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Check off items on your to-learn, to-read, to-listen, and to-watch list and get more out of life with these topnotch resources. Most resources require a valid library card number. Don't have one? Sign up for an online membership or visit one of our Idea Exchange locations for a full membership. Must be a city of Cambridge resident. If you already have a card but need it renewed, fill out our membership renewal form.

Life + Learning Ideas

Discover the latest and greatest in current events, research, and DIY in our Life + Learning Ideas blog. You can join the conversation too. Simply fill out the submission form and we'll post your entry.

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Veronica, Queen's Square | May 26, 2020
I remember racing home as a kid so I could watch Art Attack. I loved Neil Bruchanan and was amazed at what he could make with common items found... Read More»
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Gabrielle, Queen's Square | May 20, 2020
“There are shortcuts to happiness and dancing is one of them.” - Vicki Baum  I have always loved dance. From twirling in a big skirt when I was a... Read More»
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Gabrielle, Queen's Square | May 12, 2020
We get it. Being both a parent and a teacher is hard. As families across the Region continue to adjust to learning from home, we know not everything... Read More»

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Access over 30,000 films via Kanopy's online streaming platform. Enjoy watching buzzworthy indie movies, Hollywood classics, international cinema, the Great Courses collection and thought-provoking documentaries, as well as an entertaining and educational kids' collection.


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Are you working on a research project? Want to know more about a subject? Our guides are a great place to start. From books to websites, they bring together the best resources on your topic.

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