Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838


Book Club to Meet 11/17

The Friends of the Libraries invites you to join them on November 17th, 2015 at 11:30am to discuss their book of the month: Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen. Copies of the book are available at our front desk. New members are always welcome.

Interested in what the Friends will read next? Check this page on our website to see a list of future books.


Clubs at the Library

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!


Book Discussion Group to Meet 9/15

The Friends of the Libraries are hosting their book discussion group on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 11:30am. This month’s book is Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin and all are welcome to join.

To see what books will be discussed in future months, please visit the Friends of the Libraries page on our website. Multiple copies of the book club book are available at our circulation desk.


Quilting Group to Resume

Do you enjoy quilting? Would you like to connect with other area quilters? The Sidney Library’s quilting group will resume their biweekly meetings beginning in September. The group meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month in the community room. All are welcome to join beginning on Tuesday September 8th, 2015 from 1 – 4pm. Be sure to bring your sewing machine!


New at the Library: Kids Club


Kids in grades K-6 are invited to stop by the library on Tuesdays from 3:30 – 4:30pm and check out the new Kids Club. Downstairs in the PCC (Public Computing Center) we will meet to play games, do team challenges, make crafts, and more. We hope you will join us for some fun!


Book Club Meeting – Tues 6/17


Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline will be the topic of June’s book discussion group meeting, hosted by the Friends of the Libraries.

This meeting will take place in the Smart Community Room on Tuesday, June 17th at 11:30am. If you’ve never been, we encourage you to come and see what it’s all about!


Photo Club to Meet 4/7


Photo club, run by local photographer Thomas Hunter, will meet this Monday, April 7th at 6pm in the Smart Community Room. Thomas goes into great depth about the many functions of digital cameras, so this group is a great fit for both beginner and experienced photographers.


Photography Club to Meet 2/3

The newly formed Photography Club, organized by local photographer Thomas Hunter, will meet for the first time this Monday, February 3rd at 6:00pm in the Smart Community Room. If you have an interest in learning more about your camera, please come. This group is free to the public. Don’t forget to bring your camera!