Food for Fines

From June 22nd to August 31st, our library is participating in the food for fine forgiveness program. Juvenile patrons (under 18) can have their overdue fines forgiven if they donate one canned or non-perishable food item. Lost or replacement fines will not be forgiven. All collected food will be donated to the Sandy Creek/Lacona Food Pantry.

Teen Guitar Lessons



There will be FREE acoustic guitar lessons for teens (ages 13-19) from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm on June 25, 26, 28, and 29.

The lessons will be taught by local music teacher Jackie Hobbs.

Participants are expected (if possible) to attend all four lessons.

The lessons are for all levels and space is limited to ten teens.

Please bring your own acoustic guitar. If you do not have a guitar then one will be provided.

Please register either in person, by phone at 315-387-3732, or send us a Facebook message. Please leave your name, age, phone number, and whether you will be bringing your own guitar or not.

Knit & Crochet Group

Ainsworth Memorial Library’s

Knit and Crochet Group

(For all ages and levels)

Drop in every Thursday between 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm or stay the entire two hours!

Instruction will be provided by our very own Sherry Webb!

Please bring in your projects and your own supplies.

Check Our New App!

Check Out the North Country Library System App! 

(For Apple & Android)

With this app you can:

*Use your digital library card

*Search for materials

*Reserve & Renew Items

*Manage your account

*Get account notifications

*View the Library's event calendar

Board of Trustees Meeting

The next Library Board of Trustees Meeting will be held on Monday, July 9th at 6:00 pm.  The public is welcome to attend.


Annie Porter Ainsworth Memorial Library
6064 South Main Street PO Box 69
13145-0069 Sandy Creek , NY
United States
Phone: 315-387-3732
Fax: 315-387-2005
43° 38' 37.5972" N, 76° 5' 9.8772" W
New York US

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