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

  • Closure
    Library building and Cary Out are closed


    Effective Monday, December 14, Cary Library has suspended all in person services.

    Read the latest Library Services Update from the Director.

     

  • with David Kruh
    The History of the Big Dig


    Monday, January 25 @ 7:00 pm

    Back by popular demand!  Get the scoop on one of the country's most expensive and ambitious construction projects, from a former spokesperson of the project. 

    Register for The History of the Big Dig.

  • An Evening with
    Extreme Swimmer and Author Lynne Cox


    Tuesday, January 26 @ 7:00 pm

    Learn all about Lynne’s records and recorded firsts—including her swim across the Bering Strait! 

    Register for An Evening with Lynne Cox.

  • Cary Teens Lead the Way!
    Intro to Web Development

    Tuesdays, Jan 19 & 26, Feb 2 & 9

    Learn to make your own functional personal website over the course of 4 weeks. Attendance at all four classes is advised as the the work is cumulative.

    Registration is required.

  • A Perspective from the Left, Right, and Center
    Grassroots Organizing


    Wednesday, January 27 @ 7:00 pm

    We're delving into how the left, right, and center have built bases over time and what each can do to be more (or less) effective. 

    Register for Grassroots Organizing.

  • with Doug Tallamy
    Nature's Best Hope


    Register for Nature's Best Hope

    Thursday, January 28 at 7 pm

    You're invited to meet New York Times bestselling author Doug Tallamy, who will discuss his new book, "Nature's Best Hope," and the steps each of us can take to reverse declining biodiversity.

  • The History of Albums with Travis Elborough
    The Vinyl Countdown


    Saturday, January 30 @ 2:00 pm

    Travis asks 'does the concept of an album mean anything?' This question especially rings out as vinyl records have surpassed CD sales!

    Register for The Vinyl Countdown.

  • Digital Access
    The New York Times & The Washington Post

    News You Can Count On. Free to Lexington residents - online and at home- with your library card.  

    NYTimes.com (home access) 
    The Washington Post (home access)

    SEE ALSO: Newspapers & Current Events Online Resources

  • Digital Access
    Ancestry.com


    Start searching billions of records and discover your family's story!

    Free for Lexington residents - online and at home - with your library card.

    Access Ancestry.com

  • Digital Access
    Kanopy Kids


    Films and TV shows that inspire, inform and entertain!

    Free to Lexington residents with your library card -online and @home!

    Access Kanopy Kids | Kanopy Tutorial

  • 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!