Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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Movie Screenings for Adults and Teens 8/5 & 8/12

The next two movies in our science fiction themed collection are Jurassic Park and The Unforeseen. These films will be shown on the big screen in our Smart Community Room. We hope you will join us!

Jurassic ParkAugust 5th at 6:00pm

 

The UnforeseenAugust 12th at 2:30pm

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Sherlock Holmes Book Discussion 8/7

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Thursday, August 7th at 6:30pm will be the third installment of our adult summer book club meeting, held in the Smart Community Room. The next topic is Sherlock Holmes, and readers are encouraged to read a book of their choice. A few ideas of Sherlock Holmes related books include:

A complete list of suggestions can be found in the Sidney Library (on the flier titled Literary Elements) or by you can click here to download the flier as a .pdf file.

 

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Kids Program – Fizztastic Science Magic Show 7/30

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Watch the children erupt into laughter when Doctor VilCaino, aka Ron Cain, appears at the Sidney Memorial Public Library on Wednesday, July 30th at 10:00am.  There will be illusions that celebrate science and feature great scientists like Albert Einstein and Thomas Edison.  This performance is sponsored by the Friends of the Libraries and is free and open to all.

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Science Experiments for Kids – August

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As part of our summer entertainment program, the Sidney Library staff will host science experiments for school age kids. These activities use everyday household objects to learn more about science in our world. The dates and topics for August are:

Grades K-3: Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30pm

  • August 5 -Weather Science
  • August 12 – Density & Buoyancy

Grades 4-6: Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30pm

  • August 6 – Optical Illusions
  • August 13 – Forces

 

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Movie Screenings for Kids 7/24 & 7/31

The Sidney Library will show children’s movies on the big screen in our Smart Community Room. These movies are free to the public. Food is not provided but you are welcome to bring your own.

UpJuly 24th at 1:00pm

 

Meet the RobinsonsJuly 31st at 1:00pm

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Movie Screenings for Adults 7/22 & 7/29

We will continue with our science and science fiction themed movies this summer by showing the following two movies for adults and teens in the Smart Community Room.

 

The Day After TomorrowJuly 22nd at 2:30pm

World War ZJuly 29th at 6:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quYC1wcfGVE

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Kids Program – The Dirtmeister 7/24

In recognition of this year’s theme of “Fizz, Boom, Read!”, we are pleased to present Soda Bottle Science – A Delightful Deluge of Dirt Cheap Science Experiments That Go Fizz, Boom and Pop! by winning author and science celebrity Steve “The Dirtmeister” Tomecek.  Steve will be at the Sidney Library on Wednesday, July 23rd at 10:00 am. During the program, Steve will explore over a dozen different science experiments that kids can safely do at home using soda bottles, coffee cans, sandwich bags and other household items. This event is free and open to the public. Following the program, Steve will be available to meet and greet the audience and will also be available to autograph copies of some of his awesome books including his Scholastic books, Soda Bottle Science, Coffee Can Science, and Sandwich Bag Science.

Thank you to the Friends of the Libraries for sponsoring this wonderful event.

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Nonfiction Science Book Club 7/24

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Thursday, July 24th at 6:30pm will be the second installment of our adult summer book club meeting, held in the Smart Community Room. The next topic is nonfiction science, and readers are encouraged to read a book of their choice. A few ideas of nonfiction science related books include:

A complete list of suggestions can be found in the Sidney Library (on the flier titled Literary Elements) or by you can click here to download the flier as a .pdf file.

 

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Kids Program – Dan Chase & His Reptiles 7/16

On Wednesday, July 16th at 6:30pm, Dan the Snakeman will be doing a program at the Sidney Library. This program, which is free and open to families, will be a time for Dan to share information about his reptiles and children will also be able to touch some of the animals. We hope you can join us!

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Book Discussion Group to Meet 7/15

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The Friends of the Libraries will host their monthly book discussion on Tuesday, July 15th at 11:30am in the Smart Community Room. This month’s book is Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland. New members are always welcome.