• Welcome to The Stevens Memorial Library - Ashburnham, MAThis is our front entrance. Come in!
  • Summer Reading at Stevens MemorialMany eyes with many prizes in our library's Summer Reading Contest!
  • Wildlife event comes to Stevens Memorial!A Peregrine Falcon demonstration - up close.
  • Browsing our stacksSearching for his next great read.
  • We've got art!Grandma and the kids do a project together.
  • Stevens Memorial Library Events and ClassesYes. We host demonstrations, exhibitis and seminars.
  • Your library's dedication plaque.Our building was given to the town over a century ago.
  • Starting them earlyA Childrens Story Hour holds a child's interest.
  • Stevens Memorial Library artist in actionHow does he do it? Justin McGonigle shows and tells.
  • Once a school - now a great library!The town renovated our building in 1987. This is the beautiful entry sign.
  • The Kids Cake Art EventHere, kids get to make their art...and eat it too!
  • Artistic talent in the community.Dennis Poitras exhibits extrapordinary artwork.
Welcome to The Stevens Memorial Library - Ashburnham, MA1 Summer Reading at Stevens Memorial2 Wildlife event comes to Stevens Memorial!3 Browsing our stacks4 We've got art!5 Stevens Memorial Library Events and Classes6 Your library's dedication plaque.7 Starting them early8 Stevens Memorial Library artist in action9 Once a school - now a great library!10 The Kids Cake Art Event11 Artistic talent in the community.12

The Stevens Memorial Library, Ashburnham, MA

Our library is a town-wide resource for educational, cultural, historical and recreational print and electronic information for Ashburnham citizens, businesses and residents of neighboring communities.

Important Library Announcements!

"EDIBLE PLANTS OF THE NORTHEAST", presented by naturalist, John Root
Wednesday, October 7th at 6:30pm

Wild Edible Plants     

Ever wondered what you should or shouldn't eat while you're out in the woods?

Learn about common plants of the region, from their distinguishing characteristics and seasonal availability to methods of preparing them for food, and even their medicinal value. Questions and comments are welcome throughout the presentation, and illustrated pamphlets with plant descriptions, guidelines for responsible and safe foraging, and a bibliography for further study will be distributed.

This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Click here for more.


The Stevens Memorial Library is now open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The only exceptions will be holiday weekends, October 10, November 28, December 26, and January 2. Weekday hours remain the same.


Story Hour & Craft for young children accompanied by an adult will take place on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. beginning October 1st, and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. beginning October 17.


On Monday, August 17, all log-ins were changed to your full, 14-digit library card number (281790000xxxxx). Passwords were not affected. This change will help you and the library to transition to many new and exciting electronic resources now being offered. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation.

INTRODUCING Zinio and Universal Class, Now Available to All Patrons!

New! Our patrons now have free access to a collection of digital magazines and online courses in a variety of subjects thanks to two new library subscriptions, Zinio and Universal Class from RBdigital.

Browse magazines on any device. See the many popular titles available on Zinio for Libraries with no holds, no checkout periods, and no download limits. Universal Class offers over 500 online continuing education courses. Enjoy remote access via the internet, connections to real instructors and other students, and Continuing Education Units on select courses.

Information on account set-up is available at the Library. One-on-one training is available if you have any trouble accessing these services. Contact us at 978-827-4115 or email Margaret French to schedule an appointment or ask any questions. Try them now by clicking below:

Zinio link   Universal Class link

Introducing Rosetta Stone® for language learning...and TumblePremium Collections and TumbleBookCloud, eBooks for kids and teens!

Want to learn a new language? Rosetta Stone® can teach you - FREE - from anywhere and learn a new language! Your library card number works as your Patron ID. Login here, or call or stop in with any questions!

The TumblePremium Collection from TumbleBooks has nearly 1000 titles with content for kids up to sixth grade, including books, videos, games, and much more. Click here to start exploring!

For those in grades 7 and older, TumbleBookCloud is an online collection of eBooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, audio books and more. Begin your adventure here!


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We're located at:
20 Memorial Drive
Ashburnham, MA 01430

Phone: 978-827-4115

Fax: 978-827-4116

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