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This Week’s Events and News

Early Intervention Toddler Groups: Monday at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday at 9:45 a.m.

Zyla the Therapy Dog will be in on Tuesday afternoon and has an opening at 2:45 p.m.! Come meet and read to your new best friend!

Wednesday, July 26, at 10:00 a.m.: Curious Critters!  Come visit with and learn about some curious creatures at this live animal show!  All are welcome.

Wednesday, July 26, 3:30 p.m. Portuguese Storytime! Join Lidiane Sands for her very fun, popular, and educational storytime!

Reminder for those registered for Yoga for Kids: the last class will be this Thursday, July 27 at 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, July 27, 4:00 p.m. Junior STEAM Team. Build creative structures with toothpicks and gumdrops! Please register.

Reminder for those registered: Lego Club will be on Friday, July 28 at 10:30 a.m.

Come Build a Better World!



June in the Matz Gallery

Where is it?

You are invited to submit photographs for the 2017 “Where is It” exhibition in the Matz Gallery at the Sawyer Free Library. The 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 e-mail. Photographs selected for the show need to be framed and matted with sizes between 12″ x 12″ and 24″ X 20″.

If you cannot send digital images, please send an email to the Matz Gallery Committee at and ask to arrange a time to show your work to the committee.

The deadline for submission is April 28. Applicants will be notified by may 12 if their work has been selected. The photographs will be exhibited in the Matz Gallery during the month of June.


Using the My Lists feature

The My Lists feature allows you to create, edit, share, and remove lists.

Lists are lists of items that can be used for any number of purposes. For example, to keep track of what books you have read, books you would like to read, to maintain a class reading list, to maintain a reading list for a book club, to keep a list of books you would like for your birthday. There are an unlimited number of uses.
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Library Tip

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Current Topic Booklist

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National Book Critics Circle Winners

The National Book Critics Circle was founded in April 1974 at the Algonquin Hotel in New York City and has over 600 members. Awards are given each March to honor the best literature published the previous year in the United States in six categories — autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The 2016 award winners are:
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Overdrive’s Big Read

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