Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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Follow Us On Facebook

Do you like knowing what is going on at the library but don’t always remember to check the Sidney Library website? You can Like our page on Facebook to get library updates in your news feed. Once you click the ‘Like’ button, make sure it says Following to the right of the Like button. This way you will be sure to see when we post.

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Featured Artist – Shannon Delany’s Cut Paper

Cut paper artwork is a delicate process that requires a lot of patience. If you’ve never seen the style before, you’ll want to stop by the Sidney Library’s Smart Community Room now through late February. Local artist Shannon Delany’s cut paper artwork is on display and is absolutely breathtaking. Ms. Delany is also hosting a workshop where you can learn the process from her. More information is posted at the Sidney Library, and we will share it online soon.

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Free Tax Forms Available at the Library

If you do your taxes and would like free copies of common tax forms such as the 1040 and 1040EZ, stop by the Sidney Library. By the end of January we should have a variety of these forms for you to take. Check for the display in our DVD and Wireless Room.

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Books on Display – Fiction

Looking for something different to read? The Sidney Library features displays on the ends of the aisles that are handpicked by our staff.

Current fiction endcap displays include:

  • Paperbacks
  • Classic Literature
  • Winter Reads
  • Armchair Escapes
  • Stories for Quilters / Sewers
  • Magic & Fantasy Novels
  • Short Story Collections

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Kids Game Day – 1/2

Join us for a fun program called “Get Your Game Face On”, which will be held in the Sidney Library’s PCC on Friday, January 2nd, 2-4pm. School age kids are invited to join us to play games on the Wii. Board games and other activities will also be available.

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Library Closed for New Year’s

The Sidney Library will be closing early (at 3pm) on December 31st, 2014 and all day January 1st, 2015 in observance of New Year’s. We will resume normal hours on the 2nd.

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Come Watch How to Train Your Dragon 2 – 12/30

Would you or your child enjoy watching a movie on the big screen for free? On Tuesday, December 30th at 1pm, we will be showing How to Train Your Dragon 2 in the Smart Community Room. It would be a nice chance to get out of the house for the afternoon and do something fun. We hope you will join us!

This movie is rated PG and is 102 minutes long. You can watch the trailer below.

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Kids Holiday Craft Time 12/22

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With school being closed on Monday, December 22nd, is your child looking for something fun to do? Join us at the Sidney Library at 2pm when kids will be able to create a homemade ornament for their own tree or to give as a gift.

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Featured Artist for December – Jim Bryden

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Starting on December 20th, the work of Jim Bryden will be on display in the Smart Community Room. Mr. Bryden is a stonecutter from Sidney Center who also creates beautiful quilts. These quilts will be on display and we encourage you to view them whenever the Sidney Library is open.

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Holiday Card Workshop 12/14

15263273424_ce896ae280_mJoin us on Sunday December 14th at 1pm to create some handmade cards. Sidney Library’s own Linda Shea will provide the materials and support to make your own greeting cards For $6, you can walk away with six unique greeting cards to use this holiday season. Registration is required: you can do so online, by calling 563-1200, or in person at the circulation desk.