The Friends of the Libraries will host their monthly book discussion on Tuesday, July 15th at 11:30am in the Smart Community Room. This month’s book is Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland. New members are always welcome.
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
Grades 4-6: Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30pm
Sidney Library’s Public Computing Center (PCC) will hold the following workshops in July:
If you are interested in registering for any of these classes, you can click here to view the complete 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 563-1200 or stopping in to the Sidney Library.
Open hours are also available if you have a specific question about using a device or website. The PCC’s open hours will be every Wednesday from 10:00am to noon.
There will be another Kids Tech program on Friday, June 27th from 2-3pm in the Public Computing Center (downstairs in the Sidney Library). Children ages 8-12 are invited to join us for fun on the computers, iPads, and Smartboard. We will also enjoy some games and puzzles.
There is no registration needed. We hope to see you there!
During the month of June, the Smart Community Room will feature artwork by Scott and Brenda Wesley. Both artists, who are residents of Unadilla, work primarily in acrylic and mixed media. Stop in anytime the library is open to view their work.
This exhibit can be viewed beginning on June 5th.
The Sidney Library will be closed on Monday, May 26th in observance of Memorial Day. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday.
Local crafters will be pleased with the May art exhibition in Sidney Library’s Smart Community Room. It features works by the Afton Piece Corps Quilters, a group of talented members who transformed imagery from books into quilts and wall hangings.
We invite the public to stop in anytime our library is open and enjoy the show.
Next week, April 27th – May 3rd, is National Preservation Week, which takes time to recognize the importance of libraries and other institutions when it comes to preserving books, manuscripts, films, maps, and artwork.
Last year, the Sidney Library and Sidney Historical Association collaborated to digitize the following local newspapers: The Sidney Record, The Sidney Enterprise, and the Tri-Town News. Click the graphic above to view the archives.
The Friends of the Libraries are holding their big book sale April 10-12. This is held in the Smart Community Room and offers hardcover and softcover books, as well as CD’s, DVD’s, and magazines for sale.
The hours are as follows:
Do you have a camera you’d like help learning how to use? Or, are you interested in connecting with other photographers? Join Thomas Hunter (local photographer) and others for the Photography Club’s second meeting. It will be held at 6:00pm on Monday, March 3rd in the Community Room. Be sure to bring your camera!