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Friends of Cary Memorial Library

The Friends of Cary Memorial Library, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to supplementing and enhancing library services, as well as advocating for the library and its users. We are also a part of the Massachusetts Friends of Libraries (MFOL), a networking, advocacy, and educational organization that lobbies elected officials for library support throughout the Commonwealth.


Friends of Cary Memorial Library membership supports:

  • Free and reduced-price admission passes to area museums and seasonal events
  • Periodic lectures and performances held at Cary Memorial Library
  • Volunteer services to library staff and patrons
  • Additions to the print, electronic, and audiovisual collections of the library
  • Children’s summer reading program
  • Friends community newsletter
  • Funds for the renovated library and the purchase of specialized equipment

Be a friend of Cary Memorial Library. Complete a membership form and bring it to the library circulation desk or send by mail to:

Friends of Cary Memorial Library, Inc.
1874 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA 02420-5303

Need more information? Call 781-862-6288 x144 or email

2014 Calendar of Friends' Events

Staff Appreciation Party - February 27
Lexington Reads Brunch - Saturday, March 22, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Spring Book Sale - May 16 - 18
Door to Door Tea - October 22, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Annual Meeting - Sunday, November 2, 2:00 PM
Fall Book Sale - November 15 - 17
Holiday Night - December 5, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM