Library Closure Information

The Somerville Public Library is currently closed, but contactless pickup is available at all of our locations.


Due Date Update (October 9, 2020)

Starting October 10, we will be resuming our standard loan periods for all materials.

Please note that no fines will be charged for items that are returned past their due dates for the foreseeable future.

If you want to return your materials, our book drops at the Central Library (79 Highland Avenue) and at the East Branch Library (115 Broadway) are open 24/7.

The book drop at West @ TAB is currently closed; items may be returned to a staff member during scheduled pickup hours only (Monday-Friday 9:30am - 12:30pm and 2:15pm - 5:30pm).

If you have further questions about library transactions, please email: spl@minlib.net.


Additional information about actions the City and Schools are taking, along with more information on COVID-19 and prevention measures, can be found at www.somervillema.gov/coronavirus, which is updated frequently. To receive alerts related to the City’s Covid-19 response, please register here: https://www.somervillema.gov/alerts.

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