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    February 17

    • City of Cambridge and De Novo Immigration Legal Screening Virtual Clinics

      This FREE monthly clinic offers participants a consultation with an immigration attorney and the chance to learn more about how immigration law affects them and their families.

    • Gearing up Legally for E-commerce in a COVID-19 World

      On-line

      You will learn the legal basics of running your business online.

    • Gearing up Legally for E-Commerce in a Covid-19 World

      Online

      Learn the Legal basics of running your business online.

    • Materials Returns (Boudreau)

      Boudreau Branch, 245 Concord Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

      We are now accepting returns of any Minuteman Library Network materials at the Boudreau Branch, generally on Mondays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Wednesdays, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 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 Baby Lapsit

      Online,

      Just for you and the baby! Enjoy time together with other parents, caregivers, and babies to learn, play, and develop language and motor skills in this six-week series, Wednesdays at 10 a.m. January 20 - February 24. Pre-walking children and their caregivers. Come prepared to sit one-on-one with your pre-walking baby in your lap. Register below at any point during the six-week series. Registering will sign you up for all remaining sessions in the series. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. Virtual Baby Lapsit 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.

    • Materials Return (Central)

      Central Square Branch, 45 Pearl St., Cambridge, MA 02139

      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 Franklin St entrance. 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 STEAM Story Time

      Online,

      We invite children and their grownups to join us from home for 20-25 minutes of stories and hands-on activities. Caregivers are asked to participate in the program as they will be exploring STEAM with a variety of materials! Gather activity materials before Story Time if you plan to participate in the hands-on activities. Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. Virtual STEAM 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.

    • Chair Yoga Class

      Online,

      Seniors, join our gentle beginner to intermediate Yoga class.

    • Materials Return (O'Neill)

      O'Neill Branch, 70 Rindge Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140

      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.

    • The Hive Open House

      Online,

      Interested in learning about the new creative space at our main library? Did you know we have a makerspace, two recording studios, and an extended reality lab? Join us for a virtual open house to see what is possible in this exciting space and find out about upcoming virtual workshops where you can design projects to be produced and picked up from The Hive.

    • Neighborhood and Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebrations Committee and Housing Committee

      City Hall, 2nd Floor Sullivan Chamber, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Neighborhood and Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebrations Committee and Housing Committee

    • Vacation Week Program: ScreenPLAY!

      Online,

      Calling all families during vacation week! The intrepid artists of the Gottabees are gathering our community for a brand-new all ages at-home adventure. Join us for non-stop interactive FUN, where your whole family becomes part of the story as we race through the snow. We explore movement, puppetry, theater and the irresistible power of being ridiculous. So, clear some space at home, jump into your ZOOM square and get ready for imagined adventures! Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. This vacation week program 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.

    • Tweens & Teens Comics Workshop

      Online,

      Grab some blank paper and pencils and join Matt Ryan of Free Lunch Studios for a four-week series designed to make you a better visual storyteller. Explore comic forms, develop your own catalog of characters and share your work. Drop in for one week or come for all four: February 3: How Comics Work February 10: Character Design Workshop February 17: Storytelling February 24: Comic Construction Register below at any point during the four-week series. Registering will sign you up for all remaining sessions in the series. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins.

    • Perspectives Virtual Book Group

      Online,

      February book selection: The Fixed Stars by Molly Wizenberg Reading interests: We read and discuss books written from diverse perspectives. Most selections are contemporary non-fiction and memoirs. Past selections have included Black is the Body by Emily Bernard, The Good Immigrant edited by Nikesh Shukla and Thick: And Other Essays by Tressie McMillan Cottom. How to get the print book: Contactless holds pickup has been suspended through January 18. See the instructions below for accessing the book online. How to get the e-book or digital audiobook: This month’s book is available as an e-book through OverDrive or the Libby app and as a digital audiobook through OverDrive or the Libby app. How to register: 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. Register here. For more information, contact Maria Rolsal (mrolsal@cambridgema.gov).

    • Career Skills: Resume Writing

      Online,

      The online Career Skills workshop series, presented by employment specialist Gary Gekow, will cover the fundamentals of job search strategies, from writing a strong resume to preparing for a virtual job interview. Attend any or all of the workshops. Separate registration (see below) is required for each workshop. A Zoom link will be sent to you one hour before the workshop begins. Wednesday, February 17: Resume Writing Wednesday, March 17: Online Job Searches and & Resume Submission Wednesday, April 21: Importance of Using LinkedIn Wednesday, May 19: Common Interview Workshop Questions & Scenarios Wednesday, June 16: Preparing for a Successful Virtual Interview Gary Gekow has over 30 years of employment consulting and recruiting experience in the Boston marketplace. He works with individuals throughout New England, assisting them with job search strategies. This includes resume writing, cover/thank you letter writing, interviewing skills, transitioning into new careers, salary and benefits negotiation, and online job searches.

    • East Cambridge Neighborhood Conservation District Study Committee Meeting

      Online,

      Meeting of the East Cambridge Neighborhood Conservation District Study Committee

    • O'Connell Branch Virtual Book Group

      Online,

      February book selection: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston Reading Interests: We read mostly contemporary Fiction and Non-Fiction, with forays into older works and classics. Past selections include: Circe by Madeline Miller, Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler, Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates, and The Autobiography of Malcom X, as told to Alex Haley How to get the print book: Copies of the print and CD book are set aside at the Valente Branch Library at 826 Cambridge Street during current contactless pickup hours. 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 and digital audiobook through Hoopla 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 Ingrid Nowak, inowak@cambridgema.gov

    • Nate Marshall presents FINNA

      Online,

      Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with a special poetry reading by Nate Marshall, author of FINNA. Registration is required. Zoom link will be sent out prior to the event. Nate Marshall is a writer, rapper, and educator from the South Side of Chicago. He is the author of FINNA (One World, Penguin Random House, 2020), Wild Hundreds (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015), winner of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association’s award for Poetry Book of the Year and The Great Lakes College Association’s New Writer Award. Marshall is also an editor of The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop (Haymarket Books, 2015) and the co-author, with Eve Ewing, of No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks. His rap album, Grown came out in 2015 with his group Daily Lyrical Product. Marshall is a member of The Dark Noise Collective and co-director of Crescendo Literary. He has received fellowships from Cave Canem, The Poetry Foundation, and The University of Michigan.

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