Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838


Book Discussion Group

Please note the change in day beginning in 2017: The Friends of the Libraries book discussion group meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 11:30am in the Smart Community Room. New members are always welcome.

If you would like to join the Book Discussion Group and need a copy of the book, just stop by our circulation desk and ask for one.


The Friends show a movie on the big screen once a month. This event is free and open to the public. Movies are shown in the Smart Community Room on the 4th Sunday of the month, beginning at 1:30 pm.

  • September 24th – Hidden Figures
  • October 22nd – The Zookeeper’s Wife
  • November 26th – Lion
  • January 28th – Sully
  • February 25th – La La Land
  • March 25th – Gifted

Book Sale

The Friends of the Libraries sponsor both a la carte (small) and large book sales.  A la carte book sales are often held monthly or twice monthly. The larger book sales are less frequent but have more books and different media available, including magazines and movies.

  • Books A La Carte (smaller sale)
    • first Thursday and third Saturday of the month, 10am – noon
  • Big Book Sale
    • October 26-28, 2017. More details coming soon.