Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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Reminder – Meet the Author 5/12

We are so excited to host Newbery award-winning author Avi on Tuesday 5/12 at 6:30pm in our Smart Community Room. We hope you will join us for this free event. You can read more about the event by clicking here.

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Meet Author Avi 5/12

The Sidney Library is extremely excited to host award winning author Avi on Tuesday 5/12 at 6:30pm. Avi has written dozens of books for younger and middle grades including the well-known True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle. He will be speaking here in our Smart Community Room.

Avi will entertain with readings of his work, discuss his writing life and how some of his characters came to be, and finish off with a book-signing. We will also have copies of several of his books available for sale for $5-$10, including his newest book Catch You Later, Traitor.

We encourage you to click here to see the official flier for the event and share it with your friends!

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Children’s Program Changes

If you enjoy attending one of our many children’s programs, or would like to start, please be aware of the recent changes that have been made. You can find all updated descriptions on the Children & Teens page of the library website, or pick up a copy of the kids’ calendar (with notes on the back) at our circulation desk.

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Birds of Prey at the Library – Sat 2/21

We are so excited to have Trish Markl of the Wildlife Institute of Eastern NY join us on Saturday 2/21 at 1pm in the Smart Community Room. Ms. Markl will bring large birds such as owls, hawks, and falcons to the library. During her presentation, she will talk about each bird’s habitats, behaviors, conservation status, and more. You will get to meet and learn about some amazing birds. Mark this amazing event on your calendar – you won’t want to miss it!

This event is for all ages and is free to the public.

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Kids’ Craft Hour – Friday 2/20

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Do your children enjoy crafts? Are you looking for something to do during school vacation? The Sidney Library will host a craft event for kids on Friday 2/20 from 1-2pm, where kids can make crafts using buttons.Our library staff will help your child make button bracelets, button bookmarks, or even a button racecar!

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Game Day for Kids Thurs 2/19

The second special children’s event we have during school vacation week is a game day for kids called Get Your Game Face On. Join us on Thursday 2/19 from 2-4pm. We will be hanging out and having some fun on the Wii, playing board games, and will have other activities available too. When you get to the library, come downstairs to our Public Computing Center and get ready to have a good time!

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Free Kids Movie on the Big Screen – Tues 2/17

Are you looking for something to do with your kids next week, when schools are on vacation?

The Sidney Library will have a variety of activities for kids next week.The first event is a free showing of the recent kids’ movie The Book of Life on Tuesday 2/17 at 1:30pm in the Smart Community Room on the big screen. You can click here to read about the movie, or watch the trailer below.

To see the entire list of events, please check out our Children & Teens page.)

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Kids Game Day – 1/2

Join us for a fun program called “Get Your Game Face On”, which will be held in the Sidney Library’s PCC on Friday, January 2nd, 2-4pm. School age kids are invited to join us to play games on the Wii. Board games and other activities will also be available.

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Come Watch How to Train Your Dragon 2 – 12/30

Would you or your child enjoy watching a movie on the big screen for free? On Tuesday, December 30th at 1pm, we will be showing How to Train Your Dragon 2 in the Smart Community Room. It would be a nice chance to get out of the house for the afternoon and do something fun. We hope you will join us!

This movie is rated PG and is 102 minutes long. You can watch the trailer below.

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Kids Holiday Craft Time 12/22

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With school being closed on Monday, December 22nd, is your child looking for something fun to do? Join us at the Sidney Library at 2pm when kids will be able to create a homemade ornament for their own tree or to give as a gift.