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Somerville Public Library

Somerville, MA

Library Hours
Sunday noon 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am 5:00 pm

Address: 79 Highland Avenue
Somerville, Massachusetts
United States

County: Middlesex View map of all libraries in Middlesex County.

Phone: 617-623-5000

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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: 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 Cathy Piantigini .

Organizational structure: This is a publicly funded and managed library.

Affiliations: The library is a member of the Urban Libraries Council .

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in the United States

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Massachusetts

Statistics Public
Service Population 78,804Residents
Collection size169,170volumes
Annual Circulation353,255transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSierra2013
Previous Automation SystemMillennium2003
Previous Automation SystemDRA1991
Previous Automation SystemCLSI1984
Previous Automation SystemNone
Discovery InterfaceAspen Discovery -- ByWater Solutions2023
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.

Identifiers ID7462
OCLC SymbolBG6
WorldCat Registry ID11339

Record History: This listing was created on Jan 3, 2003 and was last modified on Nov 10, 2023.

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Somerville Public Library
Somerville Public Library

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