Our library staff will host a “campout” for kids and families on Wednesday July 20th, 2016 @ 6:30pm. Enjoy s’mores, campfire tales, and some tent building fun in our air-conditioned Smart Community Room. We hope to see you there!
Families are invited to join us for the wonderful group Tom Knight Puppets, who will perform on Wednesday, July 13th 2016 at 6:30pm. Join us in the Smart Community Room for this free program.
Below you can watch a short introductory video from the Tom Knight Productions website.
Join us for the big kickoff event for the 2016 Kids Summer Reading Program: “Ready, Get Set, Read”. On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 at 6:30pm, families are invited to join us in the Smart Community Room for activities, games, and a snack while you learn about what we have to offer this summer.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. These classes also count toward credit hours for daycare providers.
The Spoon Man, aka Jim Cruise, is a published author who offers a hilarious interactive comedy program for children of all ages. He has a totally clean act because he never uses dirty silverware. Come see The Spoon Man at Sidney Memorial Public Library on Wednesday, August 6 at 10:00am. Just show up for some good clean fun – this program is free and open to all.
Thank you to Friends of the Libraries for sponsoring this event.
Watch the children erupt into laughter when Doctor VilCaino, aka Ron Cain, appears at the Sidney Memorial Public Library on Wednesday, July 30th at 10:00am. There will be illusions that celebrate science and feature great scientists like Albert Einstein and Thomas Edison. This performance is sponsored by the Friends of the Libraries and is free and open to all.
In recognition of this year’s theme of “Fizz, Boom, Read!”, we are pleased to present Soda Bottle Science – A Delightful Deluge of Dirt Cheap Science Experiments That Go Fizz, Boom and Pop! by winning author and science celebrity Steve “The Dirtmeister” Tomecek. Steve will be at the Sidney Library on Wednesday, July 23rd at 10:00 am. During the program, Steve will explore over a dozen different science experiments that kids can safely do at home using soda bottles, coffee cans, sandwich bags and other household items. This event is free and open to the public. Following the program, Steve will be available to meet and greet the audience and will also be available to autograph copies of some of his awesome books including his Scholastic books, Soda Bottle Science, Coffee Can Science, and Sandwich Bag Science.
Thank you to the Friends of the Libraries for sponsoring this wonderful event.
On Wednesday, July 16th at 6:30pm, Dan the Snakeman will be doing a program at the Sidney Library. This program, which is free and open to families, will be a time for Dan to share information about his reptiles and children will also be able to touch some of the animals. We hope you can join us!
Families are invited to join us for a free program at the Sidney Library on Wednesday July 9th at 6:30pm Barb Field and her character Professor Womboggle join us for the program Fizz, Boom, Read! Professor Womboggle is a goofy science professor with a trunk full of wacky and hilariously funny experiments. She will amaze and entertain you with science principles relating to everyday life with hands on experiments.