Central Library

Somerville Public Library Central Library Front Exterior

Central Library Hours

Phone: (617) 623-5000, x2900

Our current hours of operation:
Monday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

The library is closed on all state and federal holidays, and on Sundays during the summer.

The Central Library is an ADA-accessible building. Wireless internet is available throughout the library.

Location: 79 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143
The library is at the corner of Highland Avenue and Walnut St.

By bus: The 88 Lechmere/Clarendon Hill and 90 Sullivan/Davis buses stop by the library.

From McGrath Hwy. (Rt. 28) North: Take Highland Ave/Medford St. exit; Left at fork for Highland Ave

From McGrath Hwy. (Rt. 28) South: Take right at fourth set of lights past Assembly Square Mall; left at fork for Highland Ave

From Rt. 2 East: Left onto route 16; right on Broadway; after 3 miles, right on School St; left at 2nd set of lights (Highland Ave)

Photo credit: Allison Evans Photography