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    August 4

    • STEAM Academy: Innovators for Purpose Summer Studio

      Main Library, Community Room, 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. July 5 - August 5, weekdays from 9:15am-3:30pm at the Main Library 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 Program. The Cambridge Public Library STEAM Academy is part 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.

    • Arts in the Park at Bergin Park

      Bergin Park, Pemberton Street at Yerxa Street, Cambridge

      Join us at Bergin Park for crafts, chalk drawing, face painting, bubbles, and more.

    • Arts in the Park at Greene-Rose Heritage Park

      Greene-Rose Heritage Park, Harvard St. at Windsor St., Cambridge

      Join us at at Greene-Rose Park for crafts, chalk drawing, face painting, bubbles, and more.

    • Arts in the Park at Riverside Press Park

      Riverside Press Park River Street at the corner of Memorial Drive, Cambridge

      Join us at Riverside Park for crafts, chalk drawing, face painting, bubbles, and more.

    • [Canceled] Outdoor Songs and Stories at Raymond Park (Boudreau)

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

      Put on your dancing shoes and head over for a morning of singing and dancing! We'll sing and move together, and share a story or two. For children of all ages and their grown-ups. This program will be held at Raymond Park at 106 Raymond St. In the event of inclement weather, this program will be canceled. Please call 617-349-4017 for more information.

    • 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. We will move indoors in inclement weather. For ages birth-5 with caregivers.

    • CANCELED Outdoor Songs and Stories (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Music. Movement. Story. Join your librarians outside for 20 minutes of fun! 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.

    • Outdoor Story Time (O'Neill)

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

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories and rhymes. This program will be held outside the O'Neill Branch Library. In the event of inclement weather, we will hold the program indoors. Please call 617-349-4023 for more information.

    • Fiber Crafts Group - Drop-In Thursdays, 11:30 - 1:00

      O'Connell Branch, 48 Sixth St., Cambridge, MA 02141

      Bring your project and enjoy the company of other fiber crafters Drop-in with this informal group to work on your craft, get inspired, pick up skills and socialize. Knit, embroider, crochet, spin, mend, cross stitch and more. All crafts are welcome!

    • [Moved Indoors] Outdoor Story Time (O'Connell)

      O'Connell Branch, 48 Sixth St., Cambridge, MA 02141

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories, and rhymes, with a craft to take and make at home, while supplies last. No registration is required. In the event of inclement weather, this event will move indoors. Please call (617) 349-4019 for location and details.

    • Affordable Housing Trust Meeting

      July 2022 Cambridge Affordable Housing Trust Meeting -- This meeting has been postponed to August 4, 2022.

    • INDOOR Story Time (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Join us for 20 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes. For 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.

    • Cambridge Historical Commission Meeting

      Online,

      Cambridge Historical Commission Meeting

    • Equipment and Studio Reservations (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      During this reservation period, anyone who has completed Hive training and is badged to use equipment or studio(s) can reserve Hive equipment or studio spaces. Staff will assist participants as they are able.

    • Imbolo Mbue Presents How Beautiful We Were

      Main Library, Lecture Hall, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Join award-winning author Imbolo Mbue in a reading and discussion of her latest novel. Imbolo Mbue’s stunning 2016 debut novel, Behold the Dreamers, marked her as a significant new literary voice. Praised by The New York Times as “savage and compassionate in all the right places,” the book won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, was the Oprah Book Club selection for 2017, and became a national bestseller. Her second novel, How Beautiful We Were, is a sweeping tale about the collision of a small African village and an American oil company. This event will be moderated by Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman, Associate Professor of American Studies and English at Brown University. A two-time winner of the Darwin Turner Award for Best Essay of the Year in African American Review, Professor Abdur-Rahman's scholarship has appeared or is forthcoming in journals such as African American Review, American Literary History, GLQ, The Faulkner Journal, The Black Scholar, and The James Baldwin Review. This event is supported by the Cambridge Public Library Foundation. Registration is required.

August 2022
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