Heat Advisory: Public Buildings with Air Conditioning and Ways to Keep Cool

Public Buildings with Air Conditioning

Somerville Public Libraries (ALL BRANCHES CLOSED JULY 4)

  • Central Library (79 Highland Ave.) – 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., Monday – Thursday
  • East Branch (115 Broadway) – 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday, 2 – 6 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Thursday
  • West Branch (40 College Ave.) – 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday + Thursday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.  Tuesday

Council on Aging (CLOSED JULY 4, but subject to change)

  • Holland Street Center (167 Holland St.) – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Cross St. Center 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Family-Friendly Activities

Public Swimming Pools

  • Dilboy Pool (Alewife Brook Parkway) – 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., adult lap swim 7 – 9 p.m. (JULY 4 HOURS: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., adult lap swim 7 – 9 p.m.)
  • Foss Park Pool and Splash Pad (Broadway, East Somerville) – 11:15 a.m. – 6:45 p.m.
  • Kennedy School Pool (indoor) Family Swim – visit www.somerville.k12.ma.us/pool for hours and information. (CLOSED JULY 4)

*NOTE: Pools may reach capacity at any time. To call ahead and inquire about capacity at City-operated Dilboy Pool, call 617-625-1539 (FOR THE DILBOY POOL ONLY.) For information about Foss Park, call 617-666-9236.

Public Ice Skating

  • Veterans’ Memorial Rink (Somerville Ave.): 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) (CLOSED JULY 4)