Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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Thursday’s Free Movie – Kubo and the Two Strings

Our next free children’s movie this summer is Kubo and the Two Strings. Join us on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 1pm in our Smart Community Room. We will have the air conditioning on and you are welcome to bring your own snacks or lunch if you’d like.

Watch the movie’s trailer below:

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Family Entertainment – Traveling Farm

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Families are invited to join us on Wednesday July 19th, 2017 at 6:30pm for the second summer family program in our Smart Community Room. The theme is farm – attendees will meet a local farmer and her traveling farm animals!

This event is free to all. We hope to see you there.

Thanks to the Friends of the Libraries for sponsoring this event.

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Thursday’s Free Movie – Moana

Our first free children’s movie this summer is Moana. Join us on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 1pm in our Smart Community Room. We will have the air conditioning on and you are welcome to bring your own snacks or lunch if you’d like.

Watch the movie’s trailer below:

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Family Entertainment – What’s the Buzz About Bees

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Come learn how bees help build a better world! Bees are the reason we have food to eat, and much more. Families are invited to join us on Wednesday July 12th, 2017 at 6:30pm for the first summer family program in our Smart Community Room. We will begin the evening by reading a story about bees. Then we will meet a real beekeeper and see some of the equipment used in beekeeping.

This event is free to all. We hope to see you there.

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Harry Potter Trivia Night for Teens 7/11

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Teens (students going into grades 7-12) are encouraged to join us for Harry Potter Trivia Night at the Sidney Library. We will be back in the Smart Community Room beginning at 6pm on Tuesday, July 11th, 2017.

Registration is encouraged – call us at 563-1200 and let us know you’d like to join us for trivia, or click here to register online.

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Teen Tuesdays – Summer Activities

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Teen Tuesdays is a free weekly program for young adults going into grades 7-12. Join us every Tuesday from 6-7 pm this summer: July 11th to August 15th, 2017. We’ll be doing a variety of activities, from smoothie making to trivia night.

Registration is recommended. To register and see the weekly topics, click here and browse the calendar!

Our first Teen Tuesday program will be Harry Potter Trivia Night on July 11th, 2017 at 6:00 in the Smart Community Room. Registration is encouraged!

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Kids Summer Book Club

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Kids Summer Book Club Registration will be held next Thursday, June 29th, 2017 from 3:00 – 5:00pm in the children’s area. All participants will receive their first book at sign-up!

Here’s more info about each book club:

  • Book Buddies Summer Book Club for 1st – 3rd graders will read 3 books throughout the summer
    • Meetings will be Thursdays July 13, July 27, & August 10 from 3:00-4:00pm. We will havea book discussion, activity/craft, and finish with a snack. Parents are encouraged to attend with their child, and each book you read is yours to keep!
  • Book Blazers Summer Book Club for 4th – 6th graders will read 3 books throughout the summer
    • Meetings will be Thursdays July 20, August 3, & August 17 from 3:00 – 4:00pm. We will have a book discussion, activity/craft, and finish with a snack. Each book you read is yours to keep!

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Kids – Help Us Celebrate National Library Week 4/9

We are looking for kids to help us celebrate National Library Week with Library BINGO! During the week of April 9-15, 2017, BINGO cards will be available in the children’s area for kids to complete. Turn in your finished BINGO card at the circulation desk and receive a book and prize from our treasure box.

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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.

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Reminder: Book it to the Beach 3/18

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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.