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City Calendar

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  • Thursday

    November 2

    • Communtiy Learning Center English Class (ESOL) Information Session

      Community Learning Center (Central Square) 5 Western Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

      Learn more about the Community Learning Center's English (ESOL) classes and take a placement test.

    • Vinyl Cutting 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Would you like to make your own vinyl signs, stickers, or images to transfer to T-shirts and other textiles? In this workshop, you can learn how to use our Roland Camm-1 GS-24 vinyl cutter. You can then design a sticker and cut it with our vinyl cutter! Registration is required. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • Songs and Stories (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. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • Story Time (Central Square)

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

      Join us for a half-hour of stories in the Children's Room. If the weather is particularly fine, we might move to the plaza outside the Franklin Street side of the branch. For ages birth-5 with caregivers. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • Intermediate 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 intermediate level. No testing is needed. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • One-on-One Tech Help by Appointment (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Looking for some basic computer or mobile device guidance? Want to learn how to access audiobooks and eBooks? Sign up for tech help! Appointment will be limited to 30-minutes for each patron. We can help you with: accessing library eBooks, audiobooks, and other eResources on your devices e-mail and searching the web smartphone and mobile app questions We are not able to help you with: installing advanced software programs completing online transactions for you computer hardware and technical maintenance If you have any questions, please contact syasuda@cambridgema.gov

    • Story Time (O'Neill)

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

      Join us for a half hour of stories for children of all ages and their caregivers.

    • Story Time (Valente)

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

      We invite children and their grown-ups to join us for 20-25 minutes of songs, stories and rhymes. Due to Early Voting, this week's Story Time will take place in the Children's Area of the Valente Branch Library. If the weather is particularly fine, the program may move outside to the Valente Reading Garden on Berkshire Street. For more information, please call the library at (617) 349-4015.

    • Toddler 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. Children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. 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.

    • One-on-One Tech Help by Appointment (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Looking for some basic computer or mobile device guidance? Want to learn how to access audiobooks and eBooks? Sign up for tech help! Appointment will be limited to 30-minutes for each patron. We can help you with: accessing library eBooks, audiobooks, and other eResources on your devices e-mail and searching the web smartphone and mobile app questions We are not able to help you with: installing advanced software programs completing online transactions for you computer hardware and technical maintenance If you have any questions, please contact syasuda@cambridgema.gov

    • One-on-One Tech Help at Main Library (by appointment)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Looking for some basic computer or mobile device guidance? Want to learn how to access audiobooks and eBooks? Stop by at the Main Library for our drop-in hours! Drop-in sessions will be limited to 30-minutes for each patron. We can help you with: accessing library eBooks, audiobooks, and other eResources on your devices e-mail and searching the web smartphone and mobile app questions We are not able to help you with: installing advanced software programs completing online transactions for you computer hardware and technical maintenance If you have any questions, please contact syasuda@cambridgema.gov

    • One-on-One Tech Help at Main Library (by appointment)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Looking for some basic computer or mobile device guidance? Want to learn how to access audiobooks and eBooks? Stop by at the Main Library for our drop-in hours! Drop-in sessions will be limited to 30-minutes for each patron. We can help you with: accessing library eBooks, audiobooks, and other eResources on your devices e-mail and searching the web smartphone and mobile app questions We are not able to help you with: installing advanced software programs completing online transactions for you computer hardware and technical maintenance If you have any questions, please contact syasuda@cambridgema.gov

    • High 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 high beginner level. No testing is needed.. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Glowforge 101: Creative Laser Cutting (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 workshop. This two-hour workshop replaces the previous two-part Glowforge 101 offering; the content and length of this workshop and the two-part series are the same. You will start by utilizing the camera on the Glowforge to focus and scan your own custom images, properly select materials for your project, and fabricate your first design. You will create digital artwork for the Glowforge, and learn file formatting for production. Note: This is a badging course for laser cutting. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this program. View The Hive's workshop schedule here. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • Advanced 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 advanced level. No testing is needed.. For more information call Maria Balestrieri at 617-349-4013.

