The Somerville Public Library, Central, is located at 79 Highland Ave. The East Branch is located at 115 Broadway, and the West Branch Library is located at 40 College Ave. All library programs events and are free of charge and open to the public. For information, visit http://somervillepubliclibrary.org.
Lunch and Learn Workshop with SMC: Build Your Own Website with Wix: noon-2 p.m. June 18, VOX Pop at Assembly Row, 431 Artisan Way, Somerville. Pack your lunch and get ready to learn about tech. We are excited to partner with the Somerville Media Center to offer these casual and informative workshops for learners of all abilities. This month’s session is “Build Your Own Website with Wix.” Please RSVP to Erica at 617-628-8826 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Books and Brews Book Club: 6:15-7:15 p.m. June 18, Aeronaut Brewing Company, 14 Tyler St., Somerville. Books and Brews is a social book club for readers in their 20s, 30s and the young at heart. We will be meeting every third Tuesday to discuss a new book, so mark your calendar and get excited to chat. Our June book selection is “Devil in the White City” by Erik Larson. For more information, please contact Melinda at email@example.com or 617-623-5000, ext. 2914.
Somerville Entrepreneur Network: 6-8 p.m. June 19, Central Library Auditorium. Connect with other home-based businesses, aspiring entrepreneurs, and small business owners. Dinner will be served. This event is hosted by the Somerville Public Library and the City of Somerville Economic Development Team. For more information, email Julie at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-623-5000, ext. 2966.
TELL (Teen Library Leaders) Meeting: 3:45-5:45 p.m. June 20, Central Library Auditorium. Meeting of Teen Empowerment’s Teen Library Leaders. For more information, contact Ellen at email@example.com or call 617-623-5000, ext. 2936.
Summer Reading Kickoff: A Universe of Stories with Scott Jameson: 3-4:30 p.m. June 21, Central Library Auditorium. Join the library for an intergalactic summer reading kickoff! Magician Scott Jameson will perform an out of this world show. For more information about this event, contact Ann at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-623-5000, ext. 2950.
LEGO Club: 2-4 p.m. June 21, East Branch Library. Come and play with the library’s Legos. Create whatever you like or try a challenge card. Kids of all ages welcome (little ones invited to play with larger toddler-friendly bricks)! For more information about this event, contact Meghan at email@example.com or call 617-623-5000, ext. 2972.
Family Gardening Workshop with Groundwork Somerville: 10 a.m.-noon June 22, Central Library Lawn. Learn how to make gardening fun and inclusive for your little ones. A farmer from Groundwork Somerville will lead this hands-on, all ages gardening workshop. Wear comfortable clothes and get ready to get your hands dirty. This event is part of Food for Thought, a community gardening and cooking initiative, thanks in large part to a Library Services and Technology Act grant administered by the MBLC. All programs in this initiative are free and open to the public. For more information contact Meg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-523-5000, ext. 2956.
Drop-In Craft Groups: Noon-2 p.m. June 12, Central Library Conference Room. This an opportunity to work on your projects and meet new people. Everyone is welcome! Bring your craft, crochet, knitting, sewing, scrapbooking, etc. For more information about Central Library knitting, email Julie at email@example.com or call 617-623-5000, ext. 2966.
Learn English at the Library: 6-7:30 p.m. June 18, Central Library Auditorium and 6-8 p.m. June 20 at Ciampa Manor, 27 College Ave., Somerville. English as a Second Language classes are free, and registration is not required. There is no waiting list — just come. For more information, contact Brigid at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-623-5000, ext. 2935
Storytimes: 11-11:30 a.m. June 18, Somerville Community Baptist Church, 31 College Ave.; 10:30-11:15 a.m. June 20, Central Library (ages 3-5); and 10:30-11 a.m. June 21, Central Library (ages 0-2). Join in the fun with stories, songs and more that encourage early childhood literacy. For more information about storytime at the Somerville Community Baptist Church, email Alison at email@example.com or call 617-623-5000, ext. 2977. For more information about storytime at the Central Library, contact Ann at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-623-5000, ext. 2950.
* Note that the West Branch is not wheelchair-accessible. Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact city Manager of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Nency Salamoun at 617-625-6600, ext. 2323, or email@example.com.
All Somerville Public Library locations are closed on Sundays from June 17-Sept. 9. All library programs events are free of charge and open to the public.