Massachusetts
Profile Type: Cultural Nonprofit
Cultural Nonprofit
Venue
Somerville Public Library

The Somerville Public Library is dedicated to providing services, materials, and space that meet the educational, cultural, recreational, and informational needs of all people in the community.

From introducing libraries to young children and their families, to supporting their needs in school, through meeting their educational and recreational needs as adults, the Library and its information professionals support information literacy and 21st century library skills, life-long learning, freedom of information, and the reading, listening, viewing, and computing needs and enjoyment of the community.

Contact Information

First Name: 
Glenn
Job Title/Position: 
Director of Libraries
Mailing Address: 
79 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02143
Physical Address: 
79 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02143
Last Name: 
Ferdman
Phone: 
(617) 623-5000
Parent Organization/Affiliation: 
City of Somerville

About

Profile Type: 
Cultural Nonprofit
Primary Discipline: 
Humanities - General
Additional Disciplines: 
Dance - General
Literary Arts - General
Literary Arts- Fiction
Literary Arts - Non-Fiction
Literary Arts - Poetry
Literary Arts - Publishing
Literary Arts - Spoken Word
Media - General
Media - Film
Music - General
Theater - General
Theater - Children's
Visual/Crafts - General
Populations Served: 
Adults
Businesses
Elders
Families
General Public
Immigrant Populations
Incarcerated (or Formerly Incarcerated) Individuals
LGBTQ Populations
Native American Tribes
Nonprofits
People with Disabilities
School Groups
Teens
Veteran/Active Duty Military Personnel
Youth-At-Risk
Institution/Business Type: 
Libraries
Activities and Services: 
Arts Instruction / Lessons
Exhibitions
Film Showings
Performance / Concert / Reading
Professional Development / Training
Public Art Projects (In Free, Public Spaces)
Venue Rental
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Events Per Year: 
450
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Geographic Reach: 
Town / City
County
Multi-County Region

Accessibility of Services

Access accommodations for people who use a wheelchair and have limited mobility
Access accommodations for people who are blind, partially sighted, and have low vision
Access accommodations for people who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing
Accessible website and/or multimedia for people with sensory disabilities

Venue Available for Rent/Use

Venue Name: 
Library Auditorium
Venue Type: 
Multi-Purpose Room
Venue Address: 
79 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02143
Venue Phone: 
(617) 623-5000
Seasons Available: 
Spring
Summer
Winter
Fall
Venue Features: 
Climate control
Exhibition walls
Light system / track lighting
Movie screen/projection capabilities
Piano
Sound system
WiFi
Podium, kitchenette
Venue Capacity: 
55
Venue Fee Range Minimum: 
$250
Venue Fee Range Maximum: 
$250
Venue Accessibility: 
Access accommodations for people who are blind, partially sighted, and have low vision
Access accommodations for people who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing
Facility is physically accessible (such as parking, entrances, accessible restrooms, seating, backstage)
Accessible website and/or multimedia for people with sensory disabilities