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  • Tuesday

    December 15

    • Strength Building

      Online,

      Seniors, join our muscle conditioning class.

    • Board of Assessors Public Meeting

      Online,

      Board of Assessors Public Meeting

    • Materials Return (O'Connell)

      O'Connell Branch, 48 Sixth St., Cambridge, MA 02141

      We are now accepting returns of any Minuteman Library Network materials at the O'Connell Branch, generally Tuesdays and Fridays, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Leave your items in the Book Drop, located near the entrance to the parking lot on Thorndike Street. It may take up to one week for items to be removed from your card. During the COVID-19 crisis, no overdue fines are being charged on any materials checked out of Cambridge Public Library locations. You may also return any Minuteman Library Network materials via the Main Library outside book drop (available 24/7). We are also offering limited return hours at other branch locations, subject to scheduling changes. Please check the library calendar or call the Main Library at 617-349-4040 for up-to-date information on return hours at all locations.

    • Materials Return (Valente)

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

      We are now accepting returns of any Minuteman Library Network materials during our contactless pickup hours. Leave your items in the large basket outside the door. For your health and safety, please do not touch any other items in the returns basket. It may take up to one week for items to be removed from your card. During the COVID-19 crisis, no overdue fines are being charged on any materials checked out of Cambridge Public Library locations. You may also return any Minuteman Library Network materials via the Main Library outside book drop (available 24/7). We are also offering limited return hours at other branch locations, subject to scheduling changes. Please check the library calendar or call the Main Library at 617-349-4040 for up-to-date information on return hours at all locations.

    • Virtual Intro ESOL Class

      Online,

      Join us for a Virtual ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Class conducted by Zoom. This class will be taught at an introductory level. No testing is needed, but registration is required. Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. Virtual ESOL Class is free and open to the public. If you register but later find you cannot attend, please remember to cancel your registration to make space for others. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Community Benefits Advisory Committee Virtual Meeting

      Online

      The Community Benefits Advisory Committee will meet to advance its purpose to act on the Guiding Principles for Community Benefits Funding set forth in the Community Needs Assessment.

    • Senior Center Teck Help

      Online,

      Seniors, do you have basic technical questions about your devices.

    • Intermediate Mat Yoga Class

      Online,

      Seniors, join our more advanced Mat Yoga class.

    • Virtual Beginner ESOL Class

      Online,

      Join us for a Virtual ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Class conducted by Zoom. This class will be taught at a high beginner level. No testing is needed, but registration is required. Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. Virtual ESOL Class is free and open to the public. If you register but later find you cannot attend, please remember to cancel your registration to make space for others. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Virtual Intermediate ESOL Class

      Online,

      Join us for a Virtual ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Class conducted by Zoom. This class will be taught at an intermediate level. No testing is needed, but registration is required. Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. Intermediate Virtual ESOL Class is free and open to the public. If you register but later find you cannot attend, please remember to cancel your registration to make space for others. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Virtual Preschool Story Time

      Online,

      We invite children ages 3-5 and their grown ups to join us from home for 25 minutes of engaging stories. Caregivers are asked to participate in the program with their children, so plan to be part of the fun! Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. Virtual Preschool 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.

    • December Water Board

      December Water Board

    • American Sign Language (ASL) Basics

      Online,

      A fun and interactive class that is educational as well as enjoyable. No books are needed, we provide all the handouts and learning videos. Join CPL and SIGNING Basics, a wonderful local ASL teaching organization and great community resource, for intro to ASL workshop series. Participants will learn a variety of signs and then participate in engaging activities and games to help reinforce and retain what's been taught. Each workshop offers a unique opportunity to learn new signs and to practice in a fun and relaxing atmosphere. This is an excellent program for beginners and intermediate learners, but individuals with advanced skills will have fun too! This is a virtual program and registration is necessary in order to participate. Registrants will receive a link to the event within 48 hours of the scheduled presentation. Hope you'll join us online!

    • Contemporary Virtual Book Group

      Online,

      December book selection: Whiskey & Ribbons, by Leesa Cross-Smith Reading Interests: The group concentrates on fiction, memoirs, and popular nonfiction. Some past selections include: Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli, On Immunity by Eula Biss, and Disoriental by Négar Djavadi. How to get the print book: Copies of the print book are set aside at the Main Library. Visit the Main Library at 449 Broadway during current contactless pickup hours and a staff member can help you check out a copy. How to get the e-book or digital audiobook: This month’s book is available as an e-book through Hoopla or the Hoopla app. How to register: Registration is required. Click the registration link below to register. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants 1 day before the event, and again 1 hour before the event. For more information, contact Susannah Borysthen-Tkacz (sbtkacz@cambridgema.gov)

    • Google Drawing 101: Sticker Design

      Online,

      Interested in making your own vinyl stickers? Learn the fundamentals of using Google Drawing to design and edit images for customized stickers. You'll also be introduced to our in-house vinyl cutter machine. Participants who wish may share a completed design file to be made into a sticker in The Hive. Patrons can arrange to collect their finished stickers at Contactless Pickup. Google Drawing is a free web-based application. Computer proficiency is necessary for this course. Computing devices are available for reservation at Contactless Pickup: Takeout Technology. Register below. Zoom link will be sent to registrants one hour before the program begins.

    • Public Art Commission Monthly Meeting

      Online,

      Monthly meeting of the Public Art Commission

    • O'Neill Branch Virtual Book Group

      Online,

      December Selection: The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters by Balli Kaur Jaswal. A book discussion group for adults at the O'Neill Branch Library, reading a mixture of fiction and nonfiction. Past titles include Gathering Moss by Robin Wall Kimmerer and Cherokee America by Margaret Verble. Print copies and books on cd are available for pickup at O'Neill Branch Library during current contactless pickup hours. This month's book selection is also available as an e-book and as a digital audiobook through Hoopla. Registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants 1 day before the event, and again 1 hour before the event. For any further information, please contact Kerri McQuown at kmcquown@cambridgema.gov

    • Planning Board Remote Meeting

      Online,

      City of Cambridge Planning Board Meeting

    • Great Books Virtual Book Group

      Online,

      December 15th selection: The Book of Isaiah Reading Interests: We concentrate on Great Books in the following areas: a long novel over the summer, two sections of poetry and short stories, a book of the Bible, a Shakespeare play, an ancient and modern drama, a work of science, a smaller work of fiction, an even smaller work of fiction, and a rotating mix of politics, philosophy, and religion. Authors read in the past five years include Dickens, Keats and Yeats, O'Connor and Munro, Ecclesiastes, Sophocles and August Wilson, Darwin, Austen, Duras, The Federalist Papers, and Arendt. How to get the print book: Copies of the print book are set aside at the Main Library. Visit the Main Library at 449 Broadway during current contactless pickup hours and a staff member can help you check out a copy. How to register: Registration is required. Click the registration link below to register. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants 1 hour before the event. For more information, contact Drew Griffin (dgriffin@cambridgema.gov)

December 2020
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