Friends of the Libraries will show a movie on the big screen in the Smart Community Room on Sunday, November 23 at 1:30pm. Saving Mr. Banks is about the author of Mary Poppins, P.L. Travers, and her experience meeting and working with Walt Disney to adapt the book into a movie. This movie is free to the public. You can watch the trailer below:
Are you interested in trains and railroads? Do you have an interest in local history? Local author John Taibi will speak on Saturday November 22 at 1pm in the Smart Community Room, with a focus on the history of railroading between Albany and Binghamton. Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity.
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein is the next book to be discussed at the Friends of the Libraries book discussion group. The group will meet Tuesday, November 18th at 11:30am. Anyone is welcome to attend the meeting, including those who have never been before. We hope you will stop in!
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.
Sidney Memorial Public Library, Masonville Branch Library, and Sidney Center Branch Library will all be participating in Food For Fines the week of November 3rd – 10th. If you have overdue fines, we will accept non-perishable items as ‘payment’ for these fines. These items are then donated to the local food banks, just in time for the holiday season.
The Friends of the Libraries are showing Million Dollar Arm this Sunday, October 26th at 1:30pm in the Smart Community Room. This movie, which is free to the public, is described as a sports agent staging “an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball.”
Do you enjoy historical fiction? Join the Library Friends for their book discussion group on October 21 at 11:30 am. The book is Invention of Wingsby Sue Monk Kidd, which is set in the South in the early 1800′s and centers around the anti-slavery movement.