Mon. to Thurs. // 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Friday // 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday // 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday // 1 - 4 p.m. (closed Sundays, July - Labor Day)
Mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 10th, 6:30pm when photographer / birder Rick Bunting will present Florida Favorites. Mr. Bunting will share his colorful images and fun facts about southern bird species. Having recently returned from Florida, Mr. Bunting has a fresh supply of material and photos of his favorite feathered friends.
Down and Out at the Delaware County Poorhouse, an illustrated talk by County Historian Gabriella Pierce, which was originally scheduled for April, will be presented on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 1:00pm.
The poorhouse was located on Arbor Hill Road near Delhi and was home to poor, homeless, and indigent families and adults from all over the county. The presentation will include photographs and interviews with those who lived and grew up at the Home. We hope you will join us!
The Sidney Library is excited to be part of the county-wide Seed Swap program again this year. Look for the small wooden card catalog near our main desk.
We have a small variety of seeds to start off the program. Bring in your old seeds (from 2016) or leftovers from this spring’s planting. Flower, herb, and vegetable seeds are all welcome.
This program will run through the end of May. See what’s here, and help yourself to a few seeds for your own garden.
Our semi-annual big book sale is coming up! The Smart Community Room will be filled with books and media for sale. Stop by on the following dates and see what goodies we have to offer.
Be sure to check out the paintings of local landscape artist, Robin Robertson, on display in our Smart Community Room through the end of April. Having retired from a teaching career, Robin is celebrating her fourth year as an active learning artist. Stop by and see her work anytime the library is open.
We are excited to have the Sidney Jr-Sr High Jazz Band perform again at the Sidney Library. Join us this Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 at 2:30pm in the Community Room for a high energy performance by the group, directed by Mr. Gregg Norris.
All are welcome to this free event, which is sponsored by the Friends of the Libraries.
We are looking for kids to help us celebrate National Library Week with Library BINGO! During the week of April 9-15, 2017, BINGO cards will be available in the children’s area for kids to complete. Turn in your finished BINGO card at the circulation desk and receive a book and prize from our treasure box.
Twilight Tales, our evening story time for kids, will resume on Wednesday nights from 6:30 – 7:00 pm, beginning April 5th, 2017.
This is a short story time to accommodate those who cannot make it to our daytime story times. We read a few stories and sing a few songs. It isn’t too long so the kiddos can still make it to bed on time.
Need help with your smartphone? Do you have a question about Windows 10? Come to our Open Hours on Wednesday, March 29th anytime between 4-6pm to get one on one help with your technology questions. Open Hours are held in our Public Computing Center (downstairs in the library basement).