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:
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.
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:
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.
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:
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!
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.
Heather Mowris is the featured artist in the Sidney Library’s Smart Community Room for the month of July. Her work covers many media, including pencil, colored pencil, mosaic, and acrylic painting. We encourage you to stop by and visit the exhibit any time our library is open.