Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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Library “Campout” for Kids 7/20

Our library staff will host a “campout” for kids and families on Wednesday July 20th, 2016 @ 6:30pm. Enjoy s’mores, campfire tales, and some tent building fun in our air-conditioned Smart Community Room. We hope to see you there!

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Puppeteer to Perform 7/13

Families are invited to join us for the wonderful group Tom Knight Puppets, who will perform on Wednesday, July 13th 2016 at 6:30pm. Join us in the Smart Community Room for this free program.

Below you can watch a short introductory video from the Tom Knight Productions website.

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Kids Movies This July

Join us on Thursdays at 1:00pm this July as we show free family movies in our Smart Community Room. Feel free to bring a snack while you enjoy the following movies on the big screen:

  • July 7 – Racing Stripes
  • July 14 – Space Jam
  • July 21 – Karate Kid
  • July 28 – Snow Dogs

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Kids Summer Reading Program Kickoff 7/6

Join us for the big kickoff event for the 2016 Kids Summer Reading Program: “Ready, Get Set, Read”. On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 at 6:30pm, families are invited to join us in the Smart Community Room for activities, games, and a snack while you learn about what we have to offer this summer.

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Music for Munchkins

For those who don’t know, the Sidney Library hosts a program for preschoolers called Music for Munchkins. Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 10:30am, kids are invited to come to our Smart Community Room. They will get a chance to move to music, learn about simple musical instruments, and sometimes even play with a parachute.

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Summer Fun at the Library

Here are some exciting new activities we will host this summer:

  • Tuesdays @ 6:00pmTeen Tuesdays, an hour long program for teens going into grades 7-12
  • Wednesdays @ 6:30pm – free family entertainment programs, including special guests
  • Thursdays @ 1:00pm – family movies in our air conditioned Smart Community Room
  • Thursday @ 3:00pmKids Make & Take, an hour long hands-on program for kids ages 5-12
    • Check out the online calendar for each week’s activity!
    • (This time is different than what is listed in the newsletter)

Click here to download the summer flier.

All events are free. Register soon – Kids Make & Take and Teen Tuesdays are limited to 25 spaces each.

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Meet the Author 6/12

Susan Moger, author of historical fiction novel Of Better Blood, will be at the Sidney Library on Sunday, June 12th 2016 from 1:30 – 3:00pm. This young adult novel is set in the 1920’s and addresses the racial purity movement of the time period when people with disabilities were ostracized.

We hope you will join us to hear from Ms. Moger! This event is free and open to the public.

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Come Watch Goosebumps Movie! 4/28

On Thursday, April 28th at 1:00pm, we will be showing the movie Goosebumps here at the Sidney Library. You can watch this PG-rated movie on the big screen in our Smart Community Room. The movie is described as follows: a teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author, R.L. Stine, after the writer’s imaginary demons are set free on the town of Madison, Delaware.

This movie is free to the public. You can view the trailer below.

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Book It To the Beach 4/6

Families are invited to a fun activity on Wednesday, April 6th from 6:00 – 7:00 pm in our Smart Community Room.

Why wait ’til Spring Break? Put on your flip-flops, grab your sunglasses, and come to the library for some beach-time fun! We will have story time with some beach-themed books. Then kids will have time to make sand art, dig for buried treasure, and do a craft activity.

Don’t forget to bring a towel to sit on!

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Kids Movie Showing 3/11

On Friday, March 11th 2016 at 1pm, kids are invited to join us for a showing of the movie Hotel Transylvania 2. Join us in the Smart Community Room for this free event.

The movie is PG and features the voices of Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, and Selena Gomez. All are welcome!