The Sidney Library will welcome Mr. Tony Antes on Monday, May 9th 2016 at 6:30pm. Mr. Antes will present on plant diseases and ways to keep your garden healthy this summer. He has experience with Cornell Cooperative Extension and is very knowledgeable on gardening. This presentation is free to the public. We hope you will join us!
Come learn about the Eastern Bluebird and build your own bluebird box on Saturday, April 30th at 1:00pm. Mr. John Rogers, a bluebird specialist, will present a nature slideshow with a focus on the bluebird. After the slideshow, you will make a bluebird box to take home.
This workshop has a materials fee of $8 and registration is required. Please register online, in person at the library, or by calling us at 563-1200.
The BGS Jazz Express, a group of music students from Bainbridge-Guilford and Sidney schools, will perform at the Sidney Library on Sunday April 17th 2016 at 1:30pm. Directed by Sidney High School’s Mr. Gregg Norris, this show is a must-see. We hope you will join us in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month!
You can learn more about Jazz Appreciation Month at www.smithsonianjazz.org.
Would you like to make your own greeting cards? Join us for a greeting card workshop on Saturday March 19th 2016 at 10am. For a materials fee of $5, you will make five all-occasion cards of your choice.
Registration is required. You can sign up online, by calling us at 563-1200, or in person at the library’s circulation desk.
Do crime shows fascinate you? Join us for a lecture on female serial killers throughout history. Michael T. Keene, local historian and author, will discuss some of New York’s ‘worst women’ on Sunday March 13th, 2016 at 1:30pm in our Smart Community Room. A few examples include Elizabeth P. McCraney of Oneonta and Lizzie Halliday of Sullivan County.
This program is free and open to the public.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own chainmaille jewelry? Now is your chance. Nicole Hubbard will be teaching a workshop here at the Sidney Library on Saturday, January 16th 2016 from 10 – 11:30am. During this time, you will learn the basics of chainmaille and create your own box chain weave necklace.
This class has a fee of $8 to cover materials. You will need to bring two sets of jewelry pliers (description available at signup) or you can purchase them from the instructor.
Registration is required, either in person at the Sidney Library, or by calling 563-1200.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County will present a series of free workshops on Wednesdays from 6 – 7:30pm during January and February. They begin this Wednesday, January 6th.
Learn strategies and skills that will help you be supportive of your child’s development, including games that can help your family be active and healthy. There will be a Focus on Food segment featuring healthy meal and snack ideas for children ages 3-11 with recipes and samples. You will also receive free small kitchen tools.
Unlike our other programs, you should register for these workshops directly with CCE by calling 865-6531 or emailing email@example.com. These classes also count toward credit hours for daycare providers.