Library of Things

Explore our ever-growing Library of Things collection.

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NEW! Board Games

Take advantage of our board game collection when planning your family or friend game night!

WiFi Hotspots

Circulating Wifi Hotspots are available at our Central and East Branch locations.
Somerville residents only

Apple iPads

Borrow an Apple iPad from the Reference desk at the Central Library.
Somerville residents only

Birding Kit

It's always the right time to go birding! Our birding kit contains:

  • Two sets of binoculars
  • Two books: Sibley's Birding Basics by David Allen Sibley and Eastern Birds by Roger Tory Peterson
  • Handouts and a list of web resources for local birdwatching
  • Observation notebook for sharing what you spot

Musical Instruments

Our collection includes guitars and a ukulele. Instruments circulate for four weeks.

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Bring our Orion StarBlast 4.5" telescope on your next dark sky adventure!
Somerville residents only


Our Children's Rooms offer a variety of toys you can play with at home!