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The library will be closed on

Monday, February 19

Upcoming Programs

Democracy Talks: College Admissions & the Changing Landscape of Affirmative Action

Tuesday, February 6 | 7:00pm


Ethics For When Sci-Fi Becomes Reality: Gene Editing As Medicine

Wednesday, February 7 | 7:00m

Hybrid: Large Meeting Room + Virtual

Music in the Library: Bruno Råberg - Journey for Solo Bass

Thursday, February 8 | 7:00pm

Large Meeting Room

Kamikaze, Sacrifice, Survival, & Memories - USS Bunker Hill, Okinawa, May 1945

Monday, February 12 | 1:15pm

Hybrid: Large Meeting Room + Virtual

American Sign Language Workshop

Monday, February 12 | 7:00pm

Large Meeting Room

Beyond Their Years Film Screening and Discussion

Tuesday, February 13 | 6:30pm

Large Meeting Room

Polymer Clay Workshop

Thursday, February 15 | 6:30

Large Meeting Room

Reader's Roundtable

Tuesday, February 20 | 7:00pm


AI-Powered Productivity: Unleashing Your Potential with Innovative AI Tools

Wednesday, February 21 | 1:00pm


The Globemakers

Thursday, February 22 | 2:00pm


Socrates Cafe

Friday, February 23 | 10:30am

Learning Center

CAAL Lantern Festival

Saturday, February 24


An Evening with Romance Authors Ali Hazelwood, Nikki Payne & Denise Williams

Monday, February 26 | 7:00pm


Celebrating the 30th Book Anniversary of The Beekeeper's Apprentice

Tuesday, February 27 | 7:00pm


Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet Film Screening and Discussion

Wednesday, February 28 | 6:30pm

Large Meeting Room

Recurring Programs & Book Clubs

Drop-in Knitting

Wednesdays at 6:30pm

Learning Center

50+ Job Seekers Networking Group

Wednesday, February 7 | 9:30am

Wednesday, February 21 | 9:30am

Studio Art Workshop for Adults 60+

Thursday, February 8 | 1:30pm

Large Meeting Room

Nature Photography

Monday, February 12 | 7:00pm


教中国老人的英文课 - English for Chinese-Speaking Seniors

Thursday, February 15 | 4:00pm


Guided Meditation

Tuesday, February 27 | 10:00am


Perkins Book Club

Thursday, February 1 | 2:00pm

Learning Center

Social Justice Book Club

Wednesday, February 7 | 7:00pm

Learning Center + Virtual

Death by the Book Mystery Club

Monday, February 12 | 10:00am


Monday Night Book Club

Tuesday, February 20 | 7:00pm


Nonfiction Book Club

Monday, February 26 | 7:00pm

Learning Center

From the Foundation

Gala tickets on sale in early February! The Cary Library Foundation will be having our "Take Flight" Gala on Saturday, April 6 from 7 - 10 pm at Cary Library. There will be dinner bites, drinks, live music with dancing, and an auction with an amazing array of unique offerings. Tickets will be offered at an early bird price of $125 per person with the price later increasing to $150 per person. All proceeds will fund ChiRP!, the Library's lower-level renovation project. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit

Questions? Contact Mary Ellen Ringo, the Foundation's Executive Director, at and 781-354-2996.

More Resources

Check out our Library of Things collection! You can find lots of Things, from board games to film conversion tools, crafting tools to puzzles, you can even play guitar!

We also have passes to many museums around the area. Take a trip to the Museum of Fine Arts or bring the family to the Boston Children's Museum!

Art @ Cary

Artwork by Jane Paulson

on view in the Piper Gallery through the end of February 2024

Artwork by Shehab Hossein

on view at the Community Center (39 Marrett Rd.) through the end of February 2024

Brickmania Exhibit

on view in the Pierce Gallery through January 2024

Recent Programs
Programs that were recorded are all located on the Cary Library YouTube channel.
Some of our most recent programs are below.

Memoirs and Memoir Writing with Author Jenna Blum

Exploring Costa Rica’s Central Highlands with Bill Gette (pt 2)

Facial Recognition, AI Surveillance, and the Future of Humanity

La Serenissima - A Sojourn in Venice with Bruce Magnuson

If you attended one of our programs and would like to share your thoughts, please follow this link to our feedback form.

Thank you!
Contact the Programming Department
at or (781) 862-6288 x84450

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