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  • Wednesday

    March 10

    • 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.

    • Boudreau Branch Virtual Book Group

      Online,

      March book selection: A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende Reading interests: This group enjoys recent fiction and non-fiction. Past titles have included The Night Watchman, The Overstory, and The Monk of Mokha. How to get the print book or book on CD: Copies of the print book and book on CD will be set aside at the O'Neill Branch Library. Visit the O'Neill Branch at 70 Rindge Ave. during current contactless pickup hours and a staff member can help you check out a copy. Please note contactless holds pickup is suspended until February 8th. 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 hour before the event. For more information, contact Liz Danner (edanner@cambridgema.gov).

    • Tinkercad 101: Customized Phone Stand

      Online,

      Interested in making a customized phone stand? Learn the fundamentals of using Tinkercad to design and edit objects for 3D printing. You'll also be introduced to our in-house 3D printers. Participants who wish may share a completed design file to be printed in The Hive. Patrons can arrange to collect their finished projects at Contactless Pickup. Tinkercad is a free web-based application. Basic computer skills are 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.

    • Tween/Teen Virtual Hangout

      Online,

      A drop-in hour for tweens, teens and their caregivers. Come say hello to your librarians, get book recommendations, research assistance, find out about the library's virtual offerings and bring your suggestions! Breakout rooms available for one-on-one assistance. Register below. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins.

    • Science Fiction & Fantasy Virtual Book Group

      Online,

      March book selection: Exhalation by Ted Chiang Reading interests: The group concentrates on science fiction and fantasy. An advanced reading schedule is published each fall. Previous selections include: Neuromancer by William Gibson and The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch. 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 OverDrive or the Libby 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 Craig Smith (crsmith@cambridgema.gov) and Rebecca Taylor (rtaylor@cambridgema.gov).

March 2021
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