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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 Memorial Day weekend -
Labor Day weekend

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Drop-in Lego Club

Lego
For kids in grades K-5
Meets the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month
September - June
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Fall Storytime
October 30th- December 20th*

Fall Storytime

The Children’s Department offers storytime sessions in the spring, fall, and winter.  Sessions include age-appropriate themed stories and activities including music, movement, and crafts.  New participants are always welcome.  Please note the age limitations outlined below for the specific storytime sessions.

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

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

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

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

Read to Rosie

Call or stop by the Children's Room to register.
Rosie

Kids ages 5 and up can sign up for a 15 minute session with Rosie between 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on the following Saturdays:
   November 10th & 24th
    December 8th

Read to Dolce the Goldendoodle

Call or stop by the Children's Room to register.
Dolce

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 Tuesdays:
   Sept 11th & 25th
   Oct 9th & 23rd
   Nov 13th & 27th
   Dec 11th

Kids will love the comfortable experience of reading to Dolce the goldendoodle. Dolce will listen to your child read and help develop their reading confidence. Dolce and her handler Peg Kirby have been trained by "Tufts Paws for People," a non-profit organization in Central Massachusetts associated with the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.

*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

Jr Book Club
for Grades 4 - 6

November Book:
The Sasquath 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

Kids Knitting Club

Kids Knitting
For kids in grades 4-8
All supplies provided.
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. on the following Mondays:

Sept 17th
   Oct 1st & 15th
   Nov 5th & 19th
   Dec 3rd & 17th

ABCmouse.com Free In-Library Use

ABC Mouse

ABCmouse.com: With 5,000+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com's award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-8+). From Age of Learning, Inc.

Free access from Library computers and your own device connected to our wi-fi network. Please note some mobile devices require a free app download.