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City Calendar

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  • Wednesday

    November 8

    • Recycling Advisory Committee Meeting (RAC)

      Online,

      Monthly meeting of the Recycling Advisory Committee

    • Election Commission

      Citywide Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Municipal PR Count

    • Board of Assessors Public Meeting

      Online,

      Board of Assessors Public Meeting

    • Wellness for Seniors: Tai Chi Paradigm (Main)

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

      Sponsored by the Cambridge Public Library Foundation Join us in this 12-week Tai Chi practice, which focuses on the mind and body connection. Tai Chi is a fluid sequence of movements choreographed in a low impact routine. Sifu Mynor Diaz has been learning and teaching Tai Chi classes for over 20 years. He has taught classes at five VA Boston Healthcare System locations and at Senior Centers. Note: We will be running two separate Tai Chi Paradigm series this year, a Wednesday series and a Friday series. Please register for only one of the series. This is an in-person event.

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

    • 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. 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.

    • Fiber Crafts Group - Drop-In (O'Connell)

      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! 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.

    • Morning 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.

    • Boudreau Branch Book Group (Boudreau/Virtual)

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

      November Title: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett. This book group will meet virtually and in person at the Boudreau Branch. Please register below if you would like to attend via Zoom. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants one hour before the event. How to get the print book: Copies of the print book will be set aside at the Boudreau Branch (245 Concord Ave; current hours). How to get the e-book: This month’s book is available as an audiobook and e-book through Overdrive/Libby. For more information, call 617-349-4017 or email Liz Danner at edanner@cambridgema.gov. 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.

    • Google Drive Basics: Organize Your Files (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Learn how to create folders and organize your files on Google Drive! To view and register for other Basic Tech Classes at the Library, please go to tinyurl.com/basictechclass.

    • Résumé and Job Application Support (Central Square)

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

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

    • Veterans Support Group for Seniors

      Cambridge Council on Aging 806 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

      Come join the Veterans Support Group for coffee and conversation.

    • The Public Safety Committee

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

      The Public Safety Committee

    • Wednesdays of Wonder - WOW! (O'Neill)

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

      Come to the Library for games and a different activity each week! Kids of all ages can hang out and do crafts or STEAM activities. No registration required. This week we will be building with K'Nex!

    • Hive Teen Hangout

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Have you checked out The Hive yet? Teens are welcome to come learn about our space and try their hand at sticker making, video recording in our studio and more. This is a drop-in event designed for patrons ages 12-18. 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.

    • Nintendo Switch Party for Ages 10-13 (Main)

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

      Join our Nintendo Switch party! We’ll have library consoles and games to share - plus snacks! Play multiplayer games on a big screen with up to 6 players or use our handheld console for a 1-2 player game. Feel free to bring your own Switch console as well! This program is for ages 10-13. There will be a Nintendo Switch Party for younger kids earlier in the month. This program can accommodate 20 gamers. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis on the day of the program. The gamer must be present to receive a ticket. This program starts promptly, and any unclaimed spots will be offered to someone waiting. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Please call 617-349-4038 for more information. 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.

    • After School Stories and Crafts (Central Square)

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

      Join us in the Children's Room for a fun craft and related stories. For more information, call 617-349-4010. Recommended for ages 5-10. 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.

    • CANCELLED: Read to a Dog (O'Connell)

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

      Read with Bowie the Therapy Dog from Pets & People! Therapy dogs provide warm and non-judgmental reading companions for new or experienced readers of all ages. Registration for each 10-minute time slot is required and begins on Wednesday November 1. Sign up by phone or in person at the O'Connell Branch (617-349-4019). 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.

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

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

      Would you like help navigating the library's e-resources like Libby or Hoopla? Or maybe you need some basic computer or mobile device guidance? Book a free one-on-one tech help session at the Boudreau branch: Some topics we cover include: ● Downloading library eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines to your tablet, smartphone, or laptop ● Navigating databases and other library resources such as Linkedin Learning ● Using the Internet and e-mail ● Setting up devices like smartphones or streaming devices Guidelines for basic Tech help: ● Scheduled sessions run between 30-45 minutes. ● Please bring your device, cords and any necessary account information. ● Library staff cannot be held responsible for damage to patron-owned equipment. If you have questions, please send them to: ipachoncaballero@cambridgema.gov

    • Free Drop-In Tutoring for Teens (Main)

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

      Need help with a class? Have a question before an exam? Tutors are available to help you! Cambridge School Volunteers and the Cambridge Public Library are pleased to offer tutoring services in the Teen Room of the Main Library on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5-6pm. What: Tutoring in all academic subjects Where: Teen Room, Main Library When: Mondays & Wednesdays, 5-6pm How: Just drop by! Please contact 617-349-4027 with any questions.

    • Bike Committee Meeting - CANCELLED

      Online,

      This is a regular meeting of they Bicycle committee.

    • Cambridge Housing Authority

      TELECONFERENCE

      Cambridge Housing Authority

    • Committee on Public Planting

      In person at 147 Hampshire Street or virtually through Zoom

      Committee on Public Planting

    • Evening Family Story Time (Collins)

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

      We invite young children, older siblings and their grown-ups to join us for half an hour of stories, songs and rhymes. Please call 617-349-4021 for more information.

    • Sewing Circle

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Continue building your machine-sewing skills AND receive support as you work on your own sewing projects with our Library sewing community. Participants must register but may drop-in any time during the program. This program is designed for patrons who know the basics of how to use our Janome sewing machines.

    • Cozy Fall Creations: Crochet Pumpkin Workshop (O'Neill)

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

      Join us at the O'Neill library for a fun and creative autumn evening for adults! Our friendly staff member will guide you through the art of crocheting a charming pumpkin to add a touch of fall warmth to your home decor. Whether you're a crochet novice or an experienced crafter, this workshop is open to all skill levels. Materials and guidance provided, so just bring your enthusiasm for crafting and the joy of the season! Registration is required.

    • 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.

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

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

      Join us virtually for a lively discussion of a great book - either in person at the Main Library or virtually on Zoom. Pizza is provided for in-person participants. For ages 10-13 and a parent or caregiver. 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. This month, we're reading: Alone by Megan E. Freeman (Aladdin, 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.

    • Peace Commission Monthly Meeting - November 2023

      2nd Floor Lunch Room, 51 Inman St., Cambridge, MA 02139

      Monthly meeting of the Peace Commission for November 2023

    • Brewery Book Club (Lamplighter)

      You’re invited to our November Brewery Book Club, where Lamplighter and the Cambridge Public Library team up to highlight contemporary works from marginalized voices while having a beer. This month we’ll read A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott. Copies of the book are available at the Main Library in Cambridge, at 449 Broadway. We’ll gather in the Lamplighter back taproom to discuss the book, what we learned from it, what we found ourselves touched by, and all other thoughts. Register here.

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