Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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Come Watch Minions 2/16

On Tuesday, February 16th at 1pm (a vacation day for Sidney students), we will show the movie Minions on the big screen in our Smart Community Room. Come join us for a fun, free event!

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Nutrition Workshops Continue

Our nutrition workshops continue through the end of February. The Healthy Children Healthy Families series of workshops is every Wednesday night from 6 – 7:30pm in the Smart Community Room. Stop by and get some healthy snack and meal ideas, and learn about games and activities for your family.

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Bird Feeder Craft Activity for Kids 1/12

Winter is hard on birds, so it’s up to us to help them. That’s why we will be making bird feeders on Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 from 2 – 3 pm in the Public Computing Center (PCC) downstairs in the library. School age kids are welcome to join us for this craft. (This is a half-day for Sidney students.)

Kids Club will follow at 3:30, and kids are welcome to stay and play Minecraft, use iPads, or have fun on the Smartboard.

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Healthy Children, Healthy Families Workshops

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County will present a series of free workshops on Wednesdays from 6 – 7:30pm during January and February. They begin this Wednesday, January 6th.

Learn strategies and skills that will help you be supportive of your child’s development, including games that can help your family be active and healthy. There will be a Focus on Food segment featuring healthy meal and snack ideas for children ages 3-11 with recipes and samples. You will also receive free small kitchen tools.

Unlike our other programs, you should register for these workshops directly with CCE by calling 865-6531 or emailing vsd22@cornell.edu. These classes also count toward credit hours for daycare providers.

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Movies for Kids 12/28

Looking for something fun to do with your kids after Christmas? Join us on Monday, December 28th 2015 for two children’s movies that will be shown on the big screen.

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Fun for Kids on 11/19

Since Sidney elementary school students have a half-day on Thursday, November 19th 2015, we are offering some fun activities. Kids age 5 and up are welcome in our Public Computing Center from 2-4pm to play games, have fun on the iPads, and see what other technology we have available. Join the fun!

 

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Fall Fun for Kids on 10/8

Looking for something fun to do next Thursday October 8th from 2 – 4pm? Since Sidney Central School has a half-day, we will be hosting our fall fun event for children of all ages. Our staff will have crafts, read-aloud stories, and the short movie It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!. We will have cider and donuts for you to enjoy during the movie.

This event is free but registration is required. Please click here to register online or call us at 563-1200 and save your spot today!

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Changes to Children’s Programs

Our staff has been hard at work making updates to our offering of children’s programs here at the Sidney Library. If you bring children for story time or Lego time, be sure to check the dates and times, available:

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Moreland the Magician 8/19

Do you love magic? Join us for the final Family Entertainment program of the summer – Moreland the Magician will be here at the library on Wednesday August 19th, 2015 at 6:30pm. He will perform in our Smart Community Room and is sure to wow your family.

Thank you to the Friends of the Libraries for sponsoring this event.

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Tall Tale Heroes Program on 7/29

Our Family Entertainment program is an exciting one. On Wednesday, July 29th 2015 at 6:30pm, we will learn about Tall Tales through storytelling and other fun activities. Come listen to stories and create your own tall tale. Don’t miss this fun event!