Many people stop by our library website to see articles on the main page, but there is a lot of information here. A few of the pages that change regularly are in the menu at the top of the page:
- Kids / Teens – this shows a list of regular and special programs for kids, including story times.
- Programs – this shows upcoming programs and art exhibits for adults.
- Library Friends – this has information about movie showings, the monthly book club, and book sales sponsored by the Friends of the Libraries. All are welcome to events sponsored by the Friends.
The Sidney Library has some part-time positions opening soon for high school students.
Students must be available to work evenings and weekends throughout the year at the Sidney Memorial Public Library in downtown Sidney.
If you are interested and will have completed 10th grade by July 1, 2016, please stop by the library and
complete a student application. The deadline for applications is April 29, 2016.
Next week is National Library Week. As you know, libraries are amazing resources for those who want to read books, watch movies, or simply use the internet for free. However, many people do not have a library card. We ask that you encourage your friends to come visit us and get their own library card so they will have access to these great resources too.
As a thank you to our wonderful patrons, the Friends of the Libraries have purchased sturdy card holders (above). These will be given out during National Library Week. Supplies are limited.
The Friends of the Libraries will host their mini book sale, called books a la carte, from 10am – noon on Saturday March 19th, 2016 in the main section of the library. Stop by and see what they have to offer!
If you are counting down the days to our semiannual big book sale, the official dates are April 14, 15, and 16.
In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Sidney Library and its branches in Masonville and Sidney Center will be closed on Monday, January 18th, 2016. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday the 19th.
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: