April 20th 2016
Are you thinking about purchasing an iPad? Do you like to sit and scroll through your Facebook feed, check e-mail or just plain surf the internet? Well, now you can check out an iPad air from your local library! Somerville has 3 iPad's to circulate along with a WiFi Hotspot (if you don't have WiFi at home). You can take one out or sit and use it in the library! If your interested, grab your library card and just go to the Reference, Teen or Children's desk to pick one up! If you have questions... Read Post
September 8th 2015
Ever wondering about Overdrive? How do you check out an ebook? Have you used it before? Or do you just have questions? Check out this youtube video on Overdrive! https://youtu.be/0uxw2REmf-M
May 22nd 2015
Sign up for Free Technology Instruction at the Somerville Public Library!  Book a half hour one-on-one lesson for any technology device or program: • Setting up an email account • Introduction to Facebook • The Internet • Microsoft Office • Applying for a job online • Using a laptop/computer • Smartphone • eReader • Tablet To schedule an appointment, call Heidi Downing, Technology Librarian, at 617-623-5000 x2920, or email her at hdowning@minlib.net.
July 2nd 2014
Fun ideas for the kids' electronics all summer long

As we get into the lazy days of summer and our kids clamor for electronic time between trips to the beaches, mountains, parks, etc. it’s a good time to think about the media that our kids are using. I’ve found a couple of websites to be great sources of information so I know what my kids want to get into when they say “but all the other kids are on that website” (insert whining): Common Sense Media is a national organization led by... Read Post