Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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National Preservation Week 4/27

Next week, April 27th – May 3rd, is National Preservation Week, which takes time to recognize the importance of libraries and other institutions when it comes to preserving books, manuscripts, films, maps, and artwork.

Last year, the Sidney Library and Sidney Historical Association collaborated to digitize the following local newspapers: The Sidney Record, The Sidney Enterprise, and the Tri-Town News. Click the graphic above to view the archives.

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Library Closed 4/20

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In observation of Easter, the Sidney Library will be closed this Sunday, April 20th. We will resume normal hours on Monday.

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Recycling Update

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In December, the Sidney Library held an electronics recycling event. We recently received the results and wanted to share them with you. Through this event, we recycled:

  • 63 computers (1295 lbs)
  • 79 TVs (4116 lbs)
  • 61 computer monitors (1659 lbs)
  • 3040 lbs in other electronics

The total weight recycled was over 10,000 lbs! These items will be recycled properly, thanks to REACT. We are glad we could provide this service to the community and will be sure to let you know if we hold another event soon.

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Tax Forms Are In

If you haven’t stopped into the Sidney Library’s DVD room recently, please note that we have set up a table where you can pick up both Federal and NYS tax forms and instruction booklets.

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Library Closed on Mon 2/17

In observance of Presidents’ Day, the Sidney Library will be closed on Monday, February 17th. We will open at our normal time on Tuesday.

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Sidney Library Opening Late Today 2/14

Due to the weather, the Sidney Library will open at 11:00am. Drive safely and we will see you soon!

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Library Closing Early Today, 2/13

Due to the inclement weather, the Sidney Library will be closing early at 4:30pm today, February 13th.

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Book Displays

Displayed on the end of each aisle in the adult section of the Sidney Library, you may have noticed that we feature books of different topics. If one catches your eye, please come in and check it out.

Non-Fiction:

  • NY Times Bestsellers of 2013
  • Disorder (Serial Killers, etc)
  • Presidents
  • Cookbooks
  • Personal Health
  • Non-fiction that reads like fiction
  • Preparing for Spring (Garden Planning)

Fiction:

  • Paperbacks
  • Classics
  • Books to Read with a Glass of Wine and Box of Tissues
  • Armchair Escapes
  • Cold Weather Reads
  • Circus Themed Books
  • Greek Mythology

Also, the main display in the Sidney Library for February features Love Stories and books about Friendship.

 

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Library Closed Today Wed 2/5

Due to the weather, the Sidney Memorial Public Library will be closed all day today (Wednesday, February 5th, 2014). Our Beatles program for tonight will be rescheduled, and we will see you all tomorrow when we open at 9am.

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Library Closed 1/20

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Sidney Memorial Public Library will be closed on Monday, January 20th. We will re-open Tuesday January 21st at 9:00am.