New & Noteworthy

  • The Newsfeed Café, operated by The Catered Affair and home to a satellite WGBH studio, is now open in the Central Library in Copley Square.
  • The Central Library Renovation is now open to the public. Come in and explore the welcoming new space, refreshed collections, and cutting-edge technology. Learn more about the project here.



Coloring for Adults

Friday, October 28, 2 p.m.
West End Branch

Drop in for a relaxing time of coloring. The library supplies coloring pages, colored pencils, markers, and crayons.


Trick or Treat Magic Show

Saturday, October 29, 10:30 a.m.
Fields Corner Branch

Magician Debbie O’Carroll combines stage magic and comedy with lots of audience participation for a fun Halloween treat.


Druker Lecture: Celebrating Urban Design and Architecture

Saturday, October 29, 2 p.m.
Rabb Hall, Central Library in Copley Square

William Rawn explores architectural design and city-building through an examination of his firm’s projects, including the Central Library in Copley Square and the Cambridge Public Library.


Halloween Party and Neighborhood Stroll

Monday, October 31, 3:30 p.m.
Connolly Branch

Children enjoy fun activities and treats and stroll around Hyde Park to visit neighborhood businesses. Costumes are welcome.


Online Learning for College Credit

Tuesday, November 1, 6 p.m.
Community Learning Center Classroom, Central Library in Copley Square

Learn how to access and enroll in online courses that will prepare you for the College Level Exam Program (CLEP), and find out which schools accept passing CLEP scores for college credits.