Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838


Reminder – Closed Sundays

Just a reminder that the Sidney Library is closed on Sundays during the summer, so this is in effect until after Labor Day. We hope you enjoy the nice weather!


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


Exercise Your Mind & Body Bingo

In conjunction with our adult summer reading program “Exercise Your Body & Mind”, the Sidney Library is offering a Bingo game. Pick up the Bingo sheet in our library near the adult fiction books. Once you complete 5 activities that challenge you to try something new to improve your physical or mental health, return the sheet to the library and be entered to win a raffle.

Good luck!


Meet the Author 6/12

Susan Moger, author of historical fiction novel Of Better Blood, will be at the Sidney Library on Sunday, June 12th 2016 from 1:30 – 3:00pm. This young adult novel is set in the 1920’s and addresses the racial purity movement of the time period when people with disabilities were ostracized.

We hope you will join us to hear from Ms. Moger! This event is free and open to the public.


Elder Law Workshop 5/19

Do you have an aging parent or elderly loved one, and have questions about things like wills, trusts, health care proxies, and end of life decisions? Join us for a free workshop hosted by Ms. Beth Westfall, an attorney. The workshop will be held on Thursday, May 19th 2016 at 6:30pm in our Smart Community Room. It is free to the public and questions are encouraged.


Come Watch Goosebumps Movie! 4/28

On Thursday, April 28th at 1:00pm, we will be showing the movie Goosebumps here at the Sidney Library. You can watch this PG-rated movie on the big screen in our Smart Community Room. The movie is described as follows: a teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author, R.L. Stine, after the writer’s imaginary demons are set free on the town of Madison, Delaware.

This movie is free to the public. You can view the trailer below.


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.


Library Closed 2/15

In observance of Presidents’ Day, the Sidney Library and branches will be closed on Monday, February 15th 2016. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday.


Come Watch Minions 2/16

On Tuesday, February 16th at 1pm (a vacation day for Sidney students), we will show the movie Minions on the big screen in our Smart Community Room. Come join us for a fun, free event!


Photography Exhibit on Display

The featured artist for January and February is Amy Marron of Mount Upton, owner of Lifeworks Photos. Ms. Marron became interested in photography in high school and has been practicing since. Her passion is equestrian photography, and has been seen at many events on the Chensego Hunter Association circuit.

These photographs will be on display in our Smart Community Room anytime the library is open. Come take a look!

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