Stephen Tanner

Access Services Manager

Steve is a longtime Somerville resident. He has a background in libraries—he has a AB in Economics from Bowdoin College and an MLIS from Simmons University. He comes to us fresh from the Belmont Media Center where he worked at the front desk, edited videos, and produced several podcasts recorded over Zoom. Steve works to fix broken systems, share the knowledge, and make information accessible to all. His other passions include genealogical research, playing volleyball, and reading/listening to fiction of questionable literary merit. You can reach him at