Medford and Somerville teachers

As a teacher in Medford or Somerville, you will be able to borrow physical books, scores, DVDs and CDs at Tisch Library and its branches. 

Registering as a Medford or Somerville teacher

Please bring a letter requesting your library privileges to the information desk at Tisch Library. The letter must be on your school's letterhead and signed by your principal. You'll need to do this annually; privileges are only valid for a year.

Borrowing materials

As a teacher in Medford or Somerville, you will be able to check out books and scores for 28 days, and DVDs and CDs for 14 days. 

You are responsible for any items checked out using your library account; it is not recommended that you check out materials on someone else's behalf. We are happy to hold items for up to 48 hours if you need to come back with an ID. 

Interlibrary loan and database access

Unfortunately, Medford or Somerville teachers cannot use our interlibrary loan service. Please check with your local public library for interlibrary loan services.

Medford or Somerville teachers also cannot access databases (Proquest, JSTOR, etc) or other subscription content (like specific journals) off-campus. Teachers may be able to access this content on-site from a library computer, depending on the licensing agreement we have with specific content providers.