Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838 / (607) 563-1200


Delaware County Historical Program 10/4


We are excited that Tim Duerden and Ray LaFever of the Delaware County Historical Association will be here on Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 at 6:30pm. They will present their new book Images of America: Delaware County which any local history lover will not want to miss. It features photos and stories from the DCHA’s archives.

This program is free to the public – we hope to see you there!


Movie Matinees are Back

The Friends of the Libraries will resume their movie matinees on Sunday, September 25th at 1:30pm. These movies are free and open to the public.

This month’s movie is Bridge of Spies and features Tom Hanks. Set during the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court. You can watch the trailer below.


Artist on Display

Come see the artwork of local artist Joanne Osterhout in the Sidney Library’s Smart Community Room. Ms. Osterhout and her husband Warren live in Bainbridge and founded Dust Bunny Frames. Her photography is displayed in their handmade frames, built from recycled barn wood.

This artwork is on display through October, and can be viewed anytime the library is open.


Book Club to Meet 9/20


This month’s book discussion, hosted by the Friends of the Libraries, will meet on Tuesday September 20th at 11:30am in the Smart Community Room. All are welcome to join us as we discuss Delicious!, a book written by Ruth Reichl.

To see future book club books, check the list here.


Meet the Author 9/20


On Tuesday, September 20th at 6:30pm, the Sidney Library will host author Ginnah Howard for a presentation on her book I’m Sick of This Already: At-Risk Learning in a High School Class. Ms Howard’s book is a work of nonfiction and focuses on her work with a challenging group of rural students as she helped them with literacy.

This program is free and open to the public. Please join us in the Smart Community Room!


New After School Program Begins 9/8


School age kids are invited to join us after school on Thursdays from 3:00 – 5:00pm for a new program called Afterschool Explorers. Kids will have fun with experiments, educational games, creative writing, arts & crafts, movement activities, and more.

Kids ages 5 and up are welcome.