Answered By: Keely Wilczek Last Updated: Jun 28, 2017 Views: 7
We are fortunate to have many wonderful public libraries near Harvard Square. Any Massachusetts resident can get a card at the following libraries with a photo ID plus a document such a bill with your name and a current local address printed on it. There are no fees or waiting periods for receiving a library card.
Cambridge Public Library - Located a short walk from Harvard Square, the main branch of the Cambridge Public Library offers a variety of programs for children and adults including storytimes, crafts, and English conversation groups. They also have museum passes, a large collection of DVDs, audio books, and language learning materials such as Mango Languages.
Somerville West Branch Library - Located two stops away on the Red Line in Davis Square, this branch of the Somerville Public Library offers storytimes and a Lego Club as well as English language programming.
Boston Public Library - Easily accessible by public transportation, the BPL's 24 branches offer a variety of programming including free concerts, author talks, English language conversation groups, storytimes, and crafts.
Contact us if you have any questions about these or other libraries.