East Branch

September 10th 2015
Thank you for your patience.
September 9th 2015
We've had to close the East Branch Library due to an issue with the air conditioning. We apologize for the inconvenience and will let you know as soon as the branch opens again. In the meantime, lots of library goodness (and coolness!) is available at both the Central Library and the West Branch - please stop in!
June 29th 2013
It's Summer Reading Club time at all three SPL locations!  This year's theme is Dig Into Reading.  When you join, you'll receive: a logbook to record your summer reading (books you enjoy on your own, or stories read TO you by a caregiver or...even a librarian!), a bag to carry those summer reading books, and a calendar of our summer events!  Thanks to the Friends of the Somerville Public Library, we have many fun and free programs planned this summer!  Highlights include: 3 Kidstock Theater... Read Post
November 16th 2012
Here's a sampling of new picture books available at the East Branch. Children's librarian Meghan loves them and thinks that you will too! Boot and Shoe by Marla Frazee (who wouldn't love a story of 2 canine companions that matter-of-factly states and illustrates, "They pee on the same tree." !?) The Tooth Mouse by Susan Hood Lovabye Dragon by Barbara Joosse It's a Tiger! by David LaRochelle Mr. Pine's Purple House by Leonard Kessler
October 16th 2012
Come to the East Branch Library on Thursday, October 18th at 7:00 p.m. and meet one of the nation's foremost authorities on Halloween, Lesley Pratt Bannatyne. Lesley will share her knowledge of Halloween in a talk and slide show. She will also be signing copies of her new book, Halloween Nation.

On a mission to define the modern Halloween, Lesley delves into the world of enthusiasts, fanatics, and subcultures including Goth, metal, and zombie. In a series of investigative... Read Post