Are you looking for something to do with your kids next week, when schools are on vacation?
The Sidney Library will have a variety of activities for kids next week.The first event is a free showing of the recent kids’ movie The Book of Life on Tuesday 2/17 at 1:30pm in the Smart Community Room on the big screen. You can click here to read about the movie, or watch the trailer below.
To see the entire list of events, please check out our Children & Teens page.)
The Sidney Library will have the following changes to its schedule in observance of Thanksgiving:
- The library will close early, at 3pm, on Wednesday November 26th.
- The library will be closed Thursday, November 27th.
We will resume normal hours on Friday.
Do you enjoy historical fiction? Join the Library Friends for their book discussion group on October 21 at 11:30 am. The book is Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd, which is set in the South in the early 1800’s and centers around the anti-slavery movement.
The Friends of the Libraries restart their monthly movie event this Sunday, September 28th at 1:30pm in the Smart Community Room. This month’s movie is Dead Poets’ Society featuring Robin Williams and is free and open to the public.
We hope you will join us for this classic film. You can view the original trailer below:
Now that summer is over, the Sidney Library will once again be open on Sundays from 1:00 – 4:00pm. Our other hours will stay the same.
The Sidney Library will be closed on Monday, September 1st in observance of Labor Day. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday.
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!
As part of our summer entertainment program, the Sidney Library staff will host science experiments for school age kids. These activities use everyday household objects to learn more about science in our world. The dates and topics for July are:
Grades K-3: Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30pm
- July 8 – Acids & Bases
- July 15 – Absorbing & Dissolving
- July 22 – Candy Science
- July 29 – Air & Forces
Grades 4-6: Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30pm
- July 9 – Forensic Science
- July 16 – Microscope Science
- July 23 – Candy Science
- July 30 – Science & Your Body
Story and craft time will be hosted by both Sidney Center and Masonville branch libraries during the month of July. Preschool and school-age children are invited to join us at the following times:
- Sidney Center Branch Library – every Monday in July – 2:00-2:45pm
- Masonville Branch Library – every Monday in July – 3:30-4:15pm
Sidney Library’s Public Computing Center is offering a number of workshops during the month of June. A sample of topics include:
- Introduction to Windows 8
- How to Use Ancestry.com, Library Edition
- Documents and Folders (keeping your computer organized)
Open hours have also been established. During these times, patrons are welcome to stop by for one-on-one help, such as using their e-reader or help using a particular website. In addition, we have scanners and a Mac computer available for use.
Click here to view the complete June calendar. By holding your mouse over a workshop you can see more information, including if there are still openings. Registration is available online, or by calling or stopping in to the Sidney Library.