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Levi Heywood Memorial Library


55 West Lynde Street

Gardner, MA 01440

phone: 1-978-632-5298

 

 

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 Saturdays June - August

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Summer Reading 2019
'A Universe of Stories'

A Universe of Stories

All programs will be in the Children's Room unless otherwise noted.

Monday, June 24th Summer Reading registration begins.
Children must come to the library to register for the program.  Registration allows for participation in all of the activities, programs, and presentations listed below.  Families are welcome to accompany their children to any of these events.  Kids may register for the program through Monday, July 22nd.
Wednesday, June 26th
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Family Night in the Greenwood Meeting Room.
Mayor Hawke will help us kick off the Summer Reading program by reading an out-of-this-world story and playing Space Bingo!
Thursday, June 27th
1st Session: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
2nd Session: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
CRAFT: Galaxy T-Shirts
For kids ages 5-11 years old.
We will offer 2 sessions of the same craft. 
Children may attend either the morning or afternoon session.  No registration required.
Tuesday, July 2nd
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Storytime and an easy craft or activity for kids ages 2-5 years old.
Wednesday, July 3rd
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Alien Balloon Twisting with Ed the Wizard in the Greenwood Meeting Room.
This program is sponsored in part by a grant from the Gardner Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Wednesday, July 3rd
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Summertime Legos for kids ages 5-11 years old.
Drop-in, no registration required.
Tuesday, July 9th
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Storytime and an easy craft or activity for kids ages 2-5 years old.
Wednesday, July 10th
1st Session: 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
2nd Session: 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Night Skies Planetarium in the Greenwood Meeting Room.
We will offer 2 sessions. Each session will accommodate 30 children.
Registration is required.  Call the Children's Room to register.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Levi Heywood Memorial Library.
Wednesday, July 10th
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Summertime Legos for kids ages 5-11 years old.
Drop-in, no registration required.
Thursday, July 11th
1st Session: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
2nd Session: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
CRAFT: Painting Planets
For kids ages 5-11 years old.
We will offer 2 sessions of the same craft. 
Children may attend either the morning or afternoon session.  No registration required.
Tuesday, July 16th
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Storytime and an easy craft or activity for kids ages 2-5 years old.
Wednesday, July 17th
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Family Night in the Greenwood Meeting Room.
Rainforest Reptiles - learn about the rainforest and the fascinating animals that live there!
Open to the first 75 attendees.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Levi Heywood Memorial Library.
Thursday, July 18th
1st Session: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
2nd Session: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
CRAFT: Making Flying Saucers
For kids ages 5-11 years old.
We will offer 2 sessions of the same craft. 
Children may attend either the morning or afternoon session.  No registration required.
Tuesday, July 23rd
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Storytime and an easy craft or activity for kids ages 2-5 years old.
Wednesday, July 24th
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Family Night in the Greenwood Meeting Room.
ScienceTellers. Aliens: Escape From Earth!
This program is sponsored in part by a grant from the Gardner Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Thursday, July 25th
1st Session: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
2nd Session: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
CRAFT: Crafting Comets
For kids ages 5-11 years old.
We will offer 2 sessions of the same craft. 
Children may attend either the morning or afternoon session.  No registration required.
Thursday, July 25th Reading Time Sheets must be turned in by
5:00 p.m. today!!
Friday, July 26th
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
"A Universe of Songs and Stories" with Davis Bates in the Greenwood Meeting Room.
This program is sponsored in part by a grant from the Gardner Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Friday, July 26th
11:15 a.m.
Raffle Prize Drawing
We will notify winners by phone if you are unable to attend the drawing.