Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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Book Discussion Group to Meet 7/15

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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.

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Featured Artist for July – Heather Mowris

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Heather Mowris is the featured artist in the Sidney Library’s Smart Community Room for the month of July. Her work covers many media, including pencil, colored pencil, mosaic, and acrylic painting. We encourage you to stop by and visit the exhibit any time our library is open.

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Movie Screenings for Kids 7/10 & 7/17

The Sidney Library will show children’s movies on the big screen in our Smart Community Room. These movies are free to the public. Food is not provided but you are welcome to bring your own.

Horton Hears a WhoJuly 10th at 1:00pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLRVr_Mp8T8

 

Cloudy with a Chance of MeatballsJuly 17th at 1:00pm

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Kids Program with Barb Field 7/9

Families are invited to join us for a free program at the Sidney Library on Wednesday July 9th at 6:30pm Barb Field and her character Professor Womboggle join us for the program Fizz, Boom, Read! Professor Womboggle is a goofy science professor with a trunk full of wacky and hilariously funny experiments.  She will amaze and entertain you with science principles relating to everyday life with hands on experiments.

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Photography Club Update

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Rather than having a formal meeting, photography club will meet in the library parking lot this July & August, on the second Sunday of each month at 9:30am, to photograph on location with the support of experienced members when needed. New members are always welcome.

If you have questions, please contact club organizer Thomas Hunter through the contact form on his website.

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Movie Screenings for Adults and Teens 7/8 & 7/15

The first two movie screenings to go with our adult summer programming theme of science and science fiction are the movies Gravity and Ender’s Game. All movies are free to the public and are being shown in our air conditioned Smart Community Room. You will find the date, time, and trailer of these two movies below.

 

GravityJuly 8th at 2:30pm

 

Ender’s GameJuly 15th at 6:00pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vP0cUBi4hwE

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Library Closed Independence Day 7/4

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In observance of Independence Day, the Sidney Library will be closed Friday, July 4th 2014. We will resume regular hours on Friday.

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Science Experiments for Kids – July

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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

 

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Mad Scientist Book Club 7/10

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Thursday, July 10th at 6:30pm will be the first adult summer book club meeting, held in the Smart Community Room. The first topic is mad scientists, and readers are encouraged to read a book of their choice. A few ideas of mad scientist related books include:

A complete list of suggestions can be found in the Sidney Library (on the flier titled Literary Elements) or by you can click here to download the flier as a .pdf file.

 

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Kids’ Summer Activities at the Branch Libraries

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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