Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838


October Artwork on Display

Meg Anderson Argo, whose artwork is being featured in the Smart Community Room during September and October, will display her collection of fire drawings. Ms. Anderson Argo is a NYS Fire Investigator and has put together this display to honor local fire departments, since October is Fire Prevention Month. We encourage you to stop by and view the artwork anytime the library is open.


Featured Artist – Meg Anderson Argo

Meg Anderson Argo is our featured artist for the months of September and October. Her beautiful pastels are on display in our Smart Community Room. Stop by and view the exhibit any time the library is open.


Featured Artist for May – Kevin Klumpp

The featured artist for the month of May is Kevin Klumpp. Mr. Klumpp has dealt with many challenges in his life, including being unable to speak and learning to communicate through sign language. He is very passionate about drawing and photography. Many of Kevin’s drawings take several days to complete and the inspiration for his work is not always known. Please stop in to the Smart Community Room and view his work any time our library is open.


Featured Artist for April – Meg Anderson Argo

During the month of April, stop by our Smart Community Room and see the beautiful drawings of Meg Anderson Argo. Ms. Argo, who was a professional photographer for 20 years, also does pastel drawings which will be on display. She is inspired by nature, including the mountains of upstate New York and the ocean views of Cape Cod. Feel free to visit the exhibit any time the library is open.


March Art Exhibit – Antique Quilts

Thanks to the Delaware County Historical Association, the Sidney Library is proud to display antique quilts for the month of March, in our Smart Community Room. These quilts were all made by hand between 1770 and 1916. Stop by and view them anytime the library is open.


Featured Artist – Shannon Delany’s Cut Paper

Cut paper artwork is a delicate process that requires a lot of patience. If you’ve never seen the style before, you’ll want to stop by the Sidney Library’s Smart Community Room now through late February. Local artist Shannon Delany’s cut paper artwork is on display and is absolutely breathtaking. Ms. Delany is also hosting a workshop where you can learn the process from her. More information is posted at the Sidney Library, and we will share it online soon.


Featured Artist for December – Jim Bryden


Starting on December 20th, the work of Jim Bryden will be on display in the Smart Community Room. Mr. Bryden is a stonecutter from Sidney Center who also creates beautiful quilts. These quilts will be on display and we encourage you to view them whenever the Sidney Library is open.


Featured Artists for November

November’s featured artists are photographers Brigitte Beehler and Janice Downey. Their work focuses on flowers and landscapes, all printed with vibrant colors that capture the natural beauty of this area. This exhibit will be up for the entire month of November in the Smart Community Room, and we encourage you to view it anytime the library is open.


Featured Artist for October – Lillie Anderson

Lillie Anderson is the featured artist in Sidney Library’s Smart Community Room for the month of October. Ms Anderson studied intensely at schools like the High School of Music and Art, and has continued to draw and paint ever since. Her recent work includes local landscapes, cityscapes, and interior scenes. We invite you to check out the exhibit anytime our library is open.


Artist of the Month – Amy Nordberg


Have you stopped into our Smart Community Room during the month of September? This month’s art exhibit features local photographer Amy Nordberg, owner of SetMeFree Photo Art. Her artwork, which highlights nature and does not rely on digital editing, will be viewable whenever the library is open.