Sidney Memorial Public Library

8 River Street Sidney, NY 13838

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Make a Minion 7/29

Does your school-age child or teen love minions, those little creatures from Despicable Me? Join us on Wednesday July 29th, 2015 at 1pm to create your own small minion from polymer clay. We will sculpt them and bake them here at the library.

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Tall Tale Heroes Program on 7/29

Our Family Entertainment program is an exciting one. On Wednesday, July 29th 2015 at 6:30pm, we will learn about Tall Tales through storytelling and other fun activities. Come listen to stories and create your own tall tale. Don’t miss this fun event!

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Get Answers to Your Tech Questions on 7/27

If you would like to change the settings on your iPhone but are not sure where to start…

If you want to know how to set up your new laptop…

If you would like one-on-one assistance with your tablet…

If you would like to use the laptops for genealogy research…

…Join us in the PCC (Public Computing Center, downstairs in the library) on Monday July 27th, 2015 from 11am – 1pm for Open Hours.

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Merry Mischief 7/22

Our next family entertainment night will feature Merry Mischief - a duo of musicians who will perform their favorite pirate themed music. Join us on Wednesday July 22, 2015 at 6:30pm in the Smart Community Room for this fun event.

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

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Book Club to Meet 7/21

Are you a fan of 19th century literature? Be sure to join the Friends of the Libraries‘ book discussion group on Tuesday, July 21st 2015 at 11:30am in the Smart Community Room as they discuss this month’s book – Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy. All are welcome.

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Zombie Makeup Workshop for Teens 7/15

Do you know a middle- or high-school student who loves zombies? We are hosting a Zombie Makeup Workshop on Wednesday July 15th 2015 at 1pm where kids and teens can learn the tricks behind movie makeup. They will get a chance to be both the makeup artist and model. We have all the supplies for this free event.

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Super Hero Academy for Kids 7/15

The family entertainment for next week is Super Hero Academy for kids. Bring your little ones to the Smart Community Room on Wednesday July 15th, 2015 at 6:30pm, where they will create their own superhero costume (and one for their ‘sidekick’ if they bring a stuffed animal), complete an obstacle course, and get an official superhero certificate.

Don’t forget to keep reading. Bring in your completed summer reading logs to earn free books!

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Google Class 7/14

Did you know that Google can do more than just search? It is a very powerful search engine that has a variety of tricks to make your life easier. Join us for a computer class on this topic Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 1pm in the Public Computing Center.

This class is free but registration is required. Sign up online, call 563-1200, or let us know when you are visiting the Sidney Library.

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Write Your Own Review

This summer, fun at the library isn’t just for children. Adults are invited to the library for an ongoing activity.

Once you’ve read a book, pick up a book review form at the Sidney Library’s front desk. Tell us what you think of the book, and you will be entered to win one of many prizes donated by local businesses.

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Children’s Programs This Week

Be sure to visit the Sidney Library this week for some fun activities.

  • Wed. July 8 at 6:30pm – Mike the Juggler will be performing in our Smart Community Room. Thank you to the Friends of the Libraries, who are sponsoring this event.
  • Thurs. July 9 at 3:00pm – Kids Super Fun Hour is being held in our Public Computing Center (in the library basement). This week, we are inspired by Mike the Juggler and will make our own juggling balls so we can practice!