Special Collections

Instant Book Club Bags
If you need a quick and convenient solution for your neighborhood or friend book group, try one of our Instant Book Club Bags. (See the list of available titles.) The bags checkout for 6 weeks, include 12 paperback copies of the title, a lending checkoff list, discussion questions guide, and some even include recipes related to the themes of the books. Stop by the Information Center if you have any questions or want to check one out.

Fishing Poles
We have fishing poles available for one-week checkout to Cary Area Library cardholders. A small bag of light tackle is also included, which you may keep. There is a limit of 5 poles per card, an overdue fine of 10ยข per day, and may not be renewed. Ask for them at the Circulation Desk. Buy an Illinois fishing license online or at a local retailer.

Kill-A-Watt Meters
We have 3 meters available for checkout, which you may use to determine the amount of energy usage in your home or office.

Local History these items are only to be used in the Library, they are not available for checkout

Theme Kits

Wired for Science Kits