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Sawyer Free Library

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2 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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September 2018

Sawyer Free Library Author Talk with Joseph Orlando

September 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States

Local author Joe Orlando will present and talk about his recently published book, One Man's Hero. This is the third book in Orlando's Gloucester Trilogy Series.

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January 2019

Traces of the Trade A Story of the Deep North

January 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The Gloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Library present the documentary, Traces of the Trade A Story of the Deep North, in conjunction with the African-American & Maritime History Exhibit from the Massachusetts Commonwealth Museum currently on display in the Matz Gallery of the library. The film chronicles the DeWolf family and its large slave-trading history in the North.

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June 2019

Preview of Homer at Cape Ann with Bill Cross

June 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Host curator Bill Cross will be at the Sawyer Free Library on Thursday, June 20 at 7:00pm for a preview presentation of the Cape Ann Museum’s upcoming exhibition Homer at the Beach: A Marine Painter’s Journey, 1869-1880. This summer, the Cape Ann Museum will exhibit some 50 original works by Homer, and some 45 contextualizing objects, ranging from historic photographs to period fashions. Curated by Cape Ann resident Bill Cross, the exhibition will be the first close examination of the…

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Harry and the Potters CD Launch and Concert

June 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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To kick off the start of summer Harry and the Potters, whose clever lit-rock is inspired by J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter novels, will be bringing their wizardry to the Sawyer Library located at 2 Dale Avenue in Gloucester on Friday, June 21 at 7:00 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The wizard rockers will be celebrating the official release of their first full-length album in 13 years: Lumos, which was recorded in Gloucester and kick off their tour of…

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July 2019

Trident & Bow: Twisted Tales and Ancient Myths

July 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The Cape Ann Museum, Sawyer Free Library and ArtHaven are pleased to present a mythological discovery and art adventure on Saturday, July 13 at 10:00 a.m. Poseidon, god of the sea and Diana, goddess of the hunt come to life through storytelling, hands-on action and art-making. Participants will meet at the Sawyer Free Library at 2 Dale Avenue, walk over to Cape Ann Museum at 27 Pleasant Street and finish at ArtHaven at 180B Main Street. This free public program…

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October 2019

Sawyer Free Library Annual Art Auction

October 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The Sawyer Free Library Annual Art Auction will be on Wednesday, October 2nd. It will be a fun filled evening filled with incredible art and good friends all coming together to celebrate and support their public library. The event will begin at 6 pm with a preview party with refreshments, music by Janine Lynch and a chance to get a last glimpse at the art up for sale. The Live Auction will then begin at 7 pm, led by long-time…

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Archival Workshop Series

October 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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You are invited to a special series of archival workshops to be held at the Sawyer Free Library in downtown Gloucester. These workshops, to be conducted by Jacklyn Linsky, Local History Librarian at the Library, will address organizing collections of letters, photos, artifacts, and records – whether personal or organizational – and conserving and digitizing them. The workshops are co-sponsored by the Library and the Gloucester Cultural Initiative.  If you have any questions, please contact Jacklyn Linsky at [email protected] or…

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Archival Workshop Series

October 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on October 22, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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You are invited to a special series of archival workshops to be held at the Sawyer Free Library in downtown Gloucester. These workshops, to be conducted by Jacklyn Linsky, Local History Librarian at the Library, will address organizing collections of letters, photos, artifacts, and records – whether personal or organizational – and conserving and digitizing them. The workshops are co-sponsored by the Library and the Gloucester Cultural Initiative.  If you have any questions, please contact Jacklyn Linsky at [email protected] or…

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Archival Workshop Series

October 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on October 22, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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You are invited to a special series of archival workshops to be held at the Sawyer Free Library in downtown Gloucester. These workshops, to be conducted by Jacklyn Linsky, Local History Librarian at the Library, will address organizing collections of letters, photos, artifacts, and records – whether personal or organizational – and conserving and digitizing them. The workshops are co-sponsored by the Library and the Gloucester Cultural Initiative.  If you have any questions, please contact Jacklyn Linsky at [email protected] or…

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Michael Tougias presents “A Blizzard of 1978 Tale of Heroism at Sea”

October 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The Gloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Library will be hosting NY Times bestselling author Michael Tougias on Saturday afternoon, October 26, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. He will present the compelling true story of Gloucester heroes "A Blizzard of 1978 Tale of Heroism at Sea," a narrated gripping slide presentation of the dramatic rescue during the Blizzard of 1978. During the height of the blizzard, the pilot boat Can Do, with five men onboard, set out from Gloucester, MA, to…

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November 2019

Archival Workshop Series

November 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on October 22, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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You are invited to a special series of archival workshops to be held at the Sawyer Free Library in downtown Gloucester. These workshops, to be conducted by Jacklyn Linsky, Local History Librarian at the Library, will address organizing collections of letters, photos, artifacts, and records – whether personal or organizational – and conserving and digitizing them. The workshops are co-sponsored by the Library and the Gloucester Cultural Initiative.  If you have any questions, please contact Jacklyn Linsky at [email protected] or…

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Opening Reception: “Portraits of Cape Ann Immigrants” Exhibit

November 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The Sawyer Free Library and Wellspring House are pleased to announce the opening of their collaborative photographic exhibit “Portraits of Cape Ann Immigrants,” which presents interviews and photos of recent immigrants to Cape Ann and celebrates their stories of resilience and hope.

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Archival Workshop Series

November 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on October 22, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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You are invited to a special series of archival workshops to be held at the Sawyer Free Library in downtown Gloucester. These workshops, to be conducted by Jacklyn Linsky, Local History Librarian at the Library, will address organizing collections of letters, photos, artifacts, and records – whether personal or organizational – and conserving and digitizing them. The workshops are co-sponsored by the Library and the Gloucester Cultural Initiative.  If you have any questions, please contact Jacklyn Linsky at [email protected] or…

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February 2020

Audio Narrator Peter Berkrot at Sawyer Free Library

February 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Ever wonder who the person is behind the voice of an audiobook? Come listen to Peter Berkrot talk about his four decades of a fascinating career as an actor and narrator. 

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