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  • Library will open at 1pm on Fri. 10/25
    Late Opening


    The Library will open at 1:00pm

    on Friday, October 25, 2019

    for staff training.


  • Meet the Author - Debbie S Miller
    A Wild Promise: Prince William Sound

    Tuesday, November 5 - 3:00 pm

     Alaskan author & photographer Debbie S. Miller's new book, A Wild Promise, describes the magnificent world of tidewater glaciers and diversity of life surrounding Prince William Sound.

    [more about the program]

  • Kids Cooking Green Present
    Willy Wonka's No-Nut Crunch Surprise

    Tuesday, November 5 - 4:00 - 5:00 pm

    Let’s make Willy Wonka’s No-nut Crunch Surprise, from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

    Space is limited. Register online beginning Monday, October 28 at 7:00 pm. Phone registration begins at 7:30 pm.

  • Hosted by Friends of Cary Memorial Library
    Celebrate National Friends of Libraries Week

    Sunday, October 20 to Saturday, October 26

    Drop by the Friends Information Tables Under the Library Tent (Main Level)

    Ask about Membership, Events, Volunteering

    Stop by the Friends Book Store (Main Level) and Children’s Book Sale Cart (Children’s Room, Lower Level)

  • Raising an Activist
    Meet the Author: Innosanto Nagara

    Wednesday, November 20 - 7:00 pm

    Author and activist Innosanto Nagara's books teach us to raise our children to be understanding of the world around us and how, by working together for human rights and the environment, a better world is possible.

    Books will be available for purchase and signing.

  • Join us for two nights of Dungeons & Dragons!
    Dungeons & Dragons

    Wednesdays, October 23 & November 13

    Local Dungeon Master Tobias Hartranft leads a two-night series of this popular fantasy tabletop role-playing game. No experience or supplies needed.

    Registration is required. Sign up online.

  • Meet the Author: Brian Glyn Williams
    The Last Warlord

    Wednesday, October 23 - 7:00 pm

    Dr. Williams will bring The Last Warlord and the story behind it (and the movie “12 Strong” wich was partially based on his book) to life with extraordinary photographs of the covert 2001 U.S.-Uzbek horse campaign taken by the CIA, Dostum, and Green Berets.

  • for teens!
    Scratch Art

    Thursday, October 24 - 4:00 - 5:00 pm

    An evening of Scratch Art! Create a work of art using scratch boards and the lens of 'negative space.

    Space is limited. Register online.

  • Happy Halloween!
    Creepy Crafts

    Saturday, October 26 - 10:00 am - noon

    Children and their caregivers are invited to participate in a Halloween craft for all ages and abilities.

    No registration necessary.

  • Free with Your Library Card!
    The New York Times Online

    Enjoy free access to
    Simply create an account and log in. (in library use) (home access) 

  • Acorn TV
    Best in British TV & Film

    Acorn TV

    Available on Roku, Apple TV, Android, iPhone, iPad, computer and more!

    Free With Your Library Card!

  • Invest Wisely with Your Library Card!
    Value Line/Morningstar Resources

    Available online,  
    in the library to all,
    ​and at home to Lexington residents.

    Value Line Research Center

    Morningstar Investment Research Center


  • Local Author E. Ashley Rooney presents
    Tales of the Supernatural

    Wednesday, October 30 - 7:00 pm

    Tales of the supernatural are always in season but even more so as Halloween approaches.

    [learn more about the program]

  • Derrida and Deconstruction
    Why 'fake news' will never simply go away

    Tuesday, November 5 - 7:00 pm

    The program seeks to introduce the community to the work of Jacques Derrida and to what has come to be called 'deconstruction' through the prism of the ongoing debate concerning 'fake news,' 

    [learn more about the program]

  • In Converation with Hank Phillippi Ryan
    Andres Dubus III

    Tuesday, November 12 - 7:00 pm

    Kicking off our author series, Emmy- and Edgar-award-winning investigative reporter and mystery writer Hank Phillippi Ryan will be interviewing award-winning and bestselling author Andre Dubus III.

    [learn more about the program]


  • Hold book donations until 12/2
    Plenty of book donations right now

    As of November 1, 2019,
    we will not be accepting book donations
    in order to prepare for our Nov. 15-17 book sale.

    We welcome book donations beginning
    December 2, 2019.