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Library Closed at 2 PM & Movie Night Cancelled

The Library has closed at 2 PM due to the Weather. The Library will reopen on Saturday, February 6th from 9 AM  to 5 PM. Additionally the Movie for tonight, “Bridge of Spies” , has been cancelled.

Cape Ann Reads Events & Picture Book Contest!

The Gloucester Lyceum & Sawyer Free Public Library, Rockport Public Library, Manchester-By-The-Sea Public Library, and TOHP Burnham Library Essex are pleased to announce and launch a yearlong community reading program – Cape Ann Reads – designed around the creation of a single new original picture book! A year of picture book themed workshops for families […]

Author Visit with Gerry Boyle

Author Visit with Gerry Boyle On Thursday, January 28th at 6:30 PM the Library will welcome mystery writer Gerry Boyle for an author talk. He has written more than a dozen novels that take place around Maine. His books include the popular mystery series featuring the freelance journalist-detective Jack McMorrow. Gerry’s own history in reporting […]

Movie Night

The Library will continue the second year of screening monthly movie series of award nominated adult films beginning on Friday, January 8th at 5:30 PM. Starting off this year’s movie nights is “Spy”, a hilarious comedy about a desk-bound CIA analyst who goes undercover to help infiltrate and prevent a diabolical global disaster. This movie […]

Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale

The Friends of the Library will have a Holiday Book Sale at the Library on Saturday, December 4th! Stop by for some great reads and cider!

Tonight Christmas-by-the-Sea Child Care During Shopping Evening

Christmas-by-the-Sea Child Care During Shopping Evening Friday, December 4, 2015 from 5 PM The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce and the Manchester Essex Regional High School (MERHS) Green Team are teaming up in support of the Christmas-by-the-Sea shopping evening by providing child care services during that time! Drop off children at the side door of the Manchester […]

Library will be closed on November 11 in observance of Veterans Day

The Library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 in observance of Veterans Day. The Library will reopen on Thursday, November 12th at 1 PM.

Local Author Visit with Shannon Kirk!

Author Visit with Shannon Kirk The Library will welcome local author Shannon Kirk for an author talk and book signing on Thursday, September 10th at 6:30 PM to discuss her popular book Method 15/33. Shannon has been honored three times by the Faulkner Society in the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition for her works […]

Topsfield Fair Tickets for Summer Reading are Now Available!

If your child qualified for Topsfield Fair tickets (600 minutes read and checked off in the Summer Reading binder before August 7), you have until Friday, September 11th to come in to the Library to pick them up! Congratulations, readers!

Books at the Beach Book Group

Stop by Singing Beach on Thursday, August 20th at 10:30 AM to hang out with Manchester Library’s Lori, Rachael and Sara for a Books @ the Beach Group. Talk about great beach reads, get suggestions and pick up some good books! This is a 30-minute group that will be on the beach with new suggestions […]