community Librarian, Gabriela Toth was appointed the new Technology Librarian with Jacklyn Linsky the Local History Librarian … Continue reading The Gloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Library Announce the Addition of Four New Librarians

Sawyer Free Library new building presentation March 27

Keep What Works at the Library – “Keep What Works at the Library”, Martha Bowen letter to the editor, Gloucester Daily Times, March 23, 2019 UPCOMING MEETINGS THIS WEEK ON Tuesday       March 26, 2019 Library Trustees meeting from 5:30-7:30PM ON Wednesday March 27, 2019 there is a Library (new) Building Committee meeting from 4pm … Continue reading Sawyer Free Library new building presentation March 27