Special Collections

Levi Heywood Memorial Library
55 W. Lynde St.
Gardner MA , 01440 2672
FAX: (978)630-2864
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Kathleen D. Leslie, Director
Hours: M, Tue, Th 9-6 W 9-7 Fri, Sat 9-1 Please call for Local History Room open hours
Seasonal Hours:
  June-August: Closed Saturday
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://cmars.cwmars.org/search~S18
Services for the Disabled:
  Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Handicapped parking
Name: Local History Room
Collections: 2
Formats: 4 linear feet of manuscripts 20 linear feet of archives 900 volumes of monographs 25 newspapers 12 volumes of maps 40 linear feet of photographs 200 pamphlets 1 volume of microforms 27 8mm. motion picture reels
Collection Description:
  Gardner Local History & Genealogy Collection
Heywood-Wakefield Co. Archives
Access: Limited hours. Call for open hours
Copying: Self-service copying for a fee
Loans: No loans permitted
Finding Guides Available:
  Guide to monographic collection Guides for archives' records groups Guide to photographic collection
Directions: Take Route 2 West. Gardner is approximately 15 miles West of Fitchburg. Take the Route 68 exit (Hubbardston, Baldwinville) and bear right under the railroad bridge after leaving exit ramp. Follow Route 68 (Main Street) toward Gardner Center, past Willow Street and City Hall Ave. At the end of next block turn right onto W. Lynde St. Library is ahead of you on right. Parking is available in library lot or in City lots across the street.