Somerville Public Library City of Somerville

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Contact Information

City of Somerville
Contact: Glenn Ferdman, Director
Email Address: gferdnan@somervillema.gov
Phone: 617-623-5000
Fax: 617-628-4052

79 Highland Avenue Somerville, MA 02143
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Somerville Public Library

Narrative

The library provides home delivery service of books and other library materials to older adults, people with disabilities and other patrons who are unable to come to the library, or arrange for a family member, friend, or other assistant to come for them. Please contact Philip Peck at 617-623-5000 x 2944 or ppeck@minlib.net if you wish to inquire about this service.

The Somerville Public Library is committed to providing easy access, adaptive technology, and other resources to individuals with disabilities.

Adult reader/ literacy materials, English Sign Language materials and services for hard/hear. Will accommodate speakers of Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and French.  Populations Served: 77,478. Has East and West Branches as well as main location.

Service Types

  • Adult Education
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Assistive Technology and Equipment
  • Information/Referral
  • Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service, Personal Funds