Women’s History Month at Sawyer Free Library: Local Historians to present “Forgotten Women”

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Sawyer Free Library, this Saturday, March 26 from 2:00 – 4:00p.m. is pleased to present “Forgotten Women.” Local historians Lise Breen and Wayne Soini will discuss the lives of three courageous women who history needs to be shared. Nancy Hanks Lincoln, mother of President Abraham Lincoln, as well as two women enslaved on Cape Ann, Kate Negro and Violet. Join us and learn about these “Forgotten Women” who helped to shape our nation.

This event has been organized and sponsored by the Library’s Gloucester Lyceum.

  • Date: Saturday, March 26, 2022
  • Time: 2:00-4:00pm
  • Location: Main Floor, Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Avenue, Gloucester

Registration is not required. For more information visit, SawyerFreeLibrary.org or call 978-325-5555.

Author Wayne Soini – Book Signing & Reading at Sawyer Free Library to benefit Gloucester400+

The Sawyer Free Library is please to present author Wayne Soini for a reading and book signing of his latest novel Ed and Jo this Thursday, March 24 from 6:30-7:30pm

Mr. Soini will discuss his novel, Ed and Jo, about Edward Hopper and Jo Nivison’s meeting on vacation in 1923 that led to their marriage and to Gloucester paintings that changed the history of American art.

The event is free and open to the public. Gloucester 400+ will be selling copies of the book with proceeds supporting the Gloucester 400+. 

The event will be held on the main floor of the Library located at 2 Dale Avenue, Gloucester.

For more information or if you have questions go to SawyerFreeLibrary.org contact or call 978-325-5555.