Sidney Memorial Public Library

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


Twilight Tales Resumes 4/5

Twilight Tales, our evening story time for kids, will resume on Wednesday nights from 6:30 – 7:00 pm, beginning April 5th, 2017.

This is a short story time to accommodate those who cannot make it to our daytime story times.  We read a few stories and sing a few songs.  It isn’t too long so the kiddos can still make it to bed on time.


One-on-One Tech Help 3/29

Need help with your smartphone? Do you have a question about Windows 10? Come to our Open Hours on Wednesday, March 29th anytime between 4-6pm to get one on one help with your technology questions. Open Hours are held in our Public Computing Center (downstairs in the library basement).


Movie Showing – Brooklyn – 3/26


brooklynThe Library Friends will be showing a free movie for all on Sunday, March 26th, 2017 at 1:30pm. Come watch Brooklyn in the Smart Community Room. This is a historical drama set in 1950’s New York City and features Irish-American actor Saoirse Ronan.

Watch the trailer below:


Reminder: Book it to the Beach 3/18

flip flops beach summer

Don’t forget about Book it to the Beach this Saturday March 18th, 2017 from 2-3pm. Our library staff has prepared a fun afternoon of stories, crafts, and sand play. Don’t forget to bring a towel to sit on! All children and families are welcome to this free event.


Book it to the Beach 3/18

Put on your flip-flops, grab your sunglasses, and come to the library for some beach time fun. We invite families to join us for stories, crafts, and sand play. Don’t forget to bring a towel to sit on! The big day is THIS Saturday March 18th, 2017 from 2-3pm in our Community Room.


Solar Energy Presentation 3/18

Are you a homeowner who is interested in learning more about solar energy? Join award-winning solar designer and world-renowned solar thermal trainer Todd Paternoster will be on hand to share his knowledge of solar systems and installation techniques. Mr. Paternoster will present on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 10:30am in the Smart Community Room. If you are thinking of updating to solar or just curious about the subject, we encourage you to attend.

This presentation is free and open to the public.


Book Discussion Group to Meet 3/14

The Friends of the Libraries will host their monthly book discussion on March 14, 2017 at 11:30am. This month the group will discuss the book The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis. All are welcome to attend!

You can see the group’s future reads on the Friends page of our website.


Unusual Perennials presentation 3/11

The Sidney Library will welcome Cornell Cooperative Extension / Broome Master Gardener Tony Antes on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 10:30am. His topic will be Unusual Perennials. If you are tired of the “same old” in perennials, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn about some different plants that can be added to your garden to change it up a bit. Mr. Antes will also be available to answer any gardening questions.

This presentation is free and open to the public. We hope you will join us!