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Have Book, Will Travel
June 1-July 31
p>Summer reading is not just for kids!
Whether summer takes you to far-away
places or just your own backyard, the
library has books, movies, CDs, magazines,
e-books and much more to bring travel
and adventure to you this summer. Join
our Summer Reading program and earn
some nice prizes just for checking out
what we have to offer. Complete your
reading log by borrowing items from our
collection; you will receive some travelrelated
prizes and your name will be
entered into a drawing to win one of four
great travel-themed gift baskets.
Have you tried our eReaders yet? We have 5 available for check out for 3 weeks. We have Kindles, Nooks, and Sony Readers for Adults, Teens and Children's. The books are preloaded so you can just go ahead and read. The Children's reader feature some series such as Just Grace, Dragonbreath, 39 Clues, Dork diaries, Book of Elsewhere series and more. Click here to check on the titles and put a hold!
Attention Local Book Clubs!
Do you have a book club? Would you like to be part of the library's Book Club Registry? Sign up to receive information on relevant programs and special events. Call the library to sign up (847.639.4210 x 426).
Our Instant Book Club bags are ready to serve you and
your book club. The bags contain 12 copies of the title, a
discussion guide, and some extras to help your book club
run smoothly. Call (847-639-4210) or come to the Info Desk @ the library. You
can also check our catalog to see what titles are available by clicking
Protecting Yourself frim ID Theft and Consumer Fraud
Tuesday, June 18 @ 10 am
Fraud Prevention Program. Learn how to protect your personal information from identity theft, and what to do if you become a victim. The Attorney General's Offic will provide information on common faud tactics, such as Internet lotteries and mail fraud, whic are often used to target senior citizens. Free informational legislative brochures iwll also be available. Free admission and refreshments. Sponsored by the office of Senator Dan Duffy.
Vegetarian Way for Teens and Adults
Wednesday, June 19, 7-8 pm
Join Kaleigh Cunningham, a registered
dietitian from Centegra, to learn more
about vegetarian diets and how to meet
your nutritional needs in a healthy way.
Recipes for some tasty meals and snacks
will be provided.
State of Being
Wednesday, June 26, 6-8 pm
State of being can best be described as
a person's perception of themselves and
the world around them. Your state of
being can affect everyday experiences and
relationships. Join Nicole Xicotencatl for
a spiritual workshop which will help you
discover the true relationship between
your spirit and human self and how it
influences your daily life.
Making Maple Syrup
Wednesday, July 10, 7-8 pm
Join Robert Taylor, a local Cary resident,
as he shares his hobby of making maple
syrup. He will talk about the history of
early sugaring, geographic areas and the
process of making maple syrup. He will talk
about basic equipment, how to tap using
pails and tubing, and how to bottle the
Wednesday, July 17, 7-8:30 pm
Sit back and enjoy this fun and interactive
demonstration of the Apple iPhone and
iPad with Tech Specialist, Jack Waddick. You
will be amazed at what these devices can
do. Everyone is welcome to this live demo
with no technical mumbo jumbo & plenty
of time for your questions.
The Secret Life of Honey Bees
Wednesday, July 24, 6:30-8 pm
We are excited to have local beekeepers,
Wesley and Jill Nelson, with us to discuss
honey bees, the history of beekeeping,
its place in the environment, and their
hobby of beekeeping. Live bees in an
instructional hive will be featured. They
will be happy to answer any questions
Genealogy Interest Group
Saturday, July 27, 9:30-Noon
Bring your laptop and hard-to-solve
questions and spend the morning working
with others interested in genealogical
research. You may be able to help someone
else with their brick walls and, in return,
get some new insight into your own
Basics of Selling on Consignment
Wednesday, August 7, 7-8:30 pm
Do you want to earn extra money? Join
expert Kristine Rickert for an informative
presentation about the ins and outs of
consignment selling. Learn why this form
of selling may be better for you than
garage sales and find out how you can get
started with consignment sales.
Natural Sugar Treats
Wednesday, August 14, 7-8:30 pm
Pastry Chef Rose Deneen will discuss
natural sugars that are great for anyone
with diabetes or those wishing to limit
their sugar intake. Learn how to use
brown rice syrup, agave and coconut
sugar to make some tasty treats, including
blueberry muffins and chocolate chip
cookies! Recipes included.
Just finished reading a great book? Want to find another? Next Reads
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genres of your choice. Sign
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We are offering a new service to those who are homebound. If you can't
come to the library, we can bring the library to you. If you are a Cary
Area Library cardholder whose long-term or temporary physical limitations
prevent you from visiting the library, you are eligible to use the library's
homebound services. So if you are disabled, a senior citizen, or a mom-to-be
on bed rest, you may qualify for this service. Call the Adult Services
desk at 847.639.4210 ext. 227 for more information.
The library reserves the right to photograph and videotape program participants.
These photos and videos may be used in library publications and publicity,
including local access cable. Notify library staff if you do not wish
to be photographed.