Library details: Somerville Public Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Somerville Public Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 169,170 volumes. The library circulates 353,255 items per year. The library serves a population of 78,804 residents .
Other Info: Effective Monday, March 16, all City buildings including schools and libraries will be closed to the public and will remain closed for a minimum of two weeks to help minimize the spread of COVID-19. Learn more at: http://somervillema.gov/coronavirus In accordance with City of Somerville social distancing measures for COVID-19, many library events have been cancelled or postponed through April 30, including children’s sing-alongs and storytimes, book groups, and ESL classes.
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Administration: The director of the library is Glenn Ferdman .
Organizational structure: This is a publicly funded and managed library.
Affiliations: The library is a member of the Urban Libraries Council .
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Sierra||2013|
|Previous Automation System||Millennium||2003|
|Previous Automation System||DRA||1991|
|Previous Automation System||CLSI||1984|
|Previous Automation System||None|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Minuteman Library Network (view map)|
Automation Survey: We are conducting a study on the automation systems used in libraries. This survey should be completed by a person familiar with your libraries use of Sierra.
Technology Interoperability Survey:
We are conducting a study on factors related to the selection and interoperability of technology systems in academic libraries.
Record History: This listing was created on Jan 2, 2003 and was last modified on Nov 19, 2021.
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