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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 Memorial Day weekend -
Labor Day weekend

Local History Room Hours

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Mobile Printing
Print from computers & mobile devices $.10/page

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


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Thanksgiving Week Hours


Monday, Nov. 19th - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 20th - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 21st - 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 22nd - Closed
Friday, Nov. 23rd - Closed
Saturday, Nov. 24th - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

*New* 7th & 8th Grade
Book Club

Next Meeting: Wednesday, November 28th

The School for Good and Evil

5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Registration required
Copies of the book are available in the Children's Room

November Art Exhibit
Greater Gardner Artists Association

Greater Gardner Artists Association

Members of the Greater Gardner Artists Association will have a collection of their work on display in the Library's Exhibit Gallery through the month of November.

Greater Gardner Artists Association

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

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.

November Adult Book Group
Wednesday, November 28th 4:30 p.m.

Tolstoy and the Purple Chair

In November, the Book Group will be reading Tolstoy and the Purple Chair by Nina Sankovitch. Torn apart by grief after losing her sister, the author, a mother of four, turned to literature for comfort, devoting herself to reading one book a day for a year, which brought much needed joy, healing, and wisdom into her life.

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

New members welcome.
For more information about the Book Group,
call Ann at 978-632-7638

Jr Book Club
for Grades 4 - 6

November Book:

The Sasquatch Escape

Jr Book Club meets the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month October - May
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Registration required
Copies of the book are available in the Children's Room

Fall Storytime
October 30th- December 20th*

Fall Storytimes

For more information please contact the Children’s Room at 978-632-5298

Drop-in Storytime (Ages 2-5)
Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Drop-in Infant Storytime (Ages 0-2)
Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

*Please note that library policy requires that a parent or responsible caregiver accompany children under the age of 8.*

*Please note there will be no Storytime the week of 11/19-11/23

Mobile Printing
@ the Library


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Black & white printing $.10/page cash only

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.

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: November 13, 2018