Free Wi-Fi is available inside and outside the library.  The PASSWORD can be obtained in the library.

Library Hours


Digital Services

Access the Cary Memorial Library online.
Access Cloud Library.
Access Digital Maine Library.
Access Hoopla.
Access Maine InfoNet.
Access the Maine State Library.

For more information on how to access these services, please see our Digital Services page.

Upcoming Events and Activities

Memorial Day

We will be closed
for the National Holiday

The library will closed on Monday, May 27 and will reopen on Tuesday, May 28th from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Alice Room

Various Times

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Room.

A town treasure. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Room project is now complete. There are 17 art panels that have been refreshed, restored, and protected. You are invited to come for a visit.

  • 1st Saturdays 9:00-Noon
  • By Appointment


10:00 am

with Anne Thompson

Weekly Story & Craft Time with our newest volunteer.

Preschool kids are invited to share a story followed by a simple craft project.  

Open to anyone

Who loves Cary Memorial Join this remarkable group

Friends of the Library logo.

Join us for a lively feel good time. 

Upcoming Friends of the Library’s next projects are the Spring Plant and Bake Sale (May 25), and the Annual Pie Sale (July 13). Helping hands always welcome. The lastest quilt, Maisy Daisy is now on display for the 2024 Raffle Quilt. 

May 20, 2024
1:15 pm

Book Group
Monthly Event

“A long love poem to the hills…like the finely stitched quilts that Clay’s Uncle Paul labors over, the author sews a flawless seam of folks who love their home and each other.” ―Southern Living

Borrowing copies available at the library.

If you are interested in attending via Zoom, please contact Janet Adelberg at 685-3612.

May 25, 2024
9:00 to 11:30 am

Friends of the Library
Spring Plant & Bake Sale

This wonderful Spring awakening is for you. Come for locally grown plants, ready for your yard and garden.

And the delicious offerings in our annual bake sale. YUM

June 1, 2024
9:00 am to NOON

1st Saturdays at the
Williams House

Half price on all boutique items.

Start the month of June with a visit to the Williams House. Shop the boutique which is filled with fun, beautiful and interesting items.  Come early and be among the first to obtain some great things at half price.

Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and a delicious scone, a piece of quiche or some other baked goodie.  Browse the many shelves of books. We look forward to your visit.

The Alice in Wonderland room will be open. 

Please note:  in July “First Saturday” will be on the second Saturday, July 13, 2024. 

Friends of the Library
Quilt Drawing

Our 2024

New Sandwich Quilters of Wayne have completed their latest quilt, Maisy Daisy. 

Friends of the Library offer this quilt to support the library. Tickets are $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00.

This lovely quilt is on display at the library with the lucky ticket drawn in December.

Occasional Dates
6:00 to 7:00 pm


Lego night at Cary Memorial Library.

Calling all kids who enjoy creative projects. 

Kids who love to build with Legos are welcome to come build with their friends.  Join us for a story and snack, and then some creative fun.  Great for ages 4-gr. 5, more or less.  We provide all the Legos. 

See postings for next meeting

Pruning Pole

Now is the time to check your trees and bushes

Before the trees leaf out this Spring, just a reminder that the library has a pruning pole that can be borrowed.

The pole has clippers, not a blade (for safety reasons).

Winter Readers’ Blog

Wayne Readers’ Recommendations

Find interesting reviews of books our community friends have enjoyed and want to recommend.  Newest Blog-February 2024

If you’d like to send in a review for the next reader’s Blog, simply email it to

August 20
5K Run-Walk-Stroll

Our event starts at 9:00 am Wayne Elementary School

Join us for the annual Cary Memorial Library 5K Runners, walkers, strollers, and leashed pets
are all welcome! The gently rolling course starts and ends at the Wayne Elementary School, with familiar landmarks along the way including the Ladd Center, the General Store, Memorial
Park, Cobbies, and of course the library. First place male and female finishers will receive a prize, and all children will receive a Tubby’s voucher. Day of race Registration begins at 8:15 AM at the Wayne Elementary School, with forms available on the library website – Forms and (fees TBD; update soon) can be dropped off at the library or mailed to Cary Memorial Library, PO Box 127, Wayne 04284.

FMI: 685-3612 or

Selected Photos of Cary Library, Williams House, & Special Events


Williams House

WH Front 2015


Cary Memorial Library News

Hoopla Binge Pass.

Hallmark Movies Now BingePass available on Hoopla

Seamlessly stream stories with heart with the Hallmark Movies Now BingePass on hoopla! Enjoy your favorite feel-good films and series for free with your library card!

The Hallmark Movies Now BingePass on hoopla gives you unlimited access to the entire Hallmark Movies Now on-demand library. Curl up with top-rated series like When Calls the HeartChesapeake ShoresThe Way Home and more!