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  • Wednesday

    December 8

    • Recycling Advisory Committee Meeting

      Online,

      Recycling Advisory Committee (RAC) Meeting Agenda

    • The Health & Environment Committee and the Human Services & Veterans Committee

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

      The Health & Environment Committee and the Human Services & Veterans Committee

    • Beginner ESOL Class (Central Square)

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

      Join us for an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Class. This class will be taught at an introductory level. No testing is needed, but registration is required. This will be an in-person class. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Outdoor Story Time (Central Square)

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

      Join us for a half-hour of stories in the plaza outside the Central Square Branch Library, Franklin Street side, weather permitting. For ages birth-5 with caregivers.

    • Outdoor Songs and Stories (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Put on your dancing shoes and head over to the Main Library! We'll sing and move together, and share a story or two. Children of all ages and their grown-ups. This program will be held in Joan Lorentz Park on the lawn outside the Main Library. In the event of inclement weather, this program will be canceled. Please call 617-349-4038 for more information.

    • Boudreau Branch Book Group (O'Neill/Virtual)

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

      December book selection: American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee. This book group will meet virtually and in person at the O'Neill Branch Library at 70 Rindge Ave. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants 1 hour before the event. 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 (70 Rindge Ave; current hours). How to get the e-book: This month’s book is available as an e-book through Overdrive. For more information, call 617-349-4023 or email Liz Danner at edanner@cambridgema.gov.

    • Resume and Job Application Support (Central Square)

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

      Looking for assistance creating a resume or looking for jobs? Join us at the Central Square Branch Library (45 Pearl St.) for assisting with resumes, job hunting, and online applications. Support will be available between 1-3pm, no registration is required. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Glowforge 101: Creative Laser Cutting, Pt.1 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Learn how to cut, engrave, and shape designs from a variety of materials using the Glowforge Pro laser cutter in this 2 part series. This series of workshops replaces the previous Glowforge 101 and Glowforge 201 offerings. In part 1 of this course, you will utilize the camera for focusing and scanning your own custom images, properly select materials for your project, and fabricate your first design. In part 2, you will create digital artwork for the Glowforge, and learn file formatting for production. Note: This is a badging course for laser cutting. Only those who sign up for part 1 of this series can participate in part 2 the following week. You will be badged at the end of the part 2 workshop, and are able to reserve the Glowforge Pro for use during designated times. You must complete Hive Safety Training before participating in this program. View The Hive's workshop schedule here.

    • Read to a Dog (O'Neill)

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

      Read with a cuddly friend! Trained therapy dogs provide warm and non-judgmental reading companions for new or experienced readers up to age 14. Registration for each 10-minute time slot is required and begins one week in advance by calling or visiting the O’Neill Branch (617-349-4023).

    • STEAM Academy: Innovators for Purpose (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Innovators for Purpose (iFp) Studio is a teen-powered design and innovation program where teens channel their energy and creative vision to imagine and build a better world. Blending art, design, science, technology and storytelling within a social justice framework, teens engage in real-world client-sponsored projects. Mondays and Thursdays, Sept. 27 - Dec 23 (Learning Lab) Innovators for Purpose (iFp) is a Cambridge-based nonprofit that inspires high-potential, diverse young people to discover their passions, develop innovative mindsets and cultivate marketable skills to solve problems they care most about. Summer Studio teens are funded in part through the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program. The Cambridge Public Library STEAM Academy is part of Cambridge STEAM Initiative's efforts to enhance and expand students’ access to quality STEAM learning experiences. Made possible by generous support from the Eric and Jane Nord Family Fund and Verizon.

    • Bicycle Committee Meeting

      Online

      Regular Meeting of the Bicycle Committee.

    • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training Program Information Sessions

      Learn about the free Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training Program for adult English language learners! Join an information session this fall.

    • Committee on Public Planting

      Monthly meeting of the Committee on Public Planting

    • Election Commission

      Online,

      Regular Meeting

    • Regular Cambridge Housing Authority

      REMOTE HEARING

      Regular Cambridge Housing Authority

    • The Ordinance Committee

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

      The Ordinance Committee

    • Our Cambridge Street – Public Meeting #1

      Online,

      Public Meeting for Our Cambridge Street

    • Parent/Child (Ages 10-13) Book Group (Virtual)

      Join us virtually for a lively discussion of a great book over Zoom. Both caregiver and child should read the book before the discussion to participate. For a copy of the book, stop by the Children’s Room or call 617-349-4038. Registration is required — only one registration is needed per family. For ages 10-13 and a parent or caregiver. This month, we're reading: The Insiders by Mark Oshiro (Harper, 2021). Need a laptop or hotspot to participate? Call the Library Tech Bar at 617-349-4425. For questions about parent/child book group, please email hsaxton@cambridgema.gov.

    • Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group (Virtual)

      Online,

      December's Read: A Master of Djinn - P. Djeli Clark Reading Interests: The group concentrates on science fiction and fantasy. An advanced reading schedule is published each fall. Example selections include: Neuromancer by William Gibson and The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch. Requirements: A love of speculative fiction and a desire to talk about books. The group is friendly and informal. 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 service hours and a staff member can help you check out a copy. For more information, contact Craig Smith (crsmith@cambridgema.gov)

December 2021
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