In accordance with City of Somerville social distancing measures for COVID-19, all Somerville Public Library locations are closed for now to support the well-being of our residents.
Central Library Hours
Phone: (617) 623-5000, x2900
Please note: The building is closed.
Staff are unavailable to answer phones between 1 and 2 pm.
Contactless pickup hours are 9:30-12:30 and 2:15-5:30, Monday through Friday, and 9:30-12:30 on Saturday.
Monday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm
Teen Room is Closed
The library is closed on all state and federal holidays, and closed on Sundays during the summer.
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