Events & Calendars

Browse the tabs below for our upcoming and past events, as well as the calendars for our Collaboration Space and other dates related to astronomy and astrophysics (Astro-Cal). Our Collaboration Space is used to host research tools training activities and events in the Wolbach Library. If you have questions or comments, please contact us.

Material resulting from training and events in the library can be found via the Library's GitHub Organization.

Wolbach Library supports the principle that all people encountered in one’s life should be treated with respect. At no time is abusive behavior acceptable in Wolbach’s physical or online spaces. See also: Events Policy and Conduct in Wolbach Library
2019 Jun 24

SAO/ LIP Summer 2019 Weekly Python Workshop

Date: 

Monday, June 24, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Wolbach Library, Lower Level
WEEK THREE- Speeding Up and Optimizing Python Code presented by Kelvin Lee
2019 Jul 15

SAO/ LIP Summer 2019 Weekly Python Workshop

Date: 

Monday, July 15, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Wolbach Library, Lower Level
WEEK SIX- Code Maintenance & Building Packages presented by Benjamin Roulston
2019 Jul 29

SAO/ LIP Summer 2019 Weekly Python Workshop

Date: 

Monday, July 29, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Wolbach Library, Lower Level
WEEK EIGHT- Documenting, Citing, and Archiving Code presented by Daina Bouquin
2019 May 20

Research Computing Lunch

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Wolbach Library

Please register here! Refreshments will be provided.

The first hour of this session will cover typical nomenclature and concepts found in High Performance Scientific Computing. We will talk generally about system architecture, network, scheduling, storage, and software. This session...

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2019 Feb 11

International Women and Girls in Astronomy Day

11:00am to 2:00pm

Location: 

Wolbach Library

To mark the IAU's International Women and Girls in Astronomy Day, the CfA's Women in Science group decided to host a drop-in internal "open house" style event in Wolbach Library. For this event, CfA researchers, scientists, staff, and students are invited to contribute to a number of efforts that support and recognize the contributions of women in astronomy. These activities will include:

  • Mailing...
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2019 Feb 11

2019 Valentine's Day Cosmetics Drive

(All day)

Location: 

Wolbach Library

Wolbach Library acts as a collection point for the CfA's annual Valentine's Day Cosmetics Drive!

The Cosmetics Drive is a joint project by numerous Harvard campus Green Teams, the Resource Efficiency Program, FAS Green Program, and Harvard FMO Campus Recycling Services. Donated items are sent to residents of the Cambridge Family Shelter of the YWCA. We have outlets for men’s goods as well, so feel free to donate them too! 

We are glad to...

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Wolbach Library Collaborative SpaceLocation: 
Lower level of the library, with a flexible arrangement of 4 tables and 35 stackable chairs. 

Reservations:
Members of the CfA community can request access to the space for various purposes (e.g. presentations, workshops, council meetings, user group discussions, etc.). See calendar below for availability, and contact library@cfa.harvard.edu to reserve. 

Open: 9am - 5pm, Monday through Friday.

Equipment: 
65" LCD TV and presentation accessories, movable podium, and whiteboard.