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December 27, 2023 | View Full Newsletter

The library will be closed on

Monday, January 1

Monday, January 15

Friday, January 26

Upcoming Programs

Music in the Library: Alex Minasian Trio

Thursday, January 4 | 7:00pm

Large Meeting Room

With Fire and Sword: The Bloody Fight at Bunker Hill

Monday, January 8 | 1:15pm

Hybrid: Large Meeting Room + Virtual

Keep This Toss That: How to Have a Clutter-free New Year

Monday, January 8 | 7:00pm


Sourdough Starter Workshop with Sourdough Brandon

Tuesday, January 9 | 7:00pm

Large Meeting Room

Memoirs and Memoir Writing with Author Jenna Blum

Wednesday, January 10 | 7:00pm

Large Meeting Room

Leftover Craft Night

Thursday, January 11 | 6:30pm

Large Meeting Room

Author and Historian Helen Fry Discusses "Women in Intelligence"

Saturday, January 13 | 2:00pm


Let's Get Cozy with Mystery Authors Allison Brook and Mia P. Manansala

Tuesday, January 16 | 7:00pm


Exploring Costa Rica’s Pacific Lowlands with Bill Gette (pt 1)

Tuesday, January 16 | 7:00pm


La Serenissima - A Sojourn in Venice with Bruce Magnuson

Wednesday, January 17 | 7:00pm


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

Monday, January 22 | 7:00pm


Facial Recognition, AI Surveillance, and the Future of Humanity

Thursday, January 25 | 7:00pm


Q&A with author Daniel N. Warshawsky

Tuesday, January 30 | 7:00pm


Valentine's Day Cards

Wednesday, January 31 | 6:30pm

Large Meeting Room

Recurring Programs & Book Clubs

Drop-in Knitting

Wednesdays at 6:30pm

Learning Center

50+ Job Seekers Networking Group

Wednesday, January 3 | 9:30am

Wednesday, January 17 | 9:30am

Nature Photography

Monday, January 8 | 7:00pm


Studio Art Workshop for Adults 60+

Thursday, January 11 | 1:30pm

Large Meeting Room

Socrates Cafe

Friday, January 12 | 10:30am

Learning Center

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

Thursday, January 18 | 4:00pm


Guided Meditation

Tuesday, January 23 | 10:00am


Social Justice Book Club

Wednesday, January 3 | 7:00pm

Learning Center + Virtual

Perkins Book Club

Thursday, January 4 | 2:00pm

Learning Center

Death by the Book Mystery Club

Monday, January 8 | 10:00am


Nonfiction Book Club

Monday, January 29 | 7:00pm

Learning Center

Monday Night Book Club

Monday, January 16 | 7:00pm


Nonfiction Book Club

Monday, January 29 | 7:00pm

Learning Center

From the Foundation

Save the Date! 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 drinks and dinner bites, live music with dancing, and an auction with an amazing array of unique offerings. Tickets will go on sale in late January, with an early bird price of $125 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.

Jamaican Wildlife Adventure with Bill Gette

Poetry Series: Chessy Normile, Sarah Matthes, and Soren Stockman

Ice: From Mixed Drinks to Skating Rinks—a Cool History of a Hot Commodity

Literary Café welcomes Adrienne Brodeur and Nancy Crochiere

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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