Use technology to research your family history! Our technology class on Monday, June 27th at 1:00pm will introduce you to Ancestry.com’s research, and how to use their special Library Edition to access free clues about your heritage.
This class is free but registration is required. Register online, in person at the Sidney Library main desk, or by calling us at 563-1200.
The Sidney Library isn’t just for books. We also host several clubs that are open to anyone interested. All clubs meet in our Smart Community Room.
- Writers’ Group – 1st and 3rd Mondays at 6:30pm
- Quilting Group – 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 1-3pm
- Book Club, hosted by the Library Friends – 3rd Tuesday at 11:30am
- Ancestry / Genealogy Club – 4th Wednesday at 6pm
Stop by and see what our clubs are all about!
Do you enjoy doing genealogy research? Join our Ancestry/Genealogy Club which will meet every 4th Wednesday of the month. The first meeting will be Wednesday September 23rd, 2015 from 6:00 – 7:30pm in the Smart Community Room. You must bring your own laptop.
If you have taken our Researching Family History workshop, or have used Ancestry.com, feel free to join us!
Back by popular demand, our Ancestry class on genealogy research is being taught again on Friday September 4, 2015 at noon. If you would like to learn about Ancestry.com and how to do family history research for free, be sure to join us. As with all our computer classes, it is free but registration is required.
This class fills up very quickly so be sure to register soon – online, in person at the circulation desk, or by calling 563-1200.
If you would like to change the settings on your iPhone but are not sure where to start…
If you want to know how to set up your new laptop…
If you would like one-on-one assistance with your tablet…
If you would like to use the laptops for genealogy research…
…Join us in the PCC (Public Computing Center, downstairs in the library) on Monday July 27th, 2015 from 11am – 1pm for Open Hours.
Sidney Library’s Public Computing Center is offering a number of workshops during the month of June. A sample of topics include:
- Introduction to Windows 8
- How to Use Ancestry.com, Library Edition
- Documents and Folders (keeping your computer organized)
Open hours have also been established. During these times, patrons are welcome to stop by for one-on-one help, such as using their e-reader or help using a particular website. In addition, we have scanners and a Mac computer available for use.
Click here to view the complete June 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 or stopping in to the Sidney Library.