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“Not all those who wander are lost” J.R.R.TolkienThru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail
Tuesday, January 8 - 7:00 pm
Join Sam Ducharme on his 2,180 mile, 14 state backpacking trip through the Appalachian Mountains. The images and stories will leave you with a renewed awe of the beauty of our country and its people.
(no parents allowed!)On Your Own Storytime
Tuesdays, Jan 8 - Feb 12 - 4:00 pm
Storytime for 4-6-year-olds who are ready to attend independently and to listen to, and talk about, more sophisticated stories.
Registration is required. Sign-up online beginning Monday, December 17 at 7:00 pm.
let's create!Crafting Cards for Seniors
Wednesday, Januaray 9 - 1:00 pm
Learn how to make greeting cards with longtime teacher Marion Davis. No experience or supplies are necessary. Registration is required.
for book loversBook Clubs
Do you love to read? Would you like to meet new friends and discuss interesting books? Join a Book Club!
Writing about Difficult SubjectsMemoir Writing Workshop
Thursday, January 10 - 2:00 pm
Author & Lexington resident Helen Epstein teaches how, why, and when to write about difficult personal subjects.
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Write in StyleCalligraphy for Beginners
Saturday, January 12 - 10:00 am
Learn the basics of calligraphy in a hands-on workshop for beginners. Registration is required.
bilingual storiesChinese Storytime
Monday, December 17 - 4:00 pm
Children & their caregivers are invited to join us for Chinese/English bilingual stories, songs, & fingerplays.
explore technologyFamily Tech Night
Tuesday, December 18 - 6:30 pm
Come explore our menagerie of technology toys. Robots, electronics, coding, & more!
have you met Satya?Read to a Dog!
December 20 - 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Satya is a certified thereapy dog who would love for you to read to her! Students are encouraged to bring a book and practice their skills.
Registration is required. Sign up at the Children's Desk beginning Monday, December 17 at 7:00 pm.
play with us!Baby Play
Friday, December 21 - 2:00 pm
Join us for this special program just for babies!
let's change the world!Poverty
Saturday, December 22 - 9:30 am
Stories have the power to change the world, and so do we. This month, we'll focus on poverty, celebrate the strength of diversity and community, and talk about acting for change.
vacation funMovie Matinee
Wednesday, December 26 - 2:30 pm
Come enjoy a family classic with us. Can you guess the movie?
"In turn of the century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father."
vacation funGet Your Game On!
Thursday, December 27 - 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Drop in, stay for a game (or three), bring your parents, siblings, or friends for an afternoon of board games, card games, and puzzles.
(Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult)
let's create!Teen Crafternoon
Friday, December 28 - 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Try your hand at making something new, wind down from your week, and you let your creative energy flow!
THIS MONTH: Cactus Rocks!
Want all the excitement of a plant without the responsibility of... keeping it alive? With your own cactus rock you won't need to!
150th Gala CelebrationSave 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!