Families are invited to join us for a free program at the Sidney Library on Wednesday July 9th at 6:30pm Barb Field and her character Professor Womboggle join us for the program Fizz, Boom, Read! Professor Womboggle is a goofy science professor with a trunk full of wacky and hilariously funny experiments. She will amaze and entertain you with science principles relating to everyday life with hands on experiments.
Rather than having a formal meeting, photography club will meet in the library parking lot this July & August, on the second Sunday of each month at 9:30am, to photograph on location with the support of experienced members when needed. New members are always welcome.
If you have questions, please contact club organizer Thomas Hunter through the contact formon his website.
The first two movie screenings to go with our adult summer programming theme of science and science fiction are the movies Gravity and Ender’s Game. All movies are free to the public and are being shown in our air conditioned Smart Community Room. You will find the date, time, and trailer of these two movies below.
As part of our summer entertainment program, the Sidney Library staff will host science experiments for school age kids. These activities use everyday household objects to learn more about science in our world. The dates and topics for July are:
Thursday, July 10th at 6:30pm will be the first adult summer book club meeting, held in the Smart Community Room. The first topic is mad scientists, and readers are encouraged to read a book of their choice. A few ideas of mad scientist related books include:
If you are interested in registering for any of these classes, you can click here to view the complete calendar. By holding your mouse over a workshop you can see more information, including if there are still openings. Registration is available online, or by calling 563-1200 or stopping in to the Sidney Library.
Open hours are also available if you have a specific question about using a device or website. The PCC’s open hours will be every Wednesday from 10:00am to noon.
There are many opportunities for kids being offered at the Sidney Library this summer. Our staff will offer:
hand-on science program for grades K-3 on Tuesdays
family entertainment on Wednesdays
science experiments for grades 4-6 on Wednesdays
movies on Thursdays
In addition, regular children’s programs like lapsit, toddler story time, and preschool story time will all continue.
Kids will also be able to join our Independent Summer Reading Program and earn a free book for every 300 minutes of reading. More information will come in future newsletters (available at the library) and on our website.