    • Preschool 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. Please call (617) 349-4019 for location and details. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • STEAM Academy: iFp Studio

      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. Teens are invited to learn more and apply on the iFp website: Innovators for Purpose. 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. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • Afternoon Sing-Along (Main)

      Main Library, Curious George Room, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      It's a Library dance party! All ages. This program can accommodate 130 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, and any unclaimed seats will be offered to someone waiting. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Please call 617-349-4038 for more information.

    • CANCELLED: Fiber Arts Adventure with Lenni: A Machine-Sewing Workshop Series (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Continue building your machine-sewing skills AND create bespoke sewn crafts! Design your own fiber arts adventure under as you make dinner napkins, high-visability patches for being seen at night, and customized wearable Hivemade creations. This four-part series is led by fiber artist and designer Lenni Armstrong. Skills practiced include: identifying and straightening a fabric's grain, straight stitching, making hems and more. Registration is required. Those registered for the first session will automatically be enrolled in the following weeks. Spots are very limited; kindly only enroll if you plan to make all four workshops. Thursday, October 26 Thursday, November 2 Thursday, November 9 Thursday, November 16 This workshop is designed for patrons who know the basics of how to use our Janome sewing machines. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • Transit Advisory Committee Meeting - November 2023

      Online,

      Regular meeting of the Transit Advisory Committee

    • Twilight Stories and Songs (Central Square)

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

      Join us in the Children's Room for some fun stories and songs to help wind down your day. Recommended for ages 0-5. For more information call the Central Square Branch Children's Room at 617-349-4012. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

    • Cambridge Cooks: Pate a Choux with Chef Anthony Haley (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Cambridge Cooks invites local chefs to the Library for a free cooking demonstration, followed by a tasting and Q&A with the chefs. Pate a Choux, or choux pastry, are a delicate pastry dough that serves as the basis for treats such as eclairs and cream puffs. Chef Anthony will teach techniques to make these versatile treats. About the chef: Chef Anthony Haley is a Boston native who obtained his Associates degree in Culinary Arts from Johnson and Wales University – Providence in 2008. He went on to earn his Bachelors in Culinary Nutrition in 2010. After working in Research and Development for Heinz North America in Pittsburgh, PA, Anthony returned home to Boston. He spent many years working for Legal Seafoods, primarily training and opening new locations. In 2015, Chef Anthony opened Antonio’s Bacaro, a Venetian wine bar and restaurant in Hyde Park, where he was the Executive Chef. Anthony competed on the hit show “Blind Kitchen” in 2022 and has appeared on CBS Boston for several cooking segments. Chef Anthony is now teaching Professional and Recreational Classes at Cambridge School of Culinary Arts.

    • Cambridge Historical Commission Meeting

      Online,

      Cambridge Historical Commission Meeting

    • Cookbook Book Group (Collins)

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

      November Selection: Smitten Kitchen Keepers: New Classics For Your Forever Files. Books are available for pickup at both the Boudreau and Collins Branch Libraries. Join friends and neighbors for a potluck! Try a recipe and bring your results or thoughts to share and discuss with other cooks. All experience levels welcome! No need to bring a dish to join. This event will take place at the Collins Branch Library (64 Aberdeen Ave.). For more information contact Liz at edanner@cambridgema.gov or call 617-349-4021.

    • Save on Home Internet: Affordable Connectivity Program Info Session

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

      Join us to learn about the Affordable Connectivity Program and how to apply. The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provides eligible households with a monthly discount on home internet. There are many plans available at little to no cost. For more information: https://www.fcc.gov/acp

    • XR Lab 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Extended reality (XR) opens the door to worlds and experiences outside the everyday through virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality equipment. Test drive our Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality glasses, Structure Sensor 3D scanner, Merge headsets, and more. Registration is required. You must complete Hive Safety Training before registering for this workshop. The City of Cambridge does not discriminate, including on the basis of disability. We may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to people with disabilities. For more information contact us at library@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-4032 (voice), or via relay at 711.

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