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  • Thursday

    August 13

    • Virtual Family Story Time

      Online,

      We invite children and their grownups to join us from home for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories, and rhymes. Caregivers are asked to participate in the program with their children--it will be as important as ever to model movement and song for your little one during this virtual session. Plan to join in, sing along, and move around! Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. Virtual Family Story Time is free and open to the public and is not recorded. If you register but later find you cannot attend, please remember to cancel your registration to make space for others.

    • Senior Center Book Group

      Online,

      Seniors, participate in our read and tell online book group.

    • Valente Branch Summer Children's Book Giveaway

      Valente Branch, 826 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02141

      Keep Reading and Keep Learning! The Cambridge Public Library invites children and families who are picking up lunch at Cambridge Summer Food Program sites near our branch libraries to also take home a book of their own to keep during the week of August 10. The Valente Branch Library will have books available at the King Open School lunch site (840 Cambridge St.), while supplies last. One book per child, while supplies last. These books are provided by the Cambridge Public Library Foundation. Please wear a face covering and maintain a social distance of 6 feet or more from library staff.

    • Health and Wellness Presentation

      Online,

      Seniors, kick up the mood and lift the spirit with music.

    • Dancing for Balance

      Online,

      Seniors, join our online dance class to help improve balance.

    • Summer Reading: Jenny the Juggler

      Online,

      A fabulous variety show including juggling, magic, music, and more. We invite children and their grownups to join us from home for a live show presented on Zoom. Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. Virtual Summer Reading Programs are free and open to the public and are not recorded. If you register but later find you cannot attend, please remember to cancel your registration to make space for others. Summer Reading is sponsored by the Cambridge Public Library Foundation, Friends of the Cambridge Public Library, East Cambridge Savings Bank, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

    • Nineteenth Amendment Selection Committee Virtual Meeting

      The Nineteenth Amendment Selection Committee will meet to interview four artists/artist teams regarding their proposals for artwork commemorating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment.

    • Adult Basic Education

      Online,

      Sign-up for an online information session to learn more about Adult Basic Education.

    • Board of Zoning Appeal Agenda

      Virtual Board of Zoning Appeal Meeting

    • CPL CRAFTS: Natural Dyeing - Turn Around Your Textiles with Lisa Purdy

      Online,

      Natural dyeing is a rewarding way to creatively upcycle! There are numerous dyes to explore right in your own kitchen, from the pale pink created by dyeing with avocado pits, to the golden yellow of turmeric. Local artist and curator Lisa Purdy will teach patrons how to naturally dye at home, demonstrating how to turnaround an item of clothing (or other textiles!) using natural dye sources. MATERIALS LIST: - Piece of clothing (or other fabric) made of natural materials- such as cotton, linen, silk or wool. - Stock pot large enough that item can move about freely - A whole (or mostly whole) jar of turmeric - Wooden or metal spoon - Clothesline or area to drip dry - Kitchen scale (Optional) - OPTIONAL: - A collection of avocado pits, an additional stock pot, and a colander - For RESIST DYEING (TIE-DYING): rubber bands, binder clips, string, mason jar lids

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