Sawyer Free Library November 2017

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Sawyer Free Library, August 7-12, 2017

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This Week’s Book Groups

The Book Discussion Group with Mary Weissblum is meeting this Tuesday, August 8,    4:00-5:00pm, in the Byers/Davidson Room  This month’s read is Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City, copies are available to checkout at the Main Desk.

Devil in the White City


The Speculative Fiction Book Club with Lewis Parsons meets this Wednesday, August 9, 6:30-7:30pm at the Pleasant Street Tea Company.  Copies of this month’s book, Liu Cixin’s The Three-Body Problem, are available at the library to checkout.  Speculative Fiction includes science fiction, fantasy, horror and more.

Three-Body Problem


New Mystery Group Beginning in September

If books are for armchair travelers, why not mysteries? In this group we will read around the world to explore how mystery, murder, and mayhem are represented in the detective fiction from other countries and cultures.
The first book will be The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett.

Pick up your copy at the Main Desk now for the first meeting on Tuesday, September 19, from 6:30-8:00pm in the Friend Room, moderated by Wendy Quinones.

Maltese Falcon

Sawyer Free Library, July 17-22


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Notice of Release for Library

Launched in London in 2004, the exhibition has been displayed in over 550 venues worldwide. The exhibition examines forgiveness as a healing process, a path out of victimhood, and ultimately a journey of hope.                                                                                                                                                                                From 6:30pm-7pm there will be an opportunity to view the 18 banners with personal stories that make up this portion of “The Forgiveness Project.” Stephanie Cassatly who is also a contributor to “The Forgiveness Project” will begin her presentation at 7pm. After the presentation, there will be time for additional viewing of “The Forgiveness Project” as well as a book signing for Stephanie’s book “Notice of Release.” The Exhibit will remain open for viewing and contemplation in the Friend Room through Monday, July 24 (except during other programming).

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The Writer’s Group at the Sawyer Free Library

Each person is invited to bring their current work to share (fiction or non-fiction). We will read & discuss & provide constructive support. Meets the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month from 10:30am-12:30pm in the Muzzey Room. Next meeting Saturday, July 22!