July 22nd 2020
empty library teen room

I remember the good old times when I was filled with lively teens because I was a fun place for them to be with their friends. They always made me feel like I was a good place to be in and to work in. Without the youth of Somerville, I’ve become really quiet and sometimes it does get lonely.  

I always hosted fun games and activities for the youth and always boosted the mood and morale in the room. I remember hosting fun activities like awesome Fortnite games, Connect-4, and pizza... Read Post

March 6th 2013
Courtesy of storycorps.org

It should come as no surprise to this city’s residents, but members of this diverse and vital community have a story to tell. And your library is going to help them tell it – thanks to a grant from the American Library Associaton and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, which will enable us to launch our own version of the “StoryCorps @ your library” program. StoryCorps is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to recording, preserving, and... Read Post
July 18th 2012
I am working at the library because, first of all, I wanted a summer job. Many of my friends decided to participate in the Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program and my older sister has done it last year. Based on all that, I decided to participate as well since it looks good on a resume, is good for college, and a good introduction to the working world.

On the application, there were 5 categories of jobs and you had to rank them in order of what you would like to do most.... Read Post

March 19th 2012
Join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB)! The first meeting will be held at the Central Library this Wednesday (March 21st) from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. Refreshments will be served. You’re invited, so come and let your voice be heard!
March 8th 2012
Albert Cremin as Charles Dickens The SPL blog is delighted to welcome guest blogger Djinnie Timoleon, who has written a piece on Albert Cremin's February 19th performance of his one-man show, Introducing Mr. Charles Dickens. Djinnie is an 11th grader at Prospect Hill Academy, a Library volunteer, and a member of the Library's new Teen Advisory Board. Now, without further ado, I turn you over to Djinnie:

With a dramatic entrance, Albert Cremin caught the attention of the audience... Read Post
February 24th 2012


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