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
During inclement weather call 978-632-5298 for Library closings/delays or check our facebook page
C. Michael Lorion
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.
The School Street Art Studios is a growing community of artists who rent and maintain studios and galleries at 205 & 213 School Street in Gardner. Members of the studio will have a selection of their works on display for the month of September.
In September the Book Group will be reading All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation by Rebecca Traister. In 2010, award-winning journalist Rebecca Traister started a book that she thought would be about the twenty-first-century phenomenon of the American single woman. Over the course of her research, Traister made a startling discovery: historically, when women have had options beyond early heterosexual marriage, their resulting independence has provoked massive social change. Unmarried women were crucial to the abolition, suffrage, temperance, and labor movements; they created settlement houses and secondary education for women. Today, only 20% of Americans are wed by age 29, compared to nearly 60% in 1960. The Population Reference Bureau calls it a "dramatic reversal." Traister sets out to examine how this generation of independent women is changing the world.
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
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.
Kids ages 5 and up can sign up for a 15 minute session between 10:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m. on the following Saturdays:
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.
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:
September 12th & 26th
October 10th & 24th
November 14th & 28th
Drop-in Storytime (Ages 2-5)
Thursdays 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Home Day Cares are welcome.
No registration is required.
For kids in grades K-5
Meets the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month
September - May
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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
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.