Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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Library Closed 2/15

In observance of Presidents’ Day, the Sidney Library and branches will be closed on Monday, February 15th 2016. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday.

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Come Watch Minions 2/16

On Tuesday, February 16th at 1pm (a vacation day for Sidney students), we will show the movie Minions on the big screen in our Smart Community Room. Come join us for a fun, free event!

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Nutrition Workshops Continue

Our nutrition workshops continue through the end of February. The Healthy Children Healthy Families series of workshops is every Wednesday night from 6 – 7:30pm in the Smart Community Room. Stop by and get some healthy snack and meal ideas, and learn about games and activities for your family.

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Ukrainian Folk Egg Workshop 2/27

Pysanky is a 5000 year old art form used to decorate eggshells using wax-resist. On February 27th from 1-3pm you will have the chance to learn this process. We are honored to host a pysanky workshop by award winning artist Mia Sohn. All participants will take home at least one completed egg.

Registration for this workshop is open only until February 17th – call us at 563-1200 to reserve your spot, or register online.

This workshop has a $20 fee which covers the cost of materials.

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iPhone / iPad Class 2/1

Get tech help at our Clean Your iPhone class on Monday, February 1st 2016 at 4pm in the library’s Public Computing Center (PCC). The class will guide you through checking settings on your iPhone or iPad with the goal of improving storage space and battery life.

**Participants should bring their iPhone or iPad, fully charged.

This class is free but registration is required. You can register online, by calling us at 563-1200, or in person at the library’s main desk.

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Photography Exhibit on Display

The featured artist for January and February is Amy Marron of Mount Upton, owner of Lifeworks Photos. Ms. Marron became interested in photography in high school and has been practicing since. Her passion is equestrian photography, and has been seen at many events on the Chensego Hunter Association circuit.

These photographs will be on display in our Smart Community Room anytime the library is open. Come take a look!

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Still Alice – Movie Showing on 1/24

The Friends of the Libraries invite everyone to a free showing of the movie Still Alice, starring Julianne Moore. This film tells the story of a professor who develops early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The movie will be shown on Sunday, January 24th, 2016 at 1:30pmĀ in our Smart Community Room.

You can watch the trailer below:

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Energy Saving Workshop 1/23

Ever wonder about ways to reduce heating and energy costs in your living space? Come to the Save Energy, Save Dollars workshop on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 from 10am – noon. Whether you rent or own, you can decrease your use of energy in areas like heating and cooling, lighting, and appliances.

This workshop is free but registration is required – email vsd22@cornell.edu, call 865-6531, or register in person at the library. The program is developed by Cornell Cooperative Extension and NYS Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA).

Thank you to NYSERDA for sponsoring this event.

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Library and Branches Closed 1/18

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Sidney Library and its branches in Masonville and Sidney Center will be closed on Monday, January 18th, 2016. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday the 19th.

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Book Club to Meet 1/19

The Friends of the Libraries will hold their monthly book discussion group on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 at 11:30am in our Smart Community Room. This month’s book is The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant. This group is open to the public – all are welcome.