Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838


Genealogy Club to Begin 9/23

Do you enjoy doing genealogy research? Join our Ancestry/Genealogy Club which will meet every 4th Wednesday of the month. The first meeting will be Wednesday September 23rd, 2015 from 6:00 – 7:30pm in the Smart Community Room. You must bring your own laptop.

If you have taken our Researching Family History workshop, or have used, feel free to join us!


Quilting Group to Resume

Do you enjoy quilting? Would you like to connect with other area quilters? The Sidney Library’s quilting group will resume their biweekly meetings beginning in September. The group meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month in the community room. All are welcome to join beginning on Tuesday September 8th, 2015 from 1 – 4pm. Be sure to bring your sewing machine!


Photography Club Update


Rather than having a formal meeting, photography club will meet in the library parking lot this July & August, on the second Sunday of each month at 9:30am, to photograph on location with the support of experienced members when needed. New members are always welcome.

If you have questions, please contact club organizer Thomas Hunter through the contact form on his website.


Mad Scientist Book Club 7/10


Thursday, July 10th at 6:30pm will be the first adult summer book club meeting, held in the Smart Community Room. The first topic is mad scientists, and readers are encouraged to read a book of their choice. A few ideas of mad scientist related books include:

A complete list of suggestions can be found in the Sidney Library (on the flier titled Literary Elements) or by you can click here to download the flier as a .pdf file.



Writers’ Group to Meet 4/28


Writers’ Group will meet in the Smart Community Room on Monday, April 28th at 6:30pm. New members are welcome to attend – no registration necessary.


Photo Club to Meet 4/7


Photo club, run by local photographer Thomas Hunter, will meet this Monday, April 7th at 6pm in the Smart Community Room. Thomas goes into great depth about the many functions of digital cameras, so this group is a great fit for both beginner and experienced photographers.


Author to Visit Library 4/5


Edgar-Award nominated author Shelly Reuben will visit the Sidney Library this Saturday, April 5th at 11:00 am. Her presentation is an interactive one – you should bring a pencil and notebook with you.

According to her website, Ms. Reuben is also a private detective and fire and arson investigator. Her new book, The Boys of Sabbath Street, is a mystery novel that was published in December 2013.

No registration is needed for this program.


Photography Club to Meet 3/3


Do you have a camera you’d like help learning how to use? Or, are you interested in connecting with other ¬†photographers? Join Thomas Hunter (local photographer) and others for the Photography Club’s second meeting. It will be held at 6:00pm on Monday, March 3rd in the Community Room. Be sure to bring your camera!