Guilford Town Historian Tom Gray will present on local history on Tuesday October 6th, 2015 at 6:30pm in the Smart Community Room. Mr. Gray will talk about the Unadilla River Hamlets and how they changed and grew over time. Such topics as local industries, railroads, and various businesses will be discussed. We hope you will join us for this free and informative presentation!
This summer, fun at the library isn’t just for children. Adults are invited to the library for an ongoing activity.
Once you’ve read a book, pick up a book review form at the Sidney Library’s front desk. Tell us what you think of the book, and you will be entered to win one of many prizes donated by local businesses.
Are you interested in researching more about your family’s history but don’t have $200 to spend on a subscription to Ancestry.com? Sign up for our Researching Family History class on Monday 6/29 at 2pm. We will help you get set up with an Ancestry account, learn the basics of the site, and show you how you can access information usually reserved for paid members.
UPDATE: this class is now full but there is a waiting list. We will also be offering this class again in August! Sign up for the waiting list by registering online, calling 563-1200, or let us know when you are visiting the Sidney Library.
Are you a knitter, or are you interested in learning how to knit? Join us for World Wide Knit Day all day on Saturday June 13, 2015 in the Smart Community Room where there will be displays and demonstrations on knitting. Come learn techniques like arm knitting (which require no knitting needles at all!) or try out an advanced technique like lacework. Members of the Jericho Fiber Arts Group will be on hand to talk to you about knitting or get you started if you would like to try it out. You are also welcome to come, hang out, and network with area knitters and fiber art folks.
You are welcome to stop by for a little bit, or stay all day. Come see what knitting has to offer!
Are you new to Medicare? Do you have questions about seniors’ health insurance or different prescription plans? Join us on Monday 5/11 at 2pm in the Smart Community Room to learn from Donna Martino, who is a Health Insurance Counseling & Assistance Program Coordinator. She will discuss things like supplemental insurance options, prescription coverage, and your options for Medicare benefits. Ms. Martino is a wonderful resource for those who are trying to choose the right health insurance for their situation. This program is free and open to the public.
Do you like perennials for their low maintenance, but want something new to add to your garden? Join us on Tuesday 5/5 at 6:30pm in the Smart Community Room as Tony Antes shares information about some unusual perennials that grow well in our planting zone. Mr. Antes is a master gardener for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County. This program is free to the public and we hope you will join us!
Are you curious about some of the flowers you see growing wild? On Tuesday 4/28 at 6:30pm, come learn more about wildflowers and how to identify them. Martin and Mary Ann Cuff of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County will share tips and help you set up an identification kit. We hope you will join us for this program, which is free to the public.