Sawyer Free Library Week of March 27


You are invited to submit photographs for the 2016 “Where Is It?” exhibition in the Matz Gallery at the Sawyer Free Library. this exhibition is about places in Gloucester that are not hard to find – just sometimes overlooked! All photos must be visible from public roadways or walkways. To enter, send up to 3 photographs in JPEG format to: Please put Gloucester Exhibit on the subject line of your email. The deadline for submission is April 25. Applicants will be notified by May 10 if their work has been selected. The photographs will be exhibited in the Matz Gallery during the month of June.


Puppies for eblast

Another Astronomy lecture on Saturday April 2!

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Sawyer Free Library Week of March 20

March is Women’s History Month!


New at Sawyer Free Library:

We have purchased extra copies of bestselling books that you  can borrow and return within a week, so if you love bestsellers but hate to wait for them, and can read fast, come in and see what we have!express flyer

This week’s Cape Ann Reads event:Seagull-Logo-72

Altered Books Workshop for Teens and Adults

Wednesday March 23 at 6:30 PM: We’ll use worn books as our canvas for three dimensional art projects. You may bring your own worn-out book, or use one of older discards for the canvas.

Please register at with Sara Collins, or 978-526-2011, space is limited for this Art Workshop at the Manchester Public Library, 15 Union St.

Sawyer Free Library Week of March 6

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Matz Gallery featured artist for March: Susan Ingram



Susan Ingram has been painting in watercolors and teaching its techniques for the past 30 years She has studied with many well known artists but spent several years learning from the late Martin Ahern. The artist recently moved from Ipswich, MA. where she established a reputation as a popular local landscape artist and teacher. She presently resides in Gloucester where she was also a teacher for many years in the public schools.  She continues to teach watercolor techniques to workshop groups and private individuals. Also she continues to participate in local art shows and accepts private commissions