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  • writers' group
    What will you write?

    December 1 - 9:00 - 11:00 am

    Writers, come work on a project in a supportive environment! Connect with other writers for advice, suggestions and review, or work independently.
    We meet on the first Saturday of each month from 9:00 - 11:00 am.
    (Please note: there will be no meeting in April)

  • Make a bouquet
    Power of Flowers

    Monday, December 3 - 6:30 pm

    Make a bouquet with Power of Flowers. Bouquets can be taken home or donated to a local nursing home.  All supplies provided.

    Registration is required.

  • a Celebration of Poetry
    Share a favorite poem

    Tuesday, December 4 - 7:00 pm

    Are you a poetry lover? Come join us and share your favorite poems. We invite you to bring one to three poems to share with the group.

  • Parents Choice Award winner
    Sulinha Trio

    Thursday, December 6 - 10:30 am

    Come hear the Sulinha Trio perform children's music influenced by traditional Brazilian music. Be ready to get up and dance!

    Free tickets available in the Children’s Room beginning Monday, November 26 at 7:00 pm. Phone reservations accepted beginning at 7:30 pm.

  • create with us!
    Preschool Arts & Crafts

    Tuesdays @ 1:30 pm - November 6 - December 18

    Drop in for a weekly, themed arts and crafts hour and explore, learn, and create art with different materials and techniques.

    *Children must be accompanied by an adult

  • let's make art!
    Crafty Thursday

    Thursday, November 15 - 6:30 - 7:30 pm

    An evening of crafts and fun! Each month we pick a different medium to work in (paper, yarn, felt, bead/bean mosaics, and more). Come see what we're doing this month!

  • Meet the Author: Robert Isenberg
    Humor Columnist

    Thursday, December 13 - 7:00 pm

    Lexington author and former Minuteman humor columnist Robert Isenberg comes to Cary Library to share his book of humorous stories. 

  • Kids Cooking Green presents
    Pumpkin Waffles

    Thursday, November 15 - 2:00 - 3:00 pm

    Make homemade waffles with pumpkins!

    Register online beginning Monday, November 5 at 7:00 pm.

  • Hundreds of Gently Used Books, DVDs and CDs
    Fall 2018 Book Sale

    Member Preview Hours (Join at the door):
    Friday, November 16, 1-5 pm
    Saturday, November 17, 9-10 am

    General Hours:
    Saturday, November 17, 10 am-5 pm
    Sunday, November 18, 1-5 pm

    Sponsored by Friends of Cary Memorial Library.

  • Cary Teens Lead the Way

    Friday, November 16 - 3:30 - 4:30 pm

    Learn to fold origami models! All ages are welcome. No prior experience required.  

  • storytime fun
    Chinese Storytime

    Monday, November 19 - 4:00 pm

    Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for Chinese/English bilingual stories, songs, and fingerplays.

  • explore technology
    Family Tech Night

    Tuesday, November 20 - 7:00 pm

    Come explore our menagerie of technology toys. Robots, electronics, coding, & more!

  • no parents allowed!
    On Your Own Storytime

    Tuesdays, November 20 - Dec 18 - 4:00 - 5:00 pm

    Storytime for 4-6-year-olds who are ready to attend independently and to listen to, and talk about, more sophisticated stories.

    Sign-up online beginning Monday, November 12 at 7:00 pm. Phone reservations begin at 7:30 pm.

  • Everyone Welcome!
    Incredibles II

    Friday, November 23 - 2:30 pm

    Kick back after the holiday and join us for an afternoon movie! Watch Elastigirl, Mr. Incredible, Violet, Dash, and Baby Jack return and unite to face down new forces of evil.

  • Social Justice Storytime
    Indigenous Peoples

    Saturday, November 24 - 9:30 am

    Stories have the power to change the world, and so do we. Each month, we'll focus on a different topic, celebrate the strength of diversity and community, and talk about acting for change.

  • become an animator!
    GIF Offline

    Wednesday, November 28 - 4:15 pm

    Long before computers, people were making pictures move with toys like the thaumatrope, zoetrope, and flip book. Learn how they work and make your own screen-free entertainment!

    Register online beginning Monday, November 19 at 7:00 pm

  • an interactive music experience!
    Rockabye Beats

    Thursday, November 29 - 10:30 am

    Dance, sing, and get a little loco with Rockabye Beats!

    Free tickets available in the Children's Room beginning Monday, November 19 at 7:00 pm. Phone reservations accepted beginning at 7:30 pm.

  • 150th Gala Celebration
    Save the Date

    Cary Memorial Library Foundation

    150th Anniversary Gala Celebration

    March 23, 2019
    7:00 - 11:00 pm

    An Evening of Celebration, Dancing, and Fun!

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