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Board of Trustees

John Brennan, President
Francis Aliberte, Vice President
Frederick Cowan, Treasurer
Kecia German, Clerk

Barbara Braver
Peter Feinstein
William Fonvielle
Samantha Low
Simon Paddock
Wendy Quinones
Mern Sibley
Dana Tobey
Katlin Wagner
Deborah Kelsey, Library Director (ex officio)
Sefatia Romeo Theken, Mayor (ex officio)


Meetings

All meetings are open to the public.

Board of Trustees
Tuesday, December 19 at 5:30 pm — Agenda
Tuesday, November 21 at 5:30 pm — Agenda
Tuesday, october 17 at 5:30 pm — Agenda
Tuesday, September 19 at 5:30 pm — Agenda
Tuesday, June 20 at 6:00 pm — Agenda

Building and Grounds Committee
Monday, November 13 at 4:30 pm — Agenda
Monday, October 2 at 4:30 pm — Agenda
Monday, October 16 at 4:30 pm — Agenda
Monday, September 11 at 4:30 pm — Agenda
Thursday, August 31 at 4:30 pm — Agenda
Monday, August 18 at 4:30 pm — Agenda

Building Committee
Wednesday, December 13 at 4:00 pm — Agenda
Wednesday, November 29 at 4:00 pm — Agenda

Corporate Communications Committee
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 10:00 am —
Wednesday, November 1 at 10:00 am —
Agenda

Minutes


2017
October 3
June 19
May 9

As Community Public Relations Committee:
April 12
February 8

Community Strategic Planning Committee
Wednesday, December 13 at 6:30 pm — Agenda

Executive Committee
Wednesday, November 1 at 8:30 am — Agenda
Wednesday, September 6 at 8:30 am — Agenda
Wednesday, August 2 at 8:30 am — Agenda

Minutes


2017
June 14

Finance Committee
Thursday, October 27 at 3:00 pm — Agenda
(meeting at the Cape Ann Savings Bank Trust & Financial Services Department Conference Room)

Friends Committee
Wednesday, November 15 at 4:00 pm — Agenda
Wednesday, September 20 at 4:00 pm — Agenda
Wednesday, May 10 at 4:00 pm

Fundraising Committee
Tuesday, November 28 at 4:00 pm — Agenda
Monday, November 6 at 4:00 pm — Agenda
Thursday, October 26 at 4:00 pm — Agenda
Monday, October 23 at 4:00 pm ___ Agenda
Tuesday, October 10 at 4:00 pm — Agenda

Governance Committee

Wednesday, September 6 at 4:00 pm — Agenda
Thursday, April 6 at 4:00 pm — Agenda

Lyceum Committee
Wednesday, November 1 at 4:00 pm — Agenda

Saunders House Stewardship Committee
Monday, December 18 at 10:30 am — Agenda
Monday, November 20 at 10:30 am —Agenda



Annual Meeting of the Corporation
Monday, June 12 2017 at 7:00 pm — Minutes

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm — Agenda

Monday, October 19, 2015 — Minutes(draft)

Monday, October 27, 2014 — Minutes



Bylaws of the Gloucester Lyceum & Sawyer Free Library, Inc.



Annual Reports
Annual Report 2014-2015

Annual Report 2013-2014

Annual Report 2012-2013

Annual Report 2011-2012

Annual Report 2010-2011

Annual Report 2009-2010

Annual Report 2008-2009

Annual Report 2006-2007



Financial Statements
Financial Statement 2016

Financial Statement 2015

Financial Statement 2014


Gloucester Lyceum & Sawyer Free Library: Strategic Plan, 2014-2019

Gloucester Lyceum & Sawyer Free Library: Action Plan, Fiscal Year 2017

Gloucester Lyceum & Sawyer Free Library: Action Plan, Fiscal Year 2018



Vision

To be fully relevant as the needs of Gloucester’s public evolve.

Mission

The mission of the Gloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Library is to inspire lifelong learning, foster intellectual curiosity, and strengthen our community by:

  • Actively promoting the open exchange of ideas;
  • Providing inviting and attractive physical and virtual spaces that encourage connections among people of all ages;
  • Acquiring and maintaining collections that celebrate the history of Gloucester;
  • Collaborating with community partners to enable the library to better serve a more diverse population; and
  • Sustaining an environment for the Library staff that nurtures creative thinking and problem-solving.