Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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Beekeeping Presentation 3/1

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Many of our patrons have commented on the beautiful nature and animal photography of Lucinda VanVleck hanging in the Smart Community Room this month. We are excited that Ms. VanVleck, the secretary for the Southern Tier Beekeepers’ Association, will speak about the art of beekeeping this Saturday, March 1st at 11:00am in the Smart Community Room. We hope you can join us for what promises to be an informative talk.

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Tax Forms Are In

If you haven’t stopped into the Sidney Library’s DVD room recently, please note that we have set up a table where you can pick up both Federal and NYS tax forms and instruction booklets.

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Movie Showing 2/23

The Friends of the Libraries will be showing the movie Lincoln, directed by Steven Spielberg and featuring Daniel Day-Lewis (as Abraham Lincoln) and Sally Field (as Mary Todd Lincoln). Join us tomorrow, Sunday February 23rd at 1:00pm in the Smart Community Room. The event is free to the public. You can view the movie trailer below.

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Children’s Events This Week

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In addition to the wonderful children’s programs already in place, there are two special events for kids this week.

  • Kids age 3-7 are invited to attend our Olympics Party, in celebration of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games. This Friday, February 21st from 10:30-11:30am in the Smart Community Room, we hope you will join us for reading, crafting, and game playing.
  • The children’s movie this month is Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 and will be shown this Thursday, February 20th at 1pm in the Smart Community Room. You can read more about the movie and watch its trailer by clicking here to view our original post for the event.

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Celebrate the Beatles – Thurs 2/20

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This is one of two presentations by Dave Hawley in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the British Invasion. On Thursday, February 20th at 7pm, Dave will show the episode of the Ed Sullivan Show featuring debut of the Beatles; this is the entire episode, including all other performers and commercials true to the original show.

Dave’s other Beatles event will be Monday, February 24th. Visit the Programs page for full details.

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Health Insurance Presentation Tues 2/18

Are you uninsured or seeking information about health insurance options? The Mothers & Babies Perinatal Network is sponsoring a community presentation, open to all, on Tuesday February 18th, from 6 – 7:30pm in the Smart Community Room. They can help you understand more about if you are eligible for health insurance through the New York State of Health (NY’s marketplace for health insurance).

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Library Closed on Mon 2/17

In observance of Presidents’ Day, the Sidney Library will be closed on Monday, February 17th. We will open at our normal time on Tuesday.

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Sidney Library Opening Late Today 2/14

Due to the weather, the Sidney Library will open at 11:00am. Drive safely and we will see you soon!

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Library Closing Early Today, 2/13

Due to the inclement weather, the Sidney Library will be closing early at 4:30pm today, February 13th.

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Book Displays

Displayed on the end of each aisle in the adult section of the Sidney Library, you may have noticed that we feature books of different topics. If one catches your eye, please come in and check it out.

Non-Fiction:

  • NY Times Bestsellers of 2013
  • Disorder (Serial Killers, etc)
  • Presidents
  • Cookbooks
  • Personal Health
  • Non-fiction that reads like fiction
  • Preparing for Spring (Garden Planning)

Fiction:

  • Paperbacks
  • Classics
  • Books to Read with a Glass of Wine and Box of Tissues
  • Armchair Escapes
  • Cold Weather Reads
  • Circus Themed Books
  • Greek Mythology

Also, the main display in the Sidney Library for February features Love Stories and books about Friendship.