The Delaware County Historical Association will have an exhibit on display in the Sidney Library’s Smart Community Room now through March 30th, 2016. The focus is on hand quilting from 1770 – 1916. All quilts were made in the local area. We hope you will stop by to see these beautiful items anytime the library is open.
The featured artist for January and February is Amy Marron of Mount Upton, owner of Lifeworks Photos. Ms. Marron became interested in photography in high school and has been practicing since. Her passion is equestrian photography, and has been seen at many events on the Chensego Hunter Association circuit.
These photographs will be on display in our Smart Community Room anytime the library is open. Come take a look!
Meg Anderson Argo, whose artwork is being featured in the Smart Community Room during September and October, will display her collection of fire drawings. Ms. Anderson Argo is a NYS Fire Investigator and has put together this display to honor local fire departments, since October is Fire Prevention Month. We encourage you to stop by and view the artwork anytime the library is open.
Meg Anderson Argo is our featured artist for the months of September and October. Her beautiful pastels are on display in our Smart Community Room. Stop by and view the exhibit any time the library is open.
The featured artist for the month of May is Kevin Klumpp. Mr. Klumpp has dealt with many challenges in his life, including being unable to speak and learning to communicate through sign language. He is very passionate about drawing and photography. Many of Kevin’s drawings take several days to complete and the inspiration for his work is not always known. Please stop in to the Smart Community Room and view his work any time our library is open.
During the month of April, stop by our Smart Community Room and see the beautiful drawings of Meg Anderson Argo. Ms. Argo, who was a professional photographer for 20 years, also does pastel drawings which will be on display. She is inspired by nature, including the mountains of upstate New York and the ocean views of Cape Cod. Feel free to visit the exhibit any time the library is open.
Were you impressed by the cut paper artwork of Shannon Delany and would like to learn more about it? On Saturday Feb. 7th at 10am, Ms. Delany is hosting a workshop on the papercutting process. You can learn to make a beautiful cut paper heart or Celtic knot.
- This workshop has a materials fee of $10 which must be paid when you register.
- Participants must bring both manicure and standard scissors.
You can sign up at our circulation desk, or by calling 563-1200. Space is limited so give us a call to reserve your spot today!
Lillie Anderson is the featured artist in Sidney Library’s Smart Community Room for the month of October. Ms Anderson studied intensely at schools like the High School of Music and Art, and has continued to draw and paint ever since. Her recent work includes local landscapes, cityscapes, and interior scenes. We invite you to check out the exhibit anytime our library is open.
Have you stopped into our Smart Community Room during the month of September? This month’s art exhibit features local photographer Amy Nordberg, owner of SetMeFree Photo Art. Her artwork, which highlights nature and does not rely on digital editing, will be viewable whenever the library is open.
a sample of Ms. Gatto’s completed mural
Sidney High School student Rosie Gatto recently completed her jungle themed mural in the children’s area of the Sidney Library. She worked over the year to paint this mural, which also helped her earn her Gold Award in Girl Scouts, the highest award available.
To recognize Ms. Gatto’s hard work and the completion of this project, we invite kids to join us at the Sidney Library at 4pm on Thursday June 5th for a celebration.