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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: Closed*
*Saturday hours (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.) will resume Sept. 9th

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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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Solar Eclipse Glasses - GONE!

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August Artist
Lizzette Vassallo

Lizzette Vassallo

Lizzette Vassallo, a native of Puerto Rico, discovered her passion for digital photo manipulation while a student at MWCC. Her exhibit will showcase photos of ordinary elements she encountered on her travels that she has combined together to tell a story.

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


In August the Book Group will be reading Night by Elie Wiesel. Night is Elie Wiesel’s masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps.

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

Drop-in Knitting Club
Fridays 10:00 a.m. - Noon
Sept. 8th - Dec. 29th

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.

Borrow a Telescope

Orion StarBlast telescope

Gardner residents with a Library card in good standing can borrow an Orion StarBlast telescope to view the night sky! This telescope was donated by Kevin and Nancy Boucher and will be maintained by the Aldrich Astronomical Society, Inc. as part of their Adopt-a-Library Program.
View the Telescope Borrowing Policy and User Agreement 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 Friday, August 18th & 25th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The regular Wednesday schedule will resume after Labor Day. 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: August 15, 2017