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  • Thursday

    February 18

    • Materials Returns (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 (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.

    • Move, Grove, and Embody Rhythm Dance Class

      Online,

      Seniors, join our African roots rhythm dance class online.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Wellness for Seniors: Virtual Zumba Gold

      Online,

      Put on your dancing shoes to improve flexibility and balance, strengthen muscles and have fun! Certified Zumba Gold instructor Emily B. will lead you through 45 minutes of low-impact and easy-to-follow choreography in your own home through Zoom. Join us! Separate registration is required for each session. A Zoom link will be sent to registrants one hour before the program starts.

    • Google Drawing 101: Personalized Coaster Set

      Online,

      Winter is the perfect opportunity for cozying up with a warm beverage but keeping surfaces safe can be a challenge. Learn the fundamentals of using Google Drawing to design and edit images for a set of four customized coasters. You'll also be introduced to our in-house laser cutting machines. Participants who wish may share a completed design file to be made into coasters in The Hive. Patrons can arrange to collect their finished coasters 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. Less

    • 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 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 Celebration for Black History Month

      Online,

      Join Brian Corr, the Executive Director of the Cambridge Peace Commission, to celebrate Black History.

    • Dancing for Balance

      Online,

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

    • Board of Assessors Public Meeting

      Online,

      Board of Assessors Public Meeting

    • Vacation Week Program: Tales from African Traditions

      Online,

      Listen as storyteller Valerie Tutson brings an assortment of myths, folktales and historical accounts from the African continent and the African Diaspora to life. 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.

    • Cambridge Biosafety Committee Virtual Meeting

      Virtual Meeting via Zoom Platform

      The Cambridge Biosafety Committee review reports, applications and recommendations by the Institutional Biosafety Committees and approve them where appropriate; carries out site visits to permitted facilities; and reviews manuals and worker training programs, approving health-safety programs and monitoring procedures.

    • Gentle Mat Yoga

      Online,

      Seniors, join our gently mat yoga for all levels.

    • 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 Story Time with the Mayor

      Online,

      We invite children and their grownups to join us from home for a special monthly story time with Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui. Caregivers are asked to participate in this program with their children. Plan to join in! Story Time with the Mayor occurs the third Thursday of the month from January through April. 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 Story Time with the Mayor 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.

    • Climate Resilience Zoning Task Force Meeting

      Online,

      This is a regular meeting of the Climate Resilience Zoning Task Force.

    • Mindfulness Virtual Book Group

      Online,

      February theme: Lovingkindness February reading selections: Mindfulness: a Practical Guide to Awakening, by Joseph Goldstein, Chapter 39 p.353-360, "Right Thought: Lovingkindness" Available through Hoopla (or the Hoopla app) Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings by Pema Chodron, Chapter 5: "Lovingkindness: the essential practice" & Chapter 6: "Lovingkindness and Meditation," p. 9-12 Available through OverDrive (or the Libby app) Video: LOVINGKINDNESS for Self - 10-Day Guided Meditation Practices with Sharon Salzberg Reading interests: The group reads books about mindfulness and meditation. Some previous titles include: When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chödrön, 10% Happier by Dan Harris, and Advice Not Given by Mark Epstein. 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. Contact Elizabeth for readings if you are unable to access the digital copies: eggreen@cambridgema.gov

    • Palmer Street Virtual Community Meeting

      Online,

      The City is planning to introduce small improvements to Palmer Street, an alley in Harvard Square, to be implemented in spring/summer 2021.

    • Virtual Housing Information Session

      Session about the City's Affordable Rental & Homeownership Programs

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