New Bedford Free Public Library - Lawler Branch
745 Rockdale Avenue
The Lawler Branch is located at the north east corner of Buttonwood Park. It was built in 1960 with funds left in trust to the library by Sylvia Ann Howland Green Wilks whose mother was Hetty Green. The collection has approximately 24,000 volumes, newspapers, magazines, videos and audio cassettes as well as public Internet access.