Friends of the SFL’s Online ART AUCTION is now OPEN! Let the bidding begin!

The Friends of the Sawyer Free Library Annual Art Auction is now open ONLINE at through midnight, Wednesday, October 5th!

Don’t miss your chance to win an original piece of art by both established and emerging artists throughout the Cape Ann community! There are over 50 pieces of art including paintings, drawings, and mixed media, in varying sizes! Check it all out online at  

So be sure to bid, and keep bidding, all the while knowing it is a win, win for everyone! You get an exceptional piece of art, and you support the Sawyer Free Library! Be a part of the fun! And start bidding today!

Online Bidding is OPEN Friday, October 1 – Wednesday, October 5 at

The Friends of the Sawyer Free Library is very grateful for the talented and generous artists who offer their art, time, and talent to make this library fundraiser a success. Each year countless artists donate to this important benefit demonstrating their commitment to the community and the mission of the Library. 

The funds raised from the Art Auction support a variety of special programs offered throughout the year for children, teens, and adults, museum passes made available to the community, and many other Library requests. 

Survivor (Paint Factory) Gloucester by Ray Crane
Dog Dog Dog by Coco Berkman
Our Lady of Good Voyage by Patricia McCarthy

Thanks to the Friends of the Sawyer Free Library’s generosity and hard work, the community has culturally rich and diverse library programs and services that otherwise would not be possible.  For more information of the Friends of the Sawyer Free Library visit:

Half Moon Beach by Katherine Coakley
Low Tide by Ted Bidwell

To bid go to ! Thank you for your support!

Summer on the Annisquam River by Melissa Aliberte