Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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Ninja Night for Kids 8/3

Our first Family Entertainment night in August will be Ninja Night. On August 3rd, 2016 at 6:30pm, we invite kids to come test their ninja skills. They will also get a chance to be creative as they make their own ninja headband and nunchucks.

No registration is necessary – stop by and have some fun!

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Kids Movies This July

Join us on Thursdays at 1:00pm this July as we show free family movies in our Smart Community Room. Feel free to bring a snack while you enjoy the following movies on the big screen:

  • July 7 – Racing Stripes
  • July 14 – Space Jam
  • July 21 – Karate Kid
  • July 28 – Snow Dogs

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Book It To the Beach 4/6

Families are invited to a fun activity on Wednesday, April 6th from 6:00 – 7:00 pm in our Smart Community Room.

Why wait ’til Spring Break? Put on your flip-flops, grab your sunglasses, and come to the library for some beach-time fun! We will have story time with some beach-themed books. Then kids will have time to make sand art, dig for buried treasure, and do a craft activity.

Don’t forget to bring a towel to sit on!

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Books & Resources for Parents

We have something new in the children’s section of the Sidney Library, just past the puppets. Check out our bookshelf of pamphlets, books, and other resources that all relate to parenting. With everything from baby food recipes to books about teenagers, we hope you find something helpful.

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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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Genealogy Club to Begin 9/23

Do you enjoy doing genealogy research? Join our Ancestry/Genealogy Club which will meet every 4th Wednesday of the month. The first meeting will be Wednesday September 23rd, 2015 from 6:00 – 7:30pm in the Smart Community Room. You must bring your own laptop.

If you have taken our Researching Family History workshop, or have used Ancestry.com, feel free to join us!

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Library Scavenger Hunt for Kids – 7/1

Our first Family Entertainment activity of the summer is a scavenger hunt for kids on Wednesday July 1st, 2015 at 6:30pm. Kids can follow clues to explore all the library has to offer. Join us as we begin the event in our Smart Community Room and branch out all throughout the library. We hope to see you there!

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Summer Activities for Kids

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There are many opportunities for kids being offered at the Sidney Library this summer. Our staff will offer:

  • hand-on science program for grades K-3 on Tuesdays
  • family entertainment on Wednesdays
  • science experiments for grades 4-6 on Wednesdays
  • movies on Thursdays

In addition, regular children’s programs like lapsit, toddler story time, and preschool story time will all continue.

Kids will also be able to join our Independent Summer Reading Program and earn a free book for every 300 minutes of reading. More information will come in future newsletters (available at the library) and on our website.

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Community Game Day 3/29

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A game day, open to the community, will take place on Saturday March 29th at 11:45 am. It is described as an afternoon of games, puzzles, and light refreshments in a family-friendly atmosphere. Feel free to bring a board game you’d like to play or join in with others.

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Community Game Day

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There will be a Community Game Day this Saturday, January 18th from 12:00 – 3:30pm in our Smart Community Room. Bring your family down to the library for board games and puzzles. You can bring your own family-friendly games, or play one of the games provided.