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Although the library is closed to the public, Cary Librarians are still available to answer your questions. The BEST way to get a timely answer is to use the Ask a Librarian form on our website. We'll get back to you as soon as possible.

Also, check out our tutorials on how to use our various online resources!
Adult Virtual Programs
Virtual Book Clubs and programs. Click on the link to register and the program info will be in your confirmation email - check your spam folder if you don't see it in your inbox.
Monday, January 11 @ 10:00 AM
This month, we'll be reading and discussing mysteries with female detectives.

Monday, January 11 @ 1:15 PM
Prof. Joe Nye rates the ethical foreign policy decisions of fourteen presidents from FDR to Trump, focusing on the three dimensions of ethical behavior: intentions, means, and consequences.

Monday, January 11 @ 7:00 PM
Let’s get started with garden catalogs, learning what the new introductions are all about, and answering all of your winter gardening questions.

Tuesday, January 12 @ 7:00 PM
Jean-Pierre Cavigelli, LHS class of 1979, will be discussing his excavations, discoveries, and theories of the history of dinosaurs in America.

Wednesday, January 13 @ 7:00 PM
Eloisa James, Nisha Sharma, Vanessa Riley, James Bailey, and Kate Bateman talk about where they’ve been and what led them to writing romance.

Thursday, January 14 @ 7:00 PM
Join author Meredith May for a virtual presentation related to her captivating memoir, THE HONEY BUS.

Friday, January 15 @ 10:00 AM
Learn how to reinforce and repair holes in knitted sweaters using Swiss darning techniques.

Saturday, January 16 @ 1:00 PM
LEXCSEA is a club at Lexington High School that teaches English to Chinese senior citizens.
Tuesday, January 19 @ 7:00 PM
We'll be discussing The Beantown Girls by Jane Healey.

Tuesday, January 19 @ 7:00 PM
Come learn how to prepare this beloved dish, alongside a big pot of Basmati rice, to soak up all the savory deliciousness!

Tuesday, January 19 @ 7:00 PM
Prior to the meeting, watch Crazywise: Rethinking Madness: Psychosis and Spiritual Awakening on Kanopy and then come to the meeting prepared to discuss!

Wednesday, January 20 @ 7:00 PM
Share your nature photos or just come to enjoy! Make sure to indicate if you are presenting or spectating in your registration.

Thursday, January 21 @ 7:00 PM
Bill will share photographs of these remote, forbidding, yet beautiful islands as well as the birds and mammals that live and breed there.

Thursday, January 21 @ 7:00 PM
Back by popular demand@ We hope this gives more people time to watch the entire 8 episodes and come prepared to talk, laugh, and share our favorite moments. Warning: There May Be Spoilers! :)

Saturday, January 23 @ 10:00 AM
Melissa Juchniewicz will show you that with just your memories and pencil and paper, you can begin to voice your wonderful stories.

Happy to share out January brochure with you - chock full of interesting programs! Check out our calendar for the most updated info
Regular Programs:
Wednesdays @ 6:30pm
Guided Meditation - bi-weekly
Monday Jan 25 @ 11:00am
Wednesday @ 6:45pm
Program Videos
You can view all of our recorded programs on our YouTube Channel
Community Programs
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 @ 6:30pm

Lexington Human Services welcomes Dr. Maryam M. Jernigan-Noesi who will provide a brief history and overview of racial trauma and its unique consequences for Black-identified individuals. She will also give an overview of the mental and physical health consequences of race-based stress and recommendations for how to cope and treat its consequences.
Monday, January 18, 2021

The Town of Lexington will hold its 28th commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with its 8th Annual MLK Day of Service by shepherding our community to take part in assisting those in need. Our objective is to engage and mobilize people of all ages to participate in events and activities to serve others. Click on the link above for how you can get involved!
Free on the Web

What's Next?
Our New Digital Recommendation Form
One of the best parts of being a librarian is helping someone find their next great read.

To enable us to provide these kinds of recommendations, we’ve launched What’s Next?, a virtual readers’ advisory service!

Just fill out this form letting us know what you’ve liked and disliked in the past, and we’ll provide a few suggestions for you to try next.
Online Resources
Library Digital Resources
Available 24/7
Some how to videos on using our online resources, all you need is a Lexington library card!
Online Books and Audiobooks
Still want more digital content? 

Get a Boston Public Library eCard for access to BPL's extensive list of downloadable content (including eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, downloadable music and movies) as well as their online databases. Anyone who lives, works, attends school, or owns property in Massachusetts is eligible. One of the worst best kept secrets in the state!
Streaming TV shows and Movies

Lexington residents now have digital access to breaking news and analysis on politics, business, world national news, entertainment, and more from The Washington Post.

Simply create a free account for The Washington Post.
Full text access to the current editions of the Boston Globe.

The Boston Globe (1872-1960) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue.

Enjoy free access to NYTimes.com. For both in-library and home access, create an account and log in using that account.

Coverage includes 1981 to Current, plus historic coverage 1851-1922. Home Access includes NY Times App and 5 Premium Archive (1923-1980) articles.
Check out all of our online resources!
For Adults
For Kids and Teens
Contact the Programming Department
at caryprograms@minlib.net or (781) 862-6288 x84450