Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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Featured Artist for February – Lucinda VanVleck

bumblebee photograph by Lucinda VanVleck

bumblebee photograph by Lucinda VanVleck

If you are in the Sidney Library this month, be sure to take an extra minute to stop by the art exhibit in the Smart Community Room. This month’s featured artist is Lucinda VanVleck, who photographs nature, and has a special interest in honeybees. We hope you enjoy her work.

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Children’s Movie – Rescheduled for 2/20

Children can come see Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 at the Sidney Library – Rescheduled to Thursday February 20th at 1pm. This free showing of the movie will be in the Smart Community Room, and we hope you will come join us! You can watch the movie trailer below.

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Movie Showing 1/26

On January 26th, the Friends of the Libraries will host a movie showing of Quartet, released in 2012 and starring Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, and Billy Connolly. This movie is free to the public, and begins at 1:30pm in the Smart Community Room. You can watch the trailer below!

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Book Sale 1/25

The Friends of the Libraries are holding an A La Carte book sale tomorrow, January 25th, from 10am-12noon, in the main lobby of the Sidney Library. Come check out our selection of paperback and hardcovers for sale.

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Library Closed 1/20

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Sidney Memorial Public Library will be closed on Monday, January 20th. We will re-open Tuesday January 21st at 9:00am.

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January Book Discussion 1/21

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Friends of the Libraries will hold their monthly book discussion this Tuesday, January 21st at 11:30am. If you have read The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, come join the Friends in the Smart Community Room to talk about the book.

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Library Survey Now Online

If you haven’t yet completed a Sidney Library (and branches) survey on paper, please take a moment to complete it online. Your responses will help us to improve our services.

Click here to visit the survey directly, or you can visit the Survey page on our website for more information.

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Community Game Day

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There will be a Community Game Day this Saturday, January 18th from 12:00 – 3:30pm in our Smart Community Room. Bring your family down to the library for board games and puzzles. You can bring your own family-friendly games, or play one of the games provided.

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Writers’ Group

Are you interested in participating in a writers’ group? Members bring their writing (poetry, short stories, drafts of longer fiction and non-fiction they are working on) and share it with other members for feedback.

If you would like to be a part of a new writers’ group, please contact Judy Gray at Sidney Library by calling 563-1200 or emailing si.judyg@4cls.org.

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Digital Photography Workshop on Wednesday 1/15

Join us on Wednesday, January 15th at 6:30pm in the Community Room for a wonderful workshop being presented by Sidney local Thomas Hunter, of Creative Images by Thomas. Bring your own digital camera and learn more about some of its features. A complete description of this program can be found by visiting the Program page.