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  • Tuesday

    August 23

    • Outdoor Story Time (Collins)

      Collins Branch, 64 Aberdeen Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories, and rhymes. This program will be held in the backyard of the Collins Branch Library. In the event of inclement weather, the program will move indoors. Please call 617-349-4021 for more information.

    • Outdoor Sing-Along (Valente)

      Valente Branch, 826 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02141

      Put on your dancing shoes and head over for a morning of singing and dancing! For children of all ages and their grown-ups. This program will be held in the reading garden on the Berkshire Street side of the Valente Branch. In the event of inclement weather, this program will move indoors, where seating is limited. Please call 617-349-4015 for more information.

    • 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.

    • Film & Discussion

      Our first in person meeting of Film & Discussion since 2/2020. King Richard has a plan that will take Venus and Serena Williams from the streets of Compton, California to the global stage.

    • Summer Reading: Charades! (O'Connell)

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

      Come play this fun classic game in the O'Connell Reading Garden. Can you communicate with your teammates without saying a word? For children ages 5 and up and their grownups.

    • Glowforge 101: Creative Laser Cutting, Pt.2 (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-day workshop. 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. Signing up for part 1 of this series registers you to participate in part 2 the next day. 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.

    • Outdoor Preschool Story-Time (Valente)

      Valente Branch, 826 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02141

      Join us for twenty to twenty-five minutes of stories and songs for children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers. This program will be held in the reading garden on the Berkshire Street side of the Valente Branch. In the event of inclement weather, this program will move indoors, where seating is limited. Please call 617-349-4015 for more information.

    • Graphics Are Great! Book Group (O'Connell/Virtual)

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

      Our monthly "Graphics Are Great!" book group is for kids aged 8-12. Check out a copy of the book beforehand, or download it from the Libby app. Our August book is Shirley and Jamila Save Their Summer. This book group will meet virtually and in person at the O'Connell Branch. Please register below if you would like to attend virtually. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants one hour before the event. Need a laptop or hotspot to participate? Call the O'Connell Branch at 617-349-4019. For questions about the "Graphics Are Great!" Book Club, please email cmeisler@cambridgema.gov.

    • Preschool Story Time (Main)

      Main Library, Rey Room, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      We invite children and their caregivers for 20-25 minutes of stories and songs. Recommended for children ages 3-5. This program can accommodate 45 people. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis on the day of the program. The entire party must be present to receive a ticket. This program starts promptly. Unclaimed seats will be offered to someone waiting. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Please call 617-349-4038 for more information.

    • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training Information Sessions (English language learners)

      Learn about participating in our CNA Training Programs for English language learners at this information session! We will meet at 5 Western Avenue in Cambridge.

    • Regular Meeting of the School Committee

      VIRTUAL MEETING

      Regular Meeting of the School Committee

    • Summer Reading: Teen Book Discussion (Central Square)

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

      Attention teen readers! Join together with other students to talk about Long Way Down, by Jason Reynolds, the CRLS "One School One Story" read. There are some heavy themes here! Let's talk. *Refreshments provided* Please come to either (or all!) of these discussion opportunities: Thursday, July 21 5-6 p.m. (Teen Room - Main Library 449 Broadway) Tuesday, August 2 6-7 p.m. (O'Neill Branch - 70 Rindge Ave) Wednesday, August 17 12-1 p.m. (Teen Room - Main Library 449 Broadway) Tuesday, August 23 5-6p.m. (Central Square Branch - 45 Pearl St) For more information please contact Kit at kferguson@cambridgema.gov

    • Community Garden Coordinator Meeting

      4th Tuesday of the Month from April thru October.

    • CANCELED: Reading Together Book Group (Valente)

      Valente Branch, 826 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02141

      Reading Together Book Club: We choose the theme, you choose the book. Meet your neighbors, share your love of reading, and get new book recommendations! Location: Valente Branch Reading Interests: We are following the CPL Reading Together: A Yearlong Library Challenge. Each month we choose a different theme. August theme: Staff Picks! Pick any book written by an LGBTQIA+ author or that you think fits the topic. How to get the print book: You can select any book that fits the theme. See here for suggestions or stop by the Valente Branch to choose from this month’s display. Visit during open hours and a staff member can help you check out a copy. Valente Branch Hours How to get the e-book or digital audiobook: You can check out an e-book or digital audiobook through Libby and Hoopla. This event is onsite at the Valente Branch. For more information contact Jean Slavkovsky - jslavkovsky@cambridgema.gov This event will be held at the Valente Branch 826 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02141.

    • Knitting Group (Boudreau)

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

      <!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> Bring your project and enjoy an hour in the company of other crafters.

    • Outdoor Pajama Story Time (O'Neill)

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

      Come to the library in your pajamas to listen to stories, read with your children, and enjoy a snack before bed! Pajama Story Time will be OUTDOORS, and will move inside the Library in the case of inclement weather. Pajama Story Time is presented by the Cambridge Public Library and the Center for Families.

    • 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-day workshop. 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. Signing up for part 1 of this series registers you to participate in part 2 the next day. 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.

August 2022
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