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Information on the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) from the Town of Lexington. Library Service Updates and Frequently Asked Questions.

  • Virtual Readers' Advisory
    What's Next?

    Get personalized recommendations on what to read, watch, or listen to next!

    Let us know what you're looking for and we'll send you 4-6 suggestions.


  • Advancing the Science of Alzheimer's and Dementia Research
    Science of Hope

    June 2 at 7pm

    Join us for an overview of the latest research advances in the field, with an opportunity to ask questions at the end.

    Please register

  • *For Adults and Families
    Author Visit - Lois Lowry
    The Friends of Cary Library bring legendary author, Lois Lowry, to our community. You will not want to miss this! 
  • One-hour, lunch time mending breaks
    Mending Circles with Jodi Colella
     Friday, June 5 & 12, at noon
    Our former artist-in-residence, Jodi Colella, will provide demonstrations on reattaching buttons, sewing seams, patching holes, embroidery, and visible mending.
    Participants are invited to bring their own mending to the session or just watch and learn.  
    Please register to get the Zoom meeting link.
  • While the Library Is Closed
    We Are Still Here For You

    Feel free reach out and Ask A Librarian or 
    find answers in our Frequently Asked Questions.

    Access many resources from home via:
    Cary@Home, and Cary@Home: Kids.

    Participate in virtual programming or visit
    some of our online resources for kids, teens, and adults
    curated by your favorite Cary Library staff!

  • with Friendly's Historian Rose Slate
    The History of Friendly's
    It's history and ice cream - a perfect combination!
  • Our History, Online
    Lexington Minuteman

    1871 - 1974

    2005 - Present

    For dates between 1975 and 2005 please send a question to Ask A Librarian

  • A Review of Free Online Tools
    Genealogy Research

    Join us on Zoom to learn more about hundreds of free online genealogy research tools.

    Thursday, June 11 at 7:00pm

    Please register.

  • Online Books, Entertainment, Information and Research. Free with Your Library Card!
    Discover Cary Library @Home!

    eBooks and Digital Media | Online Resources

    Cary Library staff have compiled links of activities, 
    resources, and other information for all ages on our
    Cary@Home page.

    And, be sure to check out our FAQs.

  • Digital Access
    Read The Washington Post online

    Lexington residents now have digital access to breaking news and analysis on politics, business, world national news, entertainment, and more from The Washington Post.

    Simply create a free account to The Washington Post.

    This new resource is brought to you through the generosity of The Cary Library Foundation.

  • Limited time - ends 5/31
    Hoopla's Bonus Borrows Collection

    Just type "Bonus Borrows" in the search box

    and have access to more than 1,500 top titles
    and that will be debited zero borrows!

    Hoopla Bonus Borrows Collection is
    free through May 31, 2020.