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The library will be closed on:

Sunday, May 25

Monday, May 26

Upcoming Programs

James Webb Space Telescope: The Second Year of Science Operations with Dr. Kathryn Flanagan

Wednesday, May 1 | 7:00pm

Large Meeting Room

Body Neutrality and the 4 Body Image Avatars with Jessi Kneeland

Thursday, May 2 | 7:00pm


Wood-warblers of New England with Bill Gette

Monday, May 6 | 7:00pm


Literary Cafe presents: Writing

Young Adult Novels

Wednesday, May 8 | 7:00pm

Living Room + Virtual

Music in the Library: Sandy Ridge Boys

Thursday, May 9 | 7:00pm

Large Meeting Room

V is For Victory - FDR's Efforts to Prepare the U.S. for War

Friday, May 13 | 1:15pm

Large Meeting Room + Virtual

Playful Modern Calligraphy (Adult Workshop)

Monday, May 13 | 7:00pm

Large Meeting Room

Touching All The Bases - A Peek Inside the World of a Baseball Physicist

Thursday, May 16 | 7:00pm


Paper Flower Bouquets (Adult Craft)

Tuesday, May 21 | 6:30pm

Large Meeting Room

Guardians of Truth: Combatting AI Deep Fakes

Thursday, May 23 | 1:00pm


“Something Is Being Done” - Women Become Visible in Lexington

Thursday, May 23 | 7:00pm

Living Room

Science Café - Materials and Medicine: An Evening with MIT Professor and Inventor Robert Langer

Tuesday, May 28 | 7:30pm

Living Room + Virtual

Cycle of Memory Film Screening and Discussion

Wednesday, May 29 | 6:30pm

Large Meeting Room

Celebrating Cultural Diversity: Immigration Art and Storytelling Exhibition

Thursday, May 30 | 6:30pm

Large Meeting Room

Mosquito and Tick Control: How to Keep Your Family Safe Without Poisoning Your Yard

Thursday, May 30 | 7:00pm


Recurring Programs & Book Clubs

Drop-in Knitting

Wednesdays at 6:30pm

Learning Center

50+ Job Seekers Networking Group

Wednesday, May 1 | 9:30am

Wednesday, May 15 | 9:30am


Studio Art Workshop for Adults 60+

Thursday, May 9 | 1:30pm

Large Meeting Room

Nature Photography

Monday, May 13 | 7:00pm


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

Thursday, May 16 | 4:00pm


Guided Meditation

Tuesday, May 28 | 10:00am


Socrates Cafe

Friday, May 31 | 10:30am

Learning Center

Social Justice Book Club

Wednesday, May 1 | 7:00pm

Learning Center + Virtual

Perkins Book Club

Wednesday, May 1 | 2:00pm

Learning Center

Death by the Book Mystery Club

Monday, May 13 | 10:00am


Monday Night Book Club

Monday, May 20| 7:00pm


Nonfiction Book Club

Monday, May 20 | 7:00pm

Learning Center

Around the Library

Cary Library is pleased to display the LexSeeHer Women’s Visibility Panels. The installation will be up through the month of May in the Living Room.

Cary Library is pleased to partner with the Chinese Americans of Lexington (CALex) to display the AAPI Heritage banners.

From the Friends

Friends of Cary Library May Book Sale

May 3-5

Mark your calendar! We’ll have thousands of gently used hardcover and

paperback books, CDs and DVDs for adults, teens, and children. If you love

finding quality used books at great prices, you can’t beat the Friends Book Sale!

Member Hours (join at the door):

Friday, May 3: 1pm-5pm

Saturday, May 4: 9am-10am


General Public Hours:

Saturday, May 4: 10am-5pm

Sunday, May 5: 1pm-5pm


Location: Cary Library, 1874 Mass. Ave, Lexington Center, Large Meeting Room         

More Resources

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!

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!

Art @ Cary

Artwork by Cha-Nan Michelle Tang

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

Artwork by Christina Chang

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

Submissions for Immigration Stories

on view in the Pierce Gallery through June 2024

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

Solar Eclipses: Drama of the Skies

LexSeeHer Speaker Series Event Featuring Author and Historian Mary Keenan

Beyond the Library presents a History of Mount Auburn Cemetery

An Evening with Christopher C. Gorham Author of The Confidante

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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