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Discover Your Home’s History:

Learn How To Research Your Home’s Past From Local Experts

Saturday, September 22, 9:30 to 11:30 am
Large Meeting Room, Lower Level, Cary Library
Lexington has a long and rich history, in its residents and its buildings. Come hear local experts plus representatives from Town Hall, Lexington Historical Society and Cary Library describe the collections and information they hold and how they can be accessed by members of the public. Learn more about how to research the history of your home, street or neighborhood. Feel free to bring specific questions and the guest panel will see what answers they can provide on the spot. Hosted by Friends of Cary Library. Light refreshments will be served.


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Joyce Chen’s Journey From Beijing to U.S. Postage Stamp:
A Daughter’s Remembrance


Fall Book Lover’s Brunch

Saturday, September 29, 10 to 11:30 am
Large Meeting Room, Lower Level, Cary Library
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Join Lexington resident, cookbook author and educator Helen Chen as she shares memories of her mother, Joyce Chen, chef, restauranteur, cookbook author, and PBS television show trailblazer.
Gain a unique and intimate look at Helen’s famous mother, immortalized in the U.S. Postal Service’s 2014 Celebrity Chef Forever Stamp Series, commemorating five chefs who revolutionized cuisine in the United States. Photo of Joyce Chen Cookbook on table with chopsticks
Hosted by  Friends of Cary Library. Registration opens September 1 and is required.
Stamp featuring hand-drawn image of Joyce ChenSeating is limited. Registration opens September 1.

Online Cary Library Program Calendar registration is preferred. 

Or email 

Or call (781) 862-6288 x 84407 

Please include your name, phone number and email address.

Waitlisted individuals will be notified. Once registered, kindly notify Friends of Cary if you are unable to attend so that waitlisted individuals can be moved to active registration.