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City Calendar

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  • Tuesday

    November 21

    • Cambridge Council on Aging Men's Group

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

      Cambridge residents age 60 and older can join the Council on Aging's Men’s Group. Light refreshments will be served.

    • Story Time (Collins)

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

      We invite young children and their grown-ups to join us for half an hour of stories, songs and rhymes. This program takes place indoors at Collins Branch Library. Please call 617-349-4021 for more information.

    • 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.

    • Songs & Stories (Valente)

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

      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 take place in the Community Room at 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.

    • The Transportation and Public Utilities Committee

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

      The Transportation and Public Utilities Committee

    • 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.

    • Zumba Gold for Seniors

      Senior Center 806 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

      This Council on Aging class is a low impact, easy to follow, 45-min Latin inspired dance class. This class is appropriate for adults age 60 and older of all fitness levels and participants can go at their own pace.

    • Sit 'n' Knit (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      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,... Refreshments will be provided. 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.

    • 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.

    • The Health and Environment Committee

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

      The Health and Environment Committee

    • Obinna and Chinwe Onyeagoro present Neo & Nubia: The Greatest Walk (Central Square)

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

      Come join us in the Children's Room for a homecoming celebration and adventure-filled reading of Neo & Nubia: The Greatest Walk with authors, Obinna and Chinwe Onyeagoro! Just like their main characters, they are siblings with roots in Nigeria who grew up in the United States and traveled the world, learning about the contributions of the African Diaspora throughout history. Now they are excited to share those same stories with the next generation. Neo & Nubia: The Greatest Walk was inspired by many of the lessons they learned from their family and time spent reading at the Central Square Library when, as kids, they lived right across the street!" 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. 

    • Read to a Dog (Boudreau)

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

      Read with Ana the Therapy Dog! Therapy dogs provide warm and non-judgmental reading companions for new or experienced readers of all ages. Registration for each ten minute time slot is required. Sign up the day of the program by phone or in person at the Boudreau Branch (617-349-4017). 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.

    • 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 November book is Science Comics: Dogs by Andy Hirsch. 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. 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

    • 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.

    • The Charter Review Committee

      REMOTE

      The Charter Review Committee

    • Contemporary Book Group (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      This month's book: Groundskeeping by Lee Cole Reading Interests: The group concentrates on fiction and narrative nonfiction. Some past selections include: Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell, Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters, and Beautiful Country: A Memoir by Qian Julie Wang. How to get the print book: Copies of the print book are set aside at the Main Library. Visit the Main Library Q&A Desk at 449 Broadway during service hours and a staff member can help you check out a copy. How to get the e-book or digital audiobook: This month’s book is available as an e-book and digital audiobook through OverDrive or the Libby app. How to register: Click the registration link below to register. Registration is encouraged but not required. For more information, contact Susannah Borysthen-Tkacz (sbtkacz@cambridgema.gov).

    • Mindfulness and Journaling: "Dipping into Gratitude" (Main)

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

      How can gratitude impact us? How can we bring it into our day? Join us for an introduction to gratitude and mindfulness meditation, creating a time to pause, connect, restore and reflect on the many dimensions of gratitude, whether big or small. The workshop will include guided practices with optional time for journaling and discussion. Welcoming new and experienced meditators! Laura Carmen Arena is an Argentinian-American writer and visual artist and an experienced yoga and meditation teacher based in Cambridge. She has led workshops on meditation and yoga at universities and other professional settings. She studied literature at NYU, and contemplative traditions, education and creative writing at Harvard University, where she also served as a teaching fellow, photographer, webmaster and assistant director of multicultural affairs. She enjoys leading mind-body practices to pollinate creative outlooks and a more peaceful, centered awareness.

    • Regular Meeting of the School Committee

      Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room, 459 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Regular Meeting of the School Committee

    • Family STEAM Night - Astronomy (O'Neill)

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

      Families with elementary school age children join us for hands-on activities focused on Science, Technology, Arts, Engineering, and Math. Adults and children will learn and play together! In November we will learn about the moon and observe the night sky!

    • Knitting Group (Boudreau)

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

      Bring your project, yarn and needles to enjoy an hour in the company of other crafters. 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.

    • O'Connell Branch Adult Book Group (Onsite)

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

      November selection: Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam Reading Interests: We read mostly contemporary Fiction and Non-Fiction, with forays into older works and classics. Past selections include: The Last White Man by Mohsin Hamid, Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin, Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt and Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger. How to get the print book: Copies of the book and audiobook are set aside at the O'Connell Branch. Visit during open hours and a staff member can help you check out a copy. Click here for O'Connell Branch Hours How to get the e-book or digital audiobook: This month’s book is available as a digital audio and e-book through Hoopla. This book group meets in person at the O'Connell Branch. No registration is needed. Drop-ins welcome. For more information contact the branch at 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.

    • Planning Board Meeting

      Online,

      City of Cambridge Planning Board Meeting

    • Zing Laser Cutting 101 (Main)

      Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

      Learn how to use our Epilog Zing—an industry-standard laser cutting machine. Complete this workshop to earn a badge for the Zing laser cutter. With a badge, you can reserve the Epilog Zing to use on our equipment booking page at designated times. Note: The Epilog Zing laser cutter and Glowforge laser cutter require separate trainings. You must participate in the Glowforge workshop in order to operate our Glowforge Pro laser cutter. 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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