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New Wednesday Morning Hours!!!!

Wednesday Morning Hours will Begin at the Cambridge Public Library!!!!

The Cambridge Public Library will soon be open Wednesday mornings from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm beginning October 7th. These new hours are in addition to the Wednesday evening hours from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. The library board recently voted to expand the hours offered to the Cambridge community after a recent survey indicated a desire for morning hours.
The Cambridge Public Library’s hours beginning October 7th will be:

Monday: 6:30-9:00 pm
Tuesday: 1:00-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am- 12:00 pm, 6:30 -9:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00-5:00 pm
Friday: 6:30-9:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Civil War Program with Mike Russert, October 29th at 7:00 pm

“We were marched hither and dither:” The 123rd New York Infantry at Gettysburg

Michael Russert will present a program on the Washington County 123rd Regiment. The presentation will be at the Cambridge Public Library on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm and is free and open to the public.

The Washington County Regiment was actively engaged in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-2-3, 1863. An unidentified soldier from Hartford remarked that during the battle, the 123rd Regiment was moved “hither and dither.”  Using a number of first-person accounts, the experiences of the members of the regiment will be traced.

123rd regimentMonument to the 123rd regiment of Washington County at Gettysburg

Lady Slipper at Story Hour, Tuesday, October 20th at 10:00 am

Celia Van Buskirk also known as “Lady Slipper” will be leading story hour October 20th with a spooky but friendly ghost story for kids.  Come join the fun!


Museum Passes for Checkout!

Looking for something educational to do this summer? The Cambridge Public Library now offers passes to local museums to be checked out to patrons! Available are passes to:

The Adirondack Museum
(Entitles patron to 50% off admission for 4 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 18.)

The Hyde Museum
(Entitles patron to free admission for 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 18.)

The Saratoga Children’s Museum
(Entitles patron to free admission for 4 people.)

Hildene: The Lincoln Family Home
(Entitles patron to free admission for 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 18.)

MASS MoCA (The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art)
(Entitles patron to free admission for 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 16.)

Bennington Museum

(Entitles patron to free admission for 2 adults, children under the age of 18 are always free.)

To take advantage of these passes, please ask at the main desk.

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Sit & Knit Group

Bring those knitting needles and crochet hooks every Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Bring those unfinished projects and learn something new!

Chess Boards Available

We now have chess boards available to be signed out! Challenge your friend to a game on a sunny day and take it out to the gazebo. Boards must be returned 15 minutes before the library closes.