Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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Upcoming Computer Workshops for June

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Sidney Library’s Public Computing Center is offering a number of workshops during the month of June. A sample of topics include:

  • Introduction to Windows 8
  • How to Use Ancestry.com, Library Edition
  • Documents and Folders (keeping your computer organized)

Open hours have also been established. During these times, patrons are welcome to stop by for one-on-one help, such as using their e-reader or help using a particular website. In addition, we have scanners and a Mac computer available for use.

Click here to view the complete June 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 or stopping in to the Sidney Library.

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Library Closed for Memorial Day – Monday 5/26

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The Sidney Library will be closed on Monday, May 26th in observance of Memorial Day. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday.

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Remember to Vote

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Tuesday, May 20th is voting day, and Sidney Memorial Public Library’s annual budget is part of that vote. We encourage you to vote between 7:00am and 8:00pm. For those of you in the Sidney School District, your voting location is the Sidney High School lobby (outside the auditorium).

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Book Club – Tuesday 5/20

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Friends of the Libraries will host their monthly book club meeting, at which they will discuss F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. New members are welcome to join them at 11:30am on Tuesday May 20th in the Smart Community Room.

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Jazz Performance – Sunday 5/18

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Miles Ahead Jazz Quartet, a talented group of musicians from the Binghamton music scene, will be performing in the Sidney Library’s Smart Community Room on Sunday May 18th at 1:30pm. We are excited to be hosting them and hope you will join us!

If you are interested, click here to hear a sample of their music – it will automatically play once the website loads.

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Solar & Energy Conservation Presentation – Wednesday 5/14

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Are you interested in learning more about solar electric and heating systems? On Wednesday, May 14th at 6:30pm in the Smart Community Room, solar expert Todd Paternoster will present an overview of both systems and help building owners make educated decisions about future upgrades to their homes. He will also share energy conservation tips to help reduce costs. We invite you to attend this free program.

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Featured Artist for May – Afton Piece Corps Quilters

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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.

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Computer Classes for May

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If you or anyone you know are interested in learning new computer skills, we invite you to check out the new computer classes being offered in May in our Public Computing Center. Topics include:

  • computer basics;
  • Microsoft Word;
  • email;
  • Facebook;
  • Pinterest;
  • downloading and accessing photos from your digital camera; and
  • using online services relating to the library system.

If you are interested, click here to view the calendar of classes. You can sign up online, by calling the library, or registering at the circulation desk.