News and Events
On March 1, 2017 the Maine Infonet Download Library will be moved to a new platform called CloudLibrary. This will replace overdrive. Overdrive will no longer function as of February 28th and CloudLibrary will be launched March 1st. On March 1st simply download the app for your device found at http://yourcloudlibrary.com/index.php/en-us/how-it-works or you can go to http://www.maineinfonet.org/downloadlibrary/ and follow the links to login via your library.
Dates to Remember
Last Day for Overdrive: February 28, 2017
Launch of the Maine InfoNet cloudLibrary: March 1, 2017
The Cary Library is pleased to announce the launch of a new afterschool program, Lego Quest, for ages 7 and up. This new Lego Club group is in addition to our Saturday Lego Quest Group meetings. We are able to expand our successful Lego Club group to another day thanks to a very generous grant provided by the Aaron A. and Maria H. Putnam Family Charitable Trust. The first Tuesday of each month a theme will be chosen and Lego group members will be challenged to build something related to the theme using their imagination and our Legos. All Legos will be provided and space is limited to ten participants. The first Lego group meeting is Tuesday March 7th from 3:00 to 4:00 and the theme is Lego car. Please call Shelley at 532-1302 to reserve a spot and become part of the Cary Library Tuesday Lego group.
The Cary Library has a book group that meets the 1st Friday of the month at 10:00. The dates and books being read are as follows:
Feb. 3rd--Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng
Mar. 3rd--The Japanese Lover by Isabelle Allende
April 7th--Georgia by Dawn Tripp
May 5th--A Common Struggle by Patrick Kennedy
The Center for Global Humanities Seminar Series along with the Tangier Global Forum Series introduces you to some of the greatest challenges humanity faces today.
Cary Library will host the streamed lectures from 6:00 to 7:00p.m. each Thursday evening during February and March.
Feb 2 The Struggle Between Muslims and Christians for the Mediterranean by Amy G. Remensnyder
Feb 9 The Patterns of Maine's Migratory Breeding Birds by Herb Wilson
Feb 16 The Birth of Monotheism by Mark S. Smith
Feb 23 Food and Identity in Judaism, Christianity and Islam by David M. Freidenreich
Mar 2 The Past and Future of the Arabs by Eugene Rogan
Mar 9 Moderation in an Age of Extremes by Robert Zaretsky
Mar 16 The New Allure of the City (and Some Unanticipated Consequences) by Alex Krieger
Mar 23 Asymmetrical Transparency: The Global Politics of Risk Management by Rachel Hall
Mar 30 Darwin's Legacies by Susan Lindee
For more information you may call the library at 532-1302 or visit our website at www.cary.lib.me.us
enhance the Storytime experience for young learners, ages 2-to-4, by building essential early language and literacy skills and encouraging social and emotional development. Using high-quality picture books, music, puppets and fingerplay, Shelley will help the children enjoy literacy-rich, hands-on experiences at the library. For more information or to sign up please call 207-532-1302.
“G.E.A.R. Parent Support Groups”
The Place Where Gaining Empowerment Allows Results
Parent Support Group for parents Raising Kids with Behavioral, Emotional & Developmental Needs
All Parents, New Parents, Step-parents, Grand Parents, Adoptive Parents and Foster Parents welcome.
Facilitated by: Nancy Gray, GEAR Regional Parent Support Coordinator , G.E.A.R. Parent Network
Raising a child is a rewarding, but demanding job! G.E.A.R. Parent Network is currently offering Parent Support Group for Parents in Southern Aroostook County. Come and join in the conversation with other parents who share similar life experiences. If you are a parent of a child with Behavioral, Emotional, & Developmental Health needs; please consider joining us once a quarter at the location listed below. Enjoy the opportunity to meet and compare notes with other parents who truly understand the journey you are on.
Houlton: At Cary Library, 107 Main Street, Houlton, Maine in the meeting room.
The September meeting has been cancelled and rescheduled for October 14th at 9:30.
To register, please contact:
Nancy Gray, GEAR Regional Parent Support Coordinator
Please call Nancy at 215-6254 to preregister!
Penobscot, Piscataquis and Southern Aroostook Counties
G.E.A.R. Parent Network is a Parent-to-Parent Network of Information & Support For Parents of Children with behavioral health needs,
The Cary Library is pleased to announce the launch of a new program, Lego Quest, for ages 7 and up. One Saturday a month a theme will be chosen and Lego group members will be challenged to build something related to the theme occupation. All Legos will be provided and space is limited. The next Lego group meeting is Saturday March 18th from 10:00 to 11:00 and the theme is Tool. Please call Shelley at 532-1302 to reserve a spot and become part of the Cary Library Lego group.
Silent Sidekicks partners Danielle Ireland and her dog, Morgan, will be at the library in January 19th continuing the Read To Morgan program which has been so successful. Pre-registration is required. Please contact Shelley, the children's librarian, for more information about the program at 532-1302. Morgan will be at the library January 19th from 5:30 to 7.