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Book a Room at the Library

The Cambridge Public Library offers meeting and programs spaces for groups of varying sizes to serve an educational, cultural or civic purpose.

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Browse Library Collections

Collections page of the Cambridge Public Library.

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Discover What to Read Next

Looking for a recommendation of your next great read? Browse lists of CPL staff recommendations and the latest new releases, or request free personalized recommendations!

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Donate to the Library Foundation

Donate to the Library Foundation

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Get a Library Card

Any Massachusetts resident can get a free library card.

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Get a Museum Pass

Free or discounted museum passes are available to the public through the Cambridge Public Library to anyone with Minuteman Library card.

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Join a Book Group

The Cambridge Public Library offers book groups for adults and kids.

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Learn About Borrowing Policies

Borrowing periods, renewals, and fines.

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Print Documents at the Library

Printing is available at all Library locations. Print wirelessly by uploading a print job at camb.ma/printcpl and retrieving your printouts from a wireless printing station (available at all Library locations). A card is required for remote printing.

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Request Accommodation

Cambridge Public Library will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to our programs, resources, and services.

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Request an Item

Minuteman, Commonwealth Catalog, Interlibrary Loan explained

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Suggest a Purchase

Suggest a new title for the Library collection by completing the Suggest a Purchase Form.

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Take a Class

The Library offers classes to improve your English language and computer skills.

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Use Computers & Technology

Want to use a Library computer? Want to print documents? Want to use Library WiFi? Want to borrow technology like cameras and laptops that you can take home with you? This page tells you how.

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