Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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Ukrainian Folk Egg Workshop 2/27

Pysanky is a 5000 year old art form used to decorate eggshells using wax-resist. On February 27th from 1-3pm you will have the chance to learn this process. We are honored to host a pysanky workshop by award winning artist Mia Sohn. All participants will take home at least one completed egg.

Registration for this workshop is open only until February 17th – call us at 563-1200 to reserve your spot, or register online.

This workshop has a $20 fee which covers the cost of materials.

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iPhone / iPad Class 2/1

Get tech help at our Clean Your iPhone class on Monday, February 1st 2016 at 4pm in the library’s Public Computing Center (PCC). The class will guide you through checking settings on your iPhone or iPad with the goal of improving storage space and battery life.

**Participants should bring their iPhone or iPad, fully charged.

This class is free but registration is required. You can register online, by calling us at 563-1200, or in person at the library’s main desk.

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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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Intro to the Internet – Computer Class 12/17

If you are reading this on our website or on Facebook, you are probably already comfortable using the internet. Do you know someone who would like to learn about computers and how to use the internet? Tell them about our Intro to the Internet class on Thursday, December 17th 2015 at 4pm. They will learn how to find and navigate the internet, including news, email, and games.

The class is free but registration is required. Participants can register in person at our circulation desk, or by calling us at 563-1200.

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Holiday Sewing Workshop – 11/7

Would you like to join others and touch up your sewing skills? Join us at the Sidney Library for a holiday sewing workshop where you will learn how to make a pillow case with no raw edges using a special technique. This class will be on Saturday November 7th, 2015 at 10am. Participants age 12 and older are welcome.

This workshop is free but registration is required. Call us at 563-1200 or register at our circulation desk. You will need a few items like a sewing machine and thread – a full list will be given to you upon registration.

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Photo Tech Class 10/26

Want to find out how to transfer your digital photos so you can share or print them? Attend our free tech class on  Monday October 26th, 2015 at 4pm. You will also get suggestions for photo apps. Be sure to bring your smartphone so you can try it for yourself!

The Free Your Photos class is open to the first ten people who register, either online, in person, or by calling us at 563-1200.

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Facebook Class 10/8

Would you like to make sure your Facebook is secure? We are hosting a computer class called Keeping Your Facebook Safe , where we will review privacy settings and make sure you are only sharing with the right people. This class, being held on Thursday October 8th at 4pm is free but registration is required. Please click here to register or call us at 563-1200. We hope to see you there!

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Microsoft Word Class 8/27

Are you comfortable with the basics of MIcrosoft Word (typing, bold/italics/underline, changing font and size) but would like to learn more tips and tricks to format your documents? We can help you out on Thursday August 27th, 2015 at 1:00pm.

There are a few spots left in our Microsoft Word Tips & Tricks class and we invite you to join us. The class is free but you must register. You can do so online, in person at our circulation desk, or by calling 563-1200 and reserving your spot.

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Google Class 7/14

Did you know that Google can do more than just search? It is a very powerful search engine that has a variety of tricks to make your life easier. Join us for a computer class on this topic Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 1pm in the Public Computing Center.

This class is free but registration is required. Sign up online, call 563-1200, or let us know when you are visiting the Sidney Library.

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Nutrition Program Continues – 3 Dates in February

We are very excited that Cornell Cooperative Extension will be continuing their wonderful nutrition and cooking program at the Sidney Library. Come visit on February 6th, 13th, and 27th at 6:30pm to get nutrition and grocery shopping tips, as well as a cooking demo (and of course, try some of the delicious results).

To register, please call 607-865-6531 or email vsd22@cornell.edu. You may also register at the library or online.