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Levi Heywood Memorial Library

55 West Lynde Street

Gardner, MA 01440

phone: 1-978-632-5298




Monday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m
Tuesday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.*
*Closed Saturdays Memorial Day-Labor Day

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inclement weather
During inclement weather call 978-632-5298 for Library closings/delays or check our facebook page

Wireless Printing
In Library wireless printing from laptops $.10/page


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Fall Storytime
November 1st - December 15th

Registration begins Monday, October 24th.
Fall Storytime

For information and to register please contact the Children’s Room at 978-632-5298

Toddler Storytime (Ages 2-3)
Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.
Registration required.

Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Registration required.

Drop-in Storytime (Ages 2-5)
Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.
Home Day Cares are welcome.
No registration is required.

October Art Exhibit
Matt Landry

Matt Landry

Matt Landry is a photographer from north central Massachusetts, specializing in landscape images of the United States and Canada. Capturing the natural beauty of the outdoors has been a passion of his for over 25 years. He enjoys traveling, and being outside at every possible opportunity. 

October Adult Book Group
Wednesday, October 26th 4:30 p.m.

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

In October the Book Group will be reading A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith. This sentimental favorite documents Francie Nolan's childhood and coming-of-age in a poor but loving family in Brooklyn, in the first half of the twentieth century.

New members are always welcome.

Copies of the book are available at the Main Circulation Desk.

For more information about the Book Group,
call Ann at 978-632-7638

Genealogy Research Help
Wednesdays 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


The Levi Heywood Memorial Library, in cooperation with the Central Massachusetts Genealogical Society, is offering individual help with genealogical research.  A representative of CMGS will be in the Local History Room on Wednesday evenings from 5:00 p.m. to
7:00 p.m.  Stop by with your family research questions.

Book Club for 4th to 6th Graders

Sign-up in the Children's Room

Listening for Lucca
Meets the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month
September- May
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Drop-in Lego Club

For kids in grades K-5
Meets the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month
September - May
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

What's New?

For a list of ALL recently added items click here
(list is in alphabetical order by title)

The following DVDs have recently been added to our collection. The current month's list will be updated as new titles are added so check back throughout the month. Please feel free to place a hold on any of these titles either online through My Account, in person at the Library, or over the phone.





Last Updated: October 20, 2016