In observance of Columbus Day, the Sidney Library will be closed on Monday, October 12th, 2015. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday the 13th.
Our big book sale is coming up this week. This is a three day sale featuring books, movies, magazines, and more at extremely low prices. Come join us in the Smart Community Room on the following Fall 2015 dates:
- Thursday 10/15, 6:00 – 8:00pm
- Friday 10/16, 9:30am – 5:00pm
- Saturday 10/17, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Thanks to the Friends of the Libraries for running this event.
Looking for something fun to do next Thursday October 8th from 2 – 4pm? Since Sidney Central School has a half-day, we will be hosting our fall fun event for children of all ages. Our staff will have crafts, read-aloud stories, and the short movie It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!. We will have cider and donuts for you to enjoy during the movie.
This event is free but registration is required. Please click here to register online or call us at 563-1200 and save your spot today!
Need help with your phone, tablet, or laptop? We are able to help during Open Hours, which are held in our Public Computing Center. You are also welcome to use our laptops to work on genealogy research with Ancestry during this time. Open Hours for October are hosted on:
- Monday October 5th, 2015 from 4 – 6pm
- Thursday October 22nd, 2015 from 4 – 6pm
Guilford Town Historian Tom Gray will present on local history on Tuesday October 6th, 2015 at 6:30pm in the Smart Community Room. Mr. Gray will talk about the Unadilla River Hamlets and how they changed and grew over time. Such topics as local industries, railroads, and various businesses will be discussed. We hope you will join us for this free and informative presentation!
Now that autumn is here, the Friends of the Libraries will resume their monthly movie screenings, which are free and open to the public.
This month’s movie is St. Vincent, a heartfelt comedy featuring Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy. Please join us on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 1:30pm. You can watch the trailer below.
Meg Anderson Argo is our featured artist for the months of September and October. Her beautiful pastels are on display in our Smart Community Room. Stop by and view the exhibit any time the library is open.
Do you enjoy doing genealogy research? Join our Ancestry/Genealogy Club which will meet every 4th Wednesday of the month. The first meeting will be Wednesday September 23rd, 2015 from 6:00 – 7:30pm in the Smart Community Room. You must bring your own laptop.
If you have taken our Researching Family History workshop, or have used Ancestry.com, feel free to join us!