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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 to the public beginning Monday, March 16 until further notice. See below for more information.

 

Hours:
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 - Labor Day

Local History Room Hours

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

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

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Library Closed due to COVID-19

Due to concerns about the containment of COVID-19, the Library will be closed to the public beginning Monday, March 16th and will remain closed until further notice.  During this period, phones (978 632-5298) will be staffed between the hours of 9am and 1pm Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  Downloadable audio and ebooks are always available and can be accessed through the digital catalog (https://cwmars.overdrive.com/). The outside book drop will remain open for return of materials. We are currently not accepting donated books and ask that none be deposited in the book drop or outside the library building. We will post updates here and on our Facebook page as more information becomes available.

Our Digital Collection is Always Open!

Check out eBooks and audiobooks for free with your library card. Call the Library between the hours of 9am and 5pm Monday through Thursday, and from 9am to 1pm on Friday with questions.

Digital Collection

March Art Exhibit
Waterford Street School

 

Waterford Street School Art

Stop by the Exhibit Gallery to a see a selection of works by the talented students at Waterford Street School.

 Waterford Street School Art

March Adult Book Group

Becoming

In March, the Book Group will be reading Becoming by Michelle Obama. An intimate memoir by the former First Lady chronicles the experiences that have shaped her remarkable life, from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago through her setbacks and achievements in the White House.

April Book- The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali

Books available at the Main Circulation Desk.

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

Fax Service @ the Library

Fax

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.

Genealogy

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.

BOOMTOWN BUILD
BoomTown Build will be rescheduled in the Fall
BOOMTOWN BUILD

ATTENTION LEGO BUILDERS!
 Levi Heywood Memorial Library is starting a FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. Robotics Team.  Join a program that gives elementary students the opportunity to work and create together while exploring science and technology concepts.
FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES 3 & 4
For more information and to register call 978-632-5298. Limited to 6.
*NEW* HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.
18th Century or 20th Century. European or Native American. Farm or Factory. East Coast or West Coast. Where does your American past begin? Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online.
The collection includes five core date sets: U.S. Federal censuses, genealogy and local history books, Revolutionary War records, Freedman's bank records, U.S. Congressional Serial Sets
Download the New CW MARS App
For iOS & Android

C/W MARS App

Download the new secure CW MARS app to easily view checked out items, renew items, search the catalog, view and place holds, and more!

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Drop-in Knitting Club
No meetings until further notice

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.

Jr. Knitting Club Volunteers Needed!

Knitting Volunteers Needed

Do you know how to knit? Are you comfortable teaching beginning knitters? We are looking for volunteers to help with our Jr. Knitting Club of 4th- 6th graders. If interested in volunteering, please contact Melissa by calling the Children's Room or by emailing her at mwalker@cwmars.org.

Mobile Printing
@ the Library

PrinterOn

Upload documents here: www.printeron.net/gar/gardner
Email documents to: gar-gardner@printspots.com

PrinterOn has mobile printing apps for iOS and Android devices that let you search for and print to all PrinterOn locations. For more information visit: www.printeron.com/apps

To download apps, search for PrinterOn:

iTunes App StoreGoogle Play

Black & white printing $.10/page cash only

 

What's New?

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

DVDs
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.

March
February
January

 



 

Last Updated: April 06, 2020