Donate to the Library

The following is a list of library funding opportunities: 

  • Building fund
  • Furniture fund
  • Technology fund
  • Programming fund (for sponsorship of library programs and events for children, teens, adults, and families)
  • Acquisition fund (for the purchase of books, magazines, music, movies, ebooks, audiobooks and more)
  • Staff development fund

To make a gift, please make a check out to The Somerville Public Library, and mail to the library, attention: Director, 79 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02143. Please include a note indicating the purpose for which you would like your gift to be used. And, yes, your gift is tax-deductible.

Feel free to contact library director Cathy Piantigini at (617) 623-5000, or via email if you wish to learn more, or to discuss a gift you have in mind.

Alternatively, you can make a gift to the Friends of the Library, which will help support programs for children, teens, adults, and families throughout the year. To do so, click on the 'Donate' button, below:



At this time, the library is not accepting donations of gently-used books, DVDs, and music CDs.

Thank you for your support!