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

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Summer Reading 2017
Build A Better World
June 26th - July 28th

Registration starts June 26th

Build a Better World

This summer we will be 'Building a Better World' with storytimes, crafts, family programs and reading prizes! Registration for the Summer Reading Club starts June 26th in the Children's Room.

Build a Better World is sponsored by your local library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Monday, June 26th

Summer Reading registration begins.
Children must come to the library to register for the program.Registration allows participation in all the activities, programs, and presentations listed below.  Families are welcome to accompany their children to any of these events.  No additional registration is needed. Kids may register for the program through Monday July 24th.

Wednesday, June 28th

Family Night from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Greenwood Meeting Room.
Mayor Hawke will help us kick off the summer reading program.
The Mayor will read a story and then we’ll play Giant Jenga.

Thursday, June 29th

Storytime and an easy craft or activity for kids 2-5 years old,
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Room. No registration is required.

Thursday, June 29th

Game Time for kids 6-11 years old, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room.
No registration is required.

Wednesday, July 5th

Family Night from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Greenwood Meeting Room.
Davis Bates, singer & storyteller, presents Under One Sky: Songs & Stories to Build a Better World.
This program is supported 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 6th

Storytime and an easy craft or activity for kids 2-5 years old,
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Room. No registration is required.

Thursday, July 6th

Game Time for kids 6-11 years old, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room.
No registration is required.

Tuesday, July 11th

CRAFT for kids ages 5–11 years old in the Children’s Room.
Building with marshmallows and toothpicks.
We will offer 2 sessions of the same craft.
The first session will be from 10:00-11:00 a.m.
The second session will be from 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Children may attend either the morning or afternoon session.
No registration is required.

Wednesday, July 12th

Family Night from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Greenwood Meeting Room.   
Sciencetellers. Building: Tall Ships & Pirate Tales!
This program is supported 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 13th

Storytime and an easy craft or activity for kids 2-5 years old,
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Room. No registration is required.

Thursday, July 13th

Game Time for kids 6-11 years old, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room.
No registration is required.

Tuesday, July 18th

CRAFT for kids ages 5–11 years old in the Children’s Room.
Building newspaper houses.
We will offer 2 sessions of the same craft.
The first session will be from 10:00-11:00 a.m.
The second session will be from 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Children may attend either the morning or afternoon session.
No registration is required.

Wednesday, July 19th

Family Night from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Greenwood Meeting Room.
Ed the Wizard - "Reading is Magic"
This program is supported 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 20th

Storytime and an easy craft or activity for kids 2-5 years old,
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Room. No registration is required.

Thursday, July 20th

Game Time for kids 6-11 years old, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room.
No registration is required.

Tuesday, July 25th

CRAFT for kids ages 5–11 years old in the Children’s Room.
Design your own puzzle.
We will offer 2 sessions of the same craft.
The first session will be from 10:00-11:00 a.m.
The second session will be from 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Children may attend either the morning or afternoon session.

Wednesday, July 26th

Family Night from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Greenwood Meeting Room.
Yoga for a Better World.

Thursday, July 27th

Storytime and an easy craft or activity for kids 2-5 years old,
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Room. No registration is required.

Thursday, July 27th

Game Time for kids 6-11 years old, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room.
No registration is required.

Thursday, July 27th READING TIME SHEETS NEED TO BE TURNED IN BY 5:00 P.M. TODAY!
Friday, July 28th

Raffle Prize drawing at 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Room.
We will notify winners by phone if you are unable to attend the drawing.