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Levi Heywood Memorial Library

55 West Lynde Street

Gardner, MA 01440

phone: 1-978-632-5298
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Monday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.*
*Closed Memorial Day - Labor Day

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Ted Reinstein "Wicked Pissed"
Presentation and Book Signing
Wednesday, May 25 7 PM

Ted Reinstein

Join WCVB reporter and author Ted Reinstein for an in-person presentation about New England's most famous feuds featured in his book, Wicked Pissed.
 Followed by a Q & A and book-selling/signing
Limit to the first 50 people.
Tickets will be handed out at the door starting at 6:15 PM 

Revolutionary Art
Poster Exhibit by Stephen Lewis
On Display until May 27th

American Revolution Poster

The posters in this exhibit are from Stephen Lewis's collection of more than 9000 posters and images . He is a long-time activist in the labor movement, and the former Treasurer of his union.

This project 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.

Adult Book Group
Wednesday, May  25 @ 4:30 PM

Little Comfort

Book group meets the last Wednesday of each month
at 4:30 p.m.

New members welcome.
For more information about the Book Group,
call Ann at 978-632-7638


We're excited to offer our patrons free "Wowbrary" email alerts that showcase the library's newest items each week. The alerts feature the latest bestsellers, movies, music CDs, audio books, children's titles, cookbooks, mysteries, travel guides, health books, science fiction and more purchased by the library. Sign up with your email address here

Our Digital Collection is Always Open!

Check out eBooks and audiobooks for free with your library card. Call the Library with questions.


Fax Service @ the Library


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

Knitting & Crochet Club
Tuesdays 1 PM - 3 PM
First Meeting April 5

Knitting Club

Knitting Club is back! Join us with your current project in the Greenwood Meeting Room. This is a club for individuals who already know how to knit and/or crochet. No instruction will be given.

Adult Coloring Club
May 10 & May 24
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Coloring Club

Have you been stuck inside?
It's time to get out!
Join us for coloring and puzzle making in the Greenwood Meeting Room.
Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own!

In-Person Storytime
Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 10AM
April 19th- June 2nd

Spring Storytime

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

New stories and activities at each session!

What's New?

For a list of ALL recently added items click here
(list is in alphabetical order by title)

Book Drop Open 24/7 for Returns

 Our outdoor book drop, located near the main entrance of the building, is open 24/7 for the safe return of library materials.

Book Drop

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Last Updated: May 20, 2022