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Winter 2019 (Volume 3 issue 2)

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In the News

New awning shades library amphitheater. Gloucester Daily Times, August 10, 2021.

Summer workshops at Sawyer Free Library helps residents find job opportunities. Cape Ann Beacon I Wicked Local Gloucester, July 20, 2021.

Our View: Another Role for LibrariesThe Eagle Tribune. July 16, 2021.

Library restores historic murals. The Salem News, July 7, 2021.

Sawyer Free Library kicks off summer reading programs. Cape Ann Beacon I Wicked Local Gloucester, July 2, 2021.

Friends of the Sawyer Free Library Bookstore is now open. Cape Ann Beacon I Wicked Local Gloucester, June 22, 2021.

Cape Ann Book Club looks at books inspiring local theatre. Gloucester Daily Times, June 19, 2021.

Poetry without Paper Winners Named. Gloucester Daily Times, June 19, 2021.

Library offering help for job seekers. Gloucester Daily Times, May 22, 2021.

Free website connects Gloucester residents to services in 104 languages. The Boston Globe, May 16, 2021.

Gloucester schools’ art fest underway: Library showcasing students’ work. Gloucester Daily Times, May 13, 2021. 

Library adds mascot to the staff. Gloucester Daily Times, May 1, 2021. 

SFL’s Jenny Benedict and Wellspring House’s Melissa Dimond Discuss Gloucester Connection. 1623 Studios | Cape Ann Today, April 27, 2021.

Sawyer Free Library to launch Informative Series. Cape Ann Beacon I Wicked Local Gloucester, April 23, 2021.

Sawyer Free Library Wellspring Launch Website for Local Services. Cape Ann Beacon I Wicked Local Gloucester, April 7, 2021.

Talk of the Times: New multilingual site connects people with help. Gloucester Daily Times, April 3 and 5, 2021.

Sawyer Free Library adds staff. Gloucester Daily Times, March 7, 2021. 

Sawyer Free Library to host poetry contest. Cape Ann Beacon I Wicked Local Gloucester, March 2, 2021.

Sawyer Free Library Announces new staff additions. Cape Ann Beacon I Wicked Local Gloucester, March 2, 2021.

SFL Program to spotlight transformative relationships. Gloucester Daily Times, February 21, 2021. 

Jenny Benedict updates community on the Sawyer Free Library’s recent reopening. 1623 Studios | Cape Ann Today, November 25, 2020.

Computer donated in longtime library staffer’s memory. Gloucester Daily Times, November 30, 2020.

Sawyer Free Library reopens for services. The Boston Globe, November 9, 2020.

Sawyer Free reopens Friday. Select services, student study hall offered. Gloucester Daily Times, October 29, 2020.

A Conversation with Bill McKibben Presented by the Sawyer Free LibraryYouTube, September 22, 2020.

Sawyer Free Library to present: A Cape Ann Conversation on Climate Change with Author, Environmentalist, and Activist Bill McKibbenThe Cricket, September 4, 2020.

Sawyer Free Library announces new director. Cape Ann Beacon I Wicked Local Gloucester, July 3, 2020.

Sawyer Free Library hires new director. Gloucester Daily Times, July 3, 2020.

Sawyer Free Library Appoints Janet Benedict as New DirectorNorth Shore Magazine, July 2, 2020.

Gloucester’s Sawyer Free Library names new director. The Boston Globe, June 30, 2020.

Library kicks off climate change series Monday. Gloucester Daily Times, June 21, 2020.  

Sawyer Free Library to launch Gloucester Reads. Cape Ann Beacon I Wicked Local Gloucester, June 20, 2020.

Cape Ann libraries plan for reopening: Curbside Pickup to begin Monday in Gloucester. Gloucester Daily Times, June 5, 2020

Sawyer Free Announces a New Board President. Cape Ann Beacon I North Shore Sunday l Wicked Local Gloucester, June 5, 2020.

Sibley elected president of Sawyer Free Library Directors. Gloucester Daily Times, May 20, 2020.     

With a little help from The Friends: Supporters of the Sawyer Free Library Turn a Page towards the FutureCape Ann Magazine, Spring 2020.

Gloucester Library Eliminates Overdue Fines on Most BooksThe Boston Globe, February 18, 2020.

Sawyer Free Library Says Farewell to Fines. Gloucester Daily Times, February 15, 2020.

Sawyer Free Library Expansion Moves Forward. Cape Ann Beacon I North Shore Sunday l Wicked Local Gloucester, January 31, 2020.

Consultants: Plans for library are feasible. Gloucester Daily Times, January 30, 2020.

Sawyer Free Director Retiring. Gloucester Daily Times, January 11, 2020.

