Ayer Library

Ayer’s 150th Anniversary

In celebration of the Town of Ayer’s Sesquicentennial, we will be sharing pictures and stories from Ayer’s rich history. All pictures are from the Ayer Library’s Historical Collection located in the Nutting Historical Room.

 The Businesses in Ayer!




Blacksmith Shop near Town Hall – William Wright


Hardy Contractor and Builder – Charles Kennison

Harlow and Parsons – William Wright

Tannery – Charles Kennison

Tony’s Restaurant – Photo donated by Penny Kelly

Turner’s Public Spirit – William Wright


Woodbury and Andrews Wall Papers – Charles Kennison


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    Tuesday: 10 am - 5 pm
    Wednesday: 12 pm - 7 pm
    Thursday: 10 am - 5 pm
    Friday: 10 am - 5 pm
    Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm
    Closed Sunday and Monday

    Ayer Library staff members are able to provide curbside pickup services, receive returns of CW MARS library items to our bookdrops, and answer phone calls and emails during these hours.

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    26 East Main Street
    Ayer, MA 01432