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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.
Wednesday, June 2 @ 7:00 PM
This month we are reading and discussing Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Thursday, June 3 @ 7:00 PM
A visit to the Central American country of Honduras offers viewers opportunities not only to explore one of the most important archeological sites in the region, but also to experience an incredible variety of wildlife.

Friday, June 4 @ 10:00 AM
Just in time for the warm weather, Chef Trisha Pérez Kennealy will show us how to grill.

Thursday, June 10 @ 9:00 AM
Join the Friends of Cary Library for their Annual Meeting, held virtually this year. All are welcome. Please register here so we can send you the Zoom link and password the day before the event.

Thursday, June 10 @ 7:00 PM
How could you lose your memory overnight, and what would it mean? Join Lauren Aguirre, an award-winning science journalist, in learning more.

Friday, June 11 @ 10:30 AM
Socrates Cafes are held all over the world to foster friendly, philosophical discussions.

Monday, June 14 @ 10:00 AM
This month, we'll be reading and discussing reader's choices!

Monday, June 14 @ 1:00 PM
The Friends of Cary Library will accept book donations from 1:00-3:00 in the parking lot of the library. There will be a drive-through line and volunteers will take your donations from either the trunk or back seat of your car. LIMIT of two grocery bags per car.

Monday, June 14 @ 1:15 PM
Using technology only dreamed of a few years ago, Arthur Graham and his team have transformed the lives of veterans, athletes, children, and others who have lost limbs. Presented by Next Step Bionics and Prosthetics in Newton.
Monday, June 14 @ 7:00 PM
View, critique, and be wowed by the images you've been taking, with David Ewing.

Tuesday, June 15 @ 7:00 PM
This month, we are discussing Miss Representation (available on Kanopy).

Thursday, June 17 @ 7:00 PM
Summer is on its way and meadows are full of beauty and animals. Join Mass Audubon Habitat to explore meadow life and look at some of summer's flying wonders.

Friday, June 18 @ 10:00 AM
Join us for our next sewing circle where Anna Rose Keefe teaches us how to take care of and mend our clothing. All skill levels are welcome.

Monday, June 21 @ 7:00 PM
For this month, we'll be discussing Ordinary Grace by William Krueger.

Wednesday, June 23 @ 1:00 PM
Last summer, three women, Sirinya Matchacheep, Rose Xu, and Chetana Keltcher, met through the Gardening in Lexington Facebook group and began exchanging their knowledge and passion for gardening. Now, they will share their experiences with growing vegetables and how to make their favorite recipes with what they grow.

Saturday, June 26 @ 1:00 PM
Run by LEXCSEA (Lexington Chinese Senior English Academy), this program helps teach English to Chinese-speaking senior citizens in Lexington.

Monday, June 28 @ 7:00 PM
This month, we will be discussing When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel Pink.

Wednesday, June 30 @ 1:00 PM
Does your garden teem with songbirds, butterflies, or honeybees? Avid gardener Holly Samuels and moderator Ashley Rooney will show us how to create wildlife habitats in our yards while concurrently restoring our local environment.

Check out our new June flyer! And, as always, check our program calendar for any updates.
Regular Programs:
Monday, June 14 & June 28 @ 12:30pm

Wednesdays @ 6:30pm
Wednesdays @ 6:45pm
News from the Friends
Friends of Cary Library
Book Donation Drop-Off
Do you have gently used books you’d like to donate?
Friends of Cary would love to receive them on Monday, June 14, 2021, from 1pm to 3pm at the Cary Library parking lot entrance.

Please limit donations to 2 grocery-sized bags. This will be a drive-thru drop-off. Please leave books in the trunk or rear seat of the car. A volunteer will take your donation.

Donation Guidelines
We welcome books for both adults and children only in good condition. This includes fiction and nonfiction, both hardcover and paperback.

We Cannot Accept
Magazines, encyclopedias, travel or computer books more than 2 years old, items with obvious damage (water, mold, mildew, broken spines, pages missing or falling out). Please do not donate these items, as they take time and effort to dispose of. Please do not leave books, DVDs, or CDs outside the library.

Thank you for your donation!
Program Videos
You can view all of our recorded programs on our YouTube Channel
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.
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!
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Contact the Programming Department
at caryprograms@minlib.net or (781) 862-6288 x84450