East Branch

January 7th 2021
East Branch of the Somerville Public Library in the Snow!

This first week of January at the East Branch, our make-and-take craft is a snowflake.  Stop by the East Branch to pick up yours while supplies last! 

Meghan is back on Wednesday mornings at 11 for storytime, on SPL Facebook Live.   

Other programs in January include the East Branch Book Group, which meets on Friday January 22nd at 11am on Zoom.  We will be reading Wild Seed by Octavia Butler.  Print copies are available to pick up at the East Branch.  Email Marita at mcoombs... Read Post

December 3rd 2020
Somerville Public Library East Branch, 115 Broadway

December is generally a quiet month at the East Branch. The days are getting shorter and temperatures are dropping. But we have programs to share with you throughout the month!

Meghan will continue to offer Wednesday morning story times - join us on Facebook Live each week at 11am. 

Our East Branch Book Group will meet Friday December 18th to discuss The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows. Copies of the book are available at the East Branch, and the eBook is available via... Read Post

November 5th 2020
Somerville Public Library East Branch StoryWalk®!

StoryWalks® are happening around all the Somerville Public Library locations this month. Laminated pages from children’s books are attached to fences and in windows near each library. Each page guides you to the next part of the story. We encourage you to take a walk with your friends and family and check out these beautiful books.

Windows by Julia Denos will start at the East Branch later this week. Come out to 115 Broadway near sunset and admire the changing light and the warmth... Read Post

October 1st 2020
Angurria Mural 112 Broadway East Somerville, MA (Across from the East Branch Library)

Hello from the East Branch Library!

We are excited to share two big programs in October. Both programs are free and everyone is welcome to participate.

Learn to Baby Sign with Baby Kneads, a 4-week class that teaches parents and caregivers to sign with pre-verbal children ages 5 months and up, starts on Wednesday, October 7th. Contact Meghan to register at mforsell@minlib.net.

Baby Sign class is made possible through a Federal CARES Act grant, administered by the... Read Post

September 3rd 2020
Sunset in front of the East Branch Library

September, here we are! 

We miss seeing our patrons. Miss Meghan has been putting together some wonderful children's book bundles, some are themed and some are personalized. The feedback has been touching:

“Our daughter has been downstairs reading as soon as we got home, she is SO HAPPY and so am I - thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!!!! Such thoughtful choices, this is so wonderful!”

“Thank you again!!!!! I, too, missed the library VERY much, our whole family has... Read Post