Sawyer Free Celebrates Harry Potter at Open House. Gloucester Daily Times, December 20, 2019.

Gloucester Lyceum, Sawyer Free Library announce new librarians. Cape Ann Beacon I North Shore Sunday l Wicked Local Gloucester, December 6, 2019.

My View: Strong libraries = strong communities. Gloucester Daily Times, November 20, 2019.

“Portraits of Cape Ann Immigrants” exhibit opens at Sawyer Free Library. The Gillnetter, November 18, 2019

They came to call Cape Ann home: Photo exhibit at Sawyer Free Library. Gloucester Daily Times, November 13, 2019.

The Sawyer Free Library and Wellspring House are Pleased to Announce their Collaborative Photo Exhibition “Portraits of Cape Ann Immigrants.” Good Morning Gloucester, November 11, 2019.

Sawyer Free Library to host Michael Tougias. Cape Ann Beacon I North Shore Sunday l Wicked Local Gloucester, October 25, 2019.

Around Cape Ann: Sawyer Free Library to host Michael Tougias. Gloucester Daily Times, October 24, 2019.

Library to present author Michael Tougias. Good Morning Gloucester, October 24, 2019.

Sawyer Free Library hosts Community Baby Shower. Cape Ann Beacon I North Shore Sunday l Wicked Local Gloucester, October 5, 2019.

Past Press

Sawyer Free hosts annual art auction. Gloucester Daily Times, September 30, 2019

One Game One Community. Cape Ann Beacon l Wicked Local Gloucester, September 27, 2019.

Cape Ann Arts: Annual Art Auction Benefit at Sawyer Free Library. Cape Ann Beacon l Wicked Local Gloucester, September 27, 2019.

Everyone is Equal: Alumni, Immigrants battle to tie in matchup. Gloucester Daily Times, September 25, 2019.

Around Cape Ann: Sawyer Free Library Art Auction on Tap. Gloucester Daily Times, September 25, 2019.

An Inaugural Community Soccer Game. Gloucester Daily Times, September 20, 2019.

Closing Reception Thursday for One Upon a Time Contest. Gloucester Daily Times, September 20, 2019.

Sawyer Free Library to hold Art Benefit. Cape Ann Beacon I North Shore Sunday l Wicked Local Gloucester, September 20, 2019.

Crunch Time: One Game One Community. Gloucester Daily Times, September 18, 2019.

Community Soccer Game on 9/21. Good Morning Gloucester, September 17, 2019.

Sawyer Free Library to Host Discussion with Local Business Leaders on September 11. Good Morning Gloucester, September 7, 2019.

Cinema Leaving Main Street. Gloucester Daily Times, August 6, 2019.

Sawyer Free Library was Rocking on Friday Night. Cape Ann Beacon/Wicked Local Gloucester. June 26, 2019.

Rockers Attract Wizarding Crowd. Gloucester Daily Times. June 25, 2019.

Sawyer Free Library was Rocking on Friday Night. Good Morning Gloucester. June 24, 2019.

Library hosts Harry and the Potters Concert Friday. Gloucester Daily Times. June 20, 2019.

Talk of the Times: Talking Homer. Gloucester Daily Times. June 14, 2019.

Around Cape Ann: A full palette of events. Gloucester Daily Times. June 12, 2019.

Curator’s Preview: ‘Homer on the Beach. ‘ Gloucester Daily Times. June 9, 2019.

Sawyer Free Library to Host Summer Reading Program. Wicked Local Gloucester. June 7, 2019.

Sawyer Free Library Recognizes Volunteers with Annual Award. Gloucester Daily Times. May 29, 2019.

“We have a plan”: Sawyer Free trustees look to raise $16 for library renovation. Gloucester Daily Times. May 21, 2019.

Tulip Thief Gives Painting to Security Guard. Gloucester Daily Times. May 16, 2019.

Sawyer Free Trustees eye renovation. Gloucester Daily Times. May 17, 2019.

ArtWeek 2019 Kicks off in Gloucester at the Sawyer Free Library. Manchester Cricket. April 26, 2019.

Art and culture will take center stage at the Gloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Library during ArtWeek 2019. Gloucester Daily Times. April 26, 2019.

Gloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Library to host ArtWeek Events. Wicked Local Gloucester. April 23, 2019.

The Gloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Library Announce the Addition of Four New Librarians. Good Morning Gloucester. April 4, 2019.

Sawyer Free Library Announces New Hires. Wicked Local Gloucester. April 6, 2019.

Library Digitizing Earliest Records. Gloucester Daily Times. April 4, 2019.

Four Join Staff at Sawyer Free Library. Gloucester Daily Times. April 4, 2019.

Saving, Sharing city’s history. Wicked Local Gloucester. April 1, 2019.