STEAM at the Cambridge Public Library

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What is STEAM?

STEAM education targets the STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathbut adds an Arts dimension, to engage more individuals, and to recognize the creative and artistic habits of mind in STEM professions.  

We work with numerous partner organizations to provide quality STEAM programming. 

The CPL is a part of the City of Cambridge STEAM Initiative


STEAM Spaces 

The Hive makerspace: digital fabrication lab, XR lab & recording studios

The Tech Bar device checkout & technology advice center

The Learning Lab event space with classroom-scale web conferencing


Keep Informed

6/7/21 The Hive logo contest

11/2/20  Augmented Reality (AR) exhibit in the park

10/15/20 Augmented Stories program 

4/11/20 Passions & Pathways series 

1/15/20 STEAM Academy launches

1/9/20 Live Mural Painting


Funding for STEAM at the Library has been generously provided by the City of Cambridge, Cambridge Public Library Foundation, Friends of the Cambridge Public Library, Cambridge Trust Company, the Eric and Jane Nord Family Fund, Google, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, the Massachusetts Library Association, Richard Miner and Corinne Nagy, and Verizon.
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