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Levi Heywood Memorial Library

55 West Lynde Street

Gardner, MA 01440

phone: 1-978-632-5298

The Library will be closed Monday, January 15th
in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.


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 Memorial Day weekend -
Labor Day weekend

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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


City of Gardner Seal
City of Gardner website

Hannaford Cause Bag Program
February 2018

Hannaford Cares
We have been chosen by Hannaford at 21 Timpany Blvd. as the latest beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag program.
Each bag sold = $1 to the Levi Heywood Memorial Library Association!

Drop-in Knitting Club
Mondays 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
January - May

Adult Knitting Club

An opportunity for knitters, crocheters, and quilters to gather and work on their current projects and share information and ideas. No registration required. Please bring your own materials.

January Art Exhibit
Matt Landry

Matt Landry

Matt Landry is a landscape and nature photographer based in North Central Massachusetts. Although his photos are predominantly based in the New England area, they are also taken everywhere and anywhere all over the United States. A lover of the outdoors, his inspiration comes from the beauty that only nature itself could create without the help of human hands.

January Adult Book Group
Wednesday, January 31st 4:30 p.m.


In January the Book Group will be reading Commonwealth by Ann Patchett. "Commonwealth is the story of two broken families and the paths their lives take over the course of 40 years, through love and marriage, death and divorce, and a dark secret from childhood that lies underneath it all"-- Provided by publisher.

New members 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

New Fax Service @ the Library


The Levi Heywood Memorial Library is pleased to announce we are now providing fax service to the public! Patrons can send faxes from the Reference Desk for a fee of $1.00 for the 1st page and $.50 for each additional page.
To view our Fax Policy click here

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.

Pajamas and a Movie
Thursday Jan. 18th & 25th
10:00 a.m.

Pajamas and a movie
Kids are invited to come in their pajamas and slippers to watch some short movies with us!
No registration required.
For ages 2-5

New in the Children's Room
Early Literacy Station

Early Literacy Station

"The Early Literacy Station™ (ELS) is designed specifically for our youngest patrons ages 2-8 and features over 4,000 localized learning activities. The fun, interactive and engaging content spans all seven curricular areas: math, science & nature, social studies & geography, reading, art & music, writing & computer skills, and reference." - from

Kids Knitting Club

Call now to register!

Kids Knitting

Monday: Jan. 8th, Jan. 29th, Feb. 12th & Feb. 26th
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
For kids in grades 4-8
All supplies provided.

Read to Dolce the Goldendoodle

Sign up now!
Call or stop by the Children's Room to register.


Kids ages 5 and up can sign up for a 15 minute session with Dolce between 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. on the following dates:
February 13th & 27th
March 13th & 27th

April 10th
May 8th & 22nd
June 12th

Drop-in Game Time

Game Time

Thursday: January 4th, 11th & 18th
February 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 Grades K-5
No registration required

Play an assortment of board games and card games.

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: January 11, 2018