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Save the Date!

Fairy Tale Ball

Friday April 12

Sensory Friendly Hour

5 - 6 pm

*registration opens March 25*

General Admission

6 - 8 pm

No registration required

Want to learn more about the Children's Room Project? More details are available at

A StoryWalk® is a fun, educational experience for children – and adults – to enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time. Take a walk along the trail and read and interact with the book as you go!

Lincoln Park

New title for March and April!

Little Land by Diana Sudyka

Continue the Fun! with activity ideas on our website

New title coming in March!

Parker Meadow

Best in Snow by April Pulley Sayre

Continue the Fun! with activity ideas on our website!

New title coming in April!

Children's Programs

Block Party

(recommended ages 2 & up)

No registration required

Tuesday March 5

Tuesday April 2

7 pm

Drop in and build with our LEGO® bricks!

LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this program.

Kamishibai Storytime

Ages 3 & up

No registration required

Thursday March 7

6:30 pm

Join members of JPLex for a special event in honor of Hinamatsuri! Come hear some kamishibai theater stories and learn how to do some simple origami folds!

Ramadan Storytime & Craft

Ages 3 & up

No registration required

Friday, March 22

2 pm

Join the Muslim Community of Lexington for a storytime and craft and learn about Ramadan and how it's celebrated around the world! 

Tufts' Enchanted

All Ages Welcome

No registration required

Saturday March 30

3:30 pm

Get ready for the Fairy Tale Ball with a special performance by Tufts' Enchanted! They'll perform a brief concert of their current set list and take some questions from the audience at the conclusion.

Enchanted, Tufts University’s Most Magical a cappella group, founded in 2013, performs original arrangements of songs from Disney and other animated features and childhood classics. They perform at various venues on the Tufts University Somerville/Medford campus and off-campus for the local community. Their passion is spreading magic and celebrating childhood nostalgia through their music!

This program is made possible thanks to donations to the Cary Library Foundation.


Brickbuilders' Challenge

Grades K - 2

Registration opens 3/4

Friday, March 15

2:30 pm

Will you take the Brickbuilders' Challenge? Meet other kids who love LEGO® and work together in pairs or small groups to take on a challenge.

LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize, or endorse this program


LHS Origami Club

Grades K - 8

No registration required

Friday, March 15

3:45 pm

Come learn how to make fun folded pieces of art. Registration not required, space is limited.

This program is part of Cary Teens Lead the Way, a program designed to highlight the interests and talents of Lexington's teens.

Kids Cooking Green presents Homemade Soft Pretzels

Grades K-2

Registration opens 3/11

Thursday, March 21

2 pm


Let's learn how to make homemade soft pretzels! We'll provide all the ingredients you need to cook.

This program is sponsored by a grant from Cary Library Foundation.

Bring your favorite book and come practice your reading skills to certified therapy dog Lyric!

Read with Lyric Schedule

Grades K - 5

Registration Required

Tuesday March 12

registration opens 3/4

Tuesday March 26

registration opens 3/18

Book Club Registration begins March 11th

Registration opens March 11th for the spring session of our kids book clubs!

Tadpoles (grades 1 - 2)

Bookmarks (grades 2 - 3)

Next Chapter (grades 3 - 4)

Page Turners (grades 4 - 5)

In order to allow the greatest number of children to participate in book clubs, registration is limited to one book club. If you are not sure which club would be the best fit for your child, please review the list of titles read previously by the book clubs, or email and we will be happy to offer some guidance as to which club would be the best fit for your child.

For Preschoolers

Tiny Tools for Tiny Hands: Fine Motor Fun

Ages 2 - 5

Registration opens 3/4

Friday March 15

10 am

Your child’s hands are their first and most important tools! Join Family ACCESS Community Connections for a variety of activities inspired by the Boston Children’s Museum’s Tools for Tiny Hands Curriculum.

Sensory Playtime

Ages 0-5

No registration required

Friday, March 1

10 am

Come explore our interactive sensory play stations.

Dance Party

Ages 2 - 5

No registration required


10 am

Come dance with us! Grown ups will dance too.

Preschool Arts & Crafts

Ages 3-5

No registration required

Monday March 25

2:30 pm

Explore, learn and create art!

Next session begins Monday March 4th!

