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  • Wednesday

    March 17

    • 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.

    • Design Support

      Online,

      Have you attended one of our virtual design workshops or developed a project idea on your own that you would like to bring to life using some of the tools in The Hive? Virtually "drop-in" to The Hive for assistance from our team to use design tools such as Google Drawings, Tinkercad, and Inkscape to develop your project. Basic computer skills are necessary for this program. 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.

    • Perspectives Virtual Book Group

      Online,

      March book selection: Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century by Alice Wong 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: Vist the Valente Branch Library to check out a copy of the book. 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. 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: Online Job Searches and & Resume Submission

      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.

    • O'Connell Branch Virtual Book Group

      Online,

      March book selection: Nala's World by Dean Nicholson 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 book are set aside at the Valente Library. Visit the Valente Library at 826 Cambridge St. during Contactless Pick-up Hours and a staff member can help you check out a copy. See instructions below for accessing the book online. How to get the e-book or digital audiobook: This month’s book is available as a digital audiobook 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 Ingrid Nowak, inowak@cambridgema.gov

March 2021
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