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  • Closed for MLK Day
    Closed for holiday

    The library will be closed

    Monday, January 21

    in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

  • it's out of this world!

    Saturday, January 26 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    meet a Master Builder
    enter the Building Contest
    attend a workshop (*registration required)
    and more!

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  • celebrate with us
    Happy Birthday to US!

    Sunday, January 27 - 2:00pm

    Cary Memorial Library is turning 150 and we want to celebrate with you! Join us in the Living Room for the celebration! (There will be cake!)

  • celebrating the Chinese New Year
    Chinese Shuttlecock

    Monday, February 4 - 4:00 pm

    Learn how to make Chinese shuttlecock that's not only fun but also help you warm up in winter.

    Sign-up online beginning Monday, January 28 at 7:00 pm. Phone reservations accepted at 7:30 pm.

  • Partnering with ABCL
    The Legacy of the Massachusetts 54th Regiment

    Tuesday, February 12th - 7pm

    Presented by Robert Bellinger, this talk will consider the Robert Gould Shaw and Massachusetts 54th Regiment Memorial. The Idea Wall will also show an exhibition from the Commonwealth Museum about the regiment.


  • calling all secret agents
    Invisible Inks

    Wednesday, February 6 - 4:00 pm

    Acids, bases, waxes, and heat! Come learn the art & science of writing secret messages.

    Sign-up online beginning Monday, January 28 at 7:00 pm. Phone registration begins at 7:30 pm.

  • let's build!
    Brickbuilders' Clubs

    Do you love LEGO®? Join others who do to create, learn, and share ideas. The clubs meet monthly on Thursday afternoons.

    Sign-up online beginning Monday, January 28 at 7:00 pm. Phone registration begins at 7:30 pm.
    [ grades K-2 - 2:00 pm or 3:15 pm ] [ grades 3-5 ]

  • movie screening
    Generation Zapped

    Thursday, February 7 - 6:30 pm

    A screening of the film "Generation Zapped," followed by a conversation with Cece Doucette about wireless radiation & public healthy.

  • for grades 6-12
    Drawing with Mitra

    Tuesdays, January 8, 15, 22, & 29 - 4:00 pm

    Teens - Learn to draw with local artist, Mitra Abedi.

    Space is limited, please register online.

  • for book lovers
    Book Clubs

    Do you love to read? Would you like to meet new friends and discuss interesting books? Join a Book Club!

    sign-ups begin Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm
    Bring your Grown-Up (gr 5-6 with adult)
    Social Justice Book Club (gr 4-6)

  • Explore
    The Gal Project

    Mondays - 6:00 pm
    Jan 14, 28, Feb 11, 25

    Through exploring debate, public speaking and quiz bowl activities, the Gal Project seeks to empower girls to develop critical thinking skills, teamwork, and selfconfidence.

    Space is limited. Sign up online.

  • Explore
    Stop Motion Animation!

    Wednesdays, January 16, 23, 30 - 4:00 pm

    Try your hand at stop motion animation! You'll create characters and settings, animate a story, and edit your own short movie.

    [ Sign-up online ]

  • a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    A Stone of Hope

    Saturday, January 19 - 2:00 pm

    Join us to celebrate Dr. King’s message of hope and unity, as embodied in the making of the Stone of Hope: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s memorial in Washington, DC.

    Bring the Family. There’s something for everyone!

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  • take action!

    Saturday, January 19 - 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.

  • meet the artist
    Peter Southwick, Photojournalist

    Wednesday, January 23 - 7:00 pm

    Hear about the life and career of a photojournalist from Peter Southwick, former photo editor of the Boston Globe.

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  • come sing with us!
    Sing Along with Sherry

    Thursday, January 24 - 10:30 am

    Join us for a special singing storytime with Sherry! We'll sing some stories, lots of songs, and even get to use some special props and instruments!

  • 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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