 Storytime Schedule 


10 am: Music Monday (ages 2 - 5)


9:30 am: Laptime (prewalkers)

10:15 am: Toddler Time (walkers - 24 months)


10:45 am: Stories & More (ages 2-5)


10 am:  Storytime (ages 2 - 5)

Saturday Mar 2; Mar 16 & Mar 30

9:30 am:  Story Social (ages 0 - 5)

What Our Book Clubs Are Reading
Tadpoles (1st and 2nd Grades)

The Chicken Squad

by Doreen Cronin

Book 1: Chicken Squad series

Meet the Chicken Squad: Dirt, Sugar, Poppy, and Sweetie. These chicks are not your typical barnyard puffs of fluff, and they are not about to spend their days pecking chicken feed and chasing bugs. No sir, they're too busy solving mysteries and fighting crime.

The Little Robot by Ben Hatke

When a little girl finds an adorable robot in the woods, she presses a button and accidentally activates him for the first time. Now, she finally has a friend. But the big, bad robots are coming to collect the little guy for nefarious purposes, and it's all up to a five-year-old armed only with a wrench and a fierce loyalty to her mechanical friend to save the day!

Bookmarks (2nd & 3rd Grades)

A New Friend

by Poppy Green

Book 1: Sophie Mouse series

Sophie Mouse is excited to return to school after the long winter break, but there's a new student--a snake--and Sophie and the other animals are afraid to sit near him, much less ask him to play with them, because they've heard that snakes are awful.

The Underdogs Catch a Cat Burglar by Kate Temple

Book 1: The Underdogs series

The Underdog Detective Agency has a proud tradition of sniffing out trouble (plus sniffing each other's butts). They're on a mission to catch Dogtown's elusive cat burglar ... but if they want to crack this case, they're going to need help!​​

Next Chapter (3rd & 4th Grades)

Cog by Greg van Eekhout

Five robots. One unforgettable journey.

Cog looks like a normal twelve-year-old boy. But his name is short for "cognitive development," and he was built to learn. But after an accident leaves him damaged, Cog wakes up in an unknown lab--and Gina, the scientist who created and cared for him, is nowhere to be found. Surrounded by scientists who want to study him and remove his brain, Cog recruits four robot accomplices for a mission to find her.

Ruby Finley vs the Intersteller Invasion by K. Tempest Bradford

Ruby loves studying insects and would do just about anything to be an entomologist, much to the grossed-out dismay of her Gramma. Ruby knows everything there is to know about insects so when she finds the weirdest bug she's ever seen in her front yard, she makes sure no one is looking and captures it for further study. But then Ruby realizes that the creature isn't just a regular bug. And it promptly burned a hole through her window and disappeared. Soon, random things around the neighborhood go missing, and no one's heard from the old lady down the street for a week. Ruby and her friends will have to recover the strange bug before the feds do.

Page Turners (4th & 5th Grades)

Katie the Catsitter by Colleen A.F. Venable

Book 1: Katie the Catsitter series

Katie is dreading the boring summer ahead until she realizes the mysterious neighbor who hired her to catsit is one of the city's greatest supervillains.

The Awakening Storm by Jaimal Yogis

Book 1: City of Dragons series

When a mysterious old woman gifts her a dragon egg during a field trip, Grace discovers that the wonderful stories of dragons she heard when she was a young girl might actually be real - especially when the egg hatches overnight.

Bea and the New Deal Horse by L.M. Elliott

Bea wakes to Daddy's note in a hayloft, where he abandoned her with her little sister after the stock market crash took everything: Daddy's job at the bank, their home, Mama's health and life.

How is Bea supposed to convince the imposing Mrs. Scott to take in two stray children?

Book Talks (4th - 6th Grades)

Hoops by Matt Tavares

It is 1975 in Indiana, and the Wilkins Regional High School girls' basketball team is in their rookie season. Despite being undefeated, they practice at night in the elementary school and play to empty bleachers. Unlike the boys' team, the Lady Bears have no buses to deliver them to away games and no uniforms, much less a laundry service. They make their own uniforms out of T-shirts and electrical tape. And with help from a committed female coach, they push through to improbable victory after improbable victory.

Books We Recommend

Ita Recommends:

Is This... Easter? by Helen Yoon


Helen Yoon follows up Is this... Winter? with Is This... Easter? Continuing her celebration of the seasons and holidays, her goofy and expressive characters try to figure out what to do with the egg they find. Is it to be eaten or decorated? Luckily, there is someone to show these youngsters the way.

Jae Recommends:

It's Boba Time for Pearl Li! By Nicole Chen

Pearl loves to crochet amigurumi dolls and loves to spend time in her favorite boba shop. The owner, Auntie Cha, appreciates Pearl’s love of craft in a way her tech-industry family does not. When the shop is threatened by financial trouble, Pearl schemes to save Boba Time and prove to her mother that crochet is not a waste of time all at once. But juggling business, friends, and family gets a bit more complicated than she bargained for. Fans of Kelly Yang’s Front Desk series will find a new friend to root for in Pearl Li.


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