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Board/Foundation Minutes November 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
November 13, 2018

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jen Ramsey, Jane Holechek, Ami Jaggers and Sandy White

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Eileen Nightingale and Stephanie Mika.
Absent:
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.

Friends Report given by: 

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the October 9, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jen to approve the bills for the October 2018, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • The roof had another leak. It has been fixed.

New Business:

  • The Girl Scouts will decorate a Christmas tree for the Library.
  • Eileen and Franki will decorate the Library at the Museum.
  • A motion was made by Libby to approve the Annual Report. The motion was seconded by Jen.

APPROVED: ALL

  • Ami submitted her letter of resignation effective after the December 10 meeting. 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: December 10, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:55

 

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
November 13, 2018

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jane Holechek, Jennifer Ramsey, Ami Jaggers and Sandy White
Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Eileen Nightingale and Stephanie Mika
Absent:
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  5:00

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the October 9, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills:  A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills for the October 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

BUSINESS NEW:

  • The Library received the Thompson Grant for $2,500 to be used for the new lighting.

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  December 10, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 5:05pm.

Board/Foundation Minutes October 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
October 9, 2018

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jen Ramsey, Jane Holechek and Sandy White

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Vickie Morlock, Frances Beeken and Stephanie Mika.
Absent: Ami Jaggers
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.

Friends Report given by: Sherm

  • The puzzle tournament will take place October 28. So far 15 teams have signed up.

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the September 10, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jen to approve the bills for the September 2018, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • Sherm demonstrated the new security cameras that are placed behind the desk, in the maker space and in the entry way.

 New Business:

  • There was an issue with a juvenile patron. The child’s mother was invited to attend the board meeting but didn’t come.  So no action will be taken.
  • Sherm attended the NLA conference and reported that it was very informative
  • After some research, the light fixtures in the library will eventually all be switched out to a more energy efficient LED fixture. All of the outdoor fixtures will be replaced also.
  • Sherm submitted a request to the Thompson Foundation grant for the new LED lighting.

A motion was made by Jane to go into closed session for personnel reasons at 4:30. The motion was seconded by Jen.

The Board reconvened at 4:35. 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: November 13, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:35.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
October 9, 2018

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jane Holechek, Jennifer Ramsey and Sandy White

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, and Stephanie Mika

Absent: Ami Jaggers.

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:40 pm.

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the September 10, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the bills for the September 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

BUSINESS NEW:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  November 13, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:45 pm.

 

 

Board/Foundation minutes September 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
September 10, 2018

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jen Ramsey, Jane Holechek and Ami Jaggers.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Sandy Nelson, Frances Beeken and Stephanie Mika.
Absent: Sandy White
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.

Friends Report given by: Sherm

  • FOSPL held a book drive in August.
  • September is National library card sign up for Kindergartners. The winning class will be treated to a Popsicle party.

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the August 13, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Libby to approve the bills for the August 2018, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Ami.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • Sherm reported that there will be a 10% budget cut.

New Business:

  • A motion was made by Jane to approve the 2018-2019 budget. The motion was seconded by Libby.
    APPROVED: ALL
  • A motion was made by Ami to approve the new hours of operation. Monday-Thursday 9-6 and Saturday 9-5. The motion was seconded by Jane.
    APPROVED: ALL
  • A motion was made by Libby to move the October 8th meeting to October 9th due to the Columbus Day holiday. The motion was seconded by Jane.
    APPROVED: ALL
  • A motion was made by Jane to move the November 12th meeting to November 13th due to the Veterans Day holiday. The motion was seconded by Ami.
    APPROVED: ALL
  • A motion was made by Libby to close for the morning of October 6 for the Oktoberfest parade. The Library will open at 1.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
  • APPROVED: ALL

A motion was made by Ami to go into closed session for personnel evaluation at 4:20. The motion was seconded by Libby.
The Board reconvened at 4:30.

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: October 9, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:30.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
September 10, 2018

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jane Holechek, Jennifer Ramsey and Ami Jaggers.
Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, and Stephanie Mika
Absent: Sandy White

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:30.

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the August 13, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills: N/A

APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:
BUSINESS NEW:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  October 9, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:40pm.

 

September Audio Books

Adult CD’s
Bennett-Western Dawn
Boggs-Summer of the star
Brown-Tailspin
Coes-Bloody Sunday
Connolly-Bad Men
Coulter-Paradox
Girard-Expose
Graham-Fade to black
Graham-Wicked deeds
Grey-The Rustlers of Pecos County
Hood-Bring me flowers
Johansen-Double blind
L’Amour-The Trail of Crazy Man
Munn-Pocket Island
Nagle-Red River
Paine-Winter moon
Patterson-Private : Princess
Regan-Her mother’s grave|
Regan-The Girl with no name
Regan-Vanishing girls
Roberge-The Tagger herd, Nikki
Roberge-The Tagger herd, Sadie
Rosenfelt-Rescued
Tyler-Clock Dance
Woods-The Money Shot

 

September Easy Readers

Easy Readers

Atkinson-Sir Simon, Super Scarer
Capucilli-Soup
Chriscoe-Bulldozer Dreams
Crimi-I am the boss of this chair
Cummins-Stumpkin
Damm-The Visitor
DiCamillo-Good Rosie
Funk-Lost in the Library
Gilbert-A couch for llama
Greanius-Maximillian Villainous
Hutchings-Delores Thesaurus
Jeffers-Here we are : notes for living on planet Earth
Jeffers-Jingle bells
Lin-A big mooncake for little star
London-Duck and Hippo give thanks
Long-Dance, dance, dance
Long-Fangsgiving
Martin-Skelly’s Halloween
Oliveros-The remember balloons
Pertik-Sammy’s spooktacular Halloween
Ranson-Amanda Panda quits kindergarten
Reagan-How to scare a ghost
Rinker-The 12 sleighs of Christmas
Rutten-The rabbit and the shadow
Senior-Octopants
Tarsky-The wheels on the..uh-oh
Trimmer-Snow Pony and the seven miniature ponies
Wade-A place for Pluto
Wolfer-Nanna’s button tin
Woodson-The Day you begin
Woollard-The Dragon and the nibblesome knight

September-Juvenile Items

Juvenile Fiction

Anna-The Ice Castles
Anna-Daisy Dreamer and the world of make-believe
Anna-The not-so-pretty pixies
Anna-Pop goes the bubble trouble
Anna-Posey, the class pest
Anna-Sparkle Fairies and the Imaginaries
Anna-The Wishing-well spell
Burnham-Teddy Mars
Butler-King & Kayla and the case of the lost tooth
Cheverton-Invasion of the overworld
DiCamillio-Eugenia Lincoln and the unexpected package
DiCamillio-Where are you going, Baby Lincoln
Dougherty-Stinkbomb and Ketchup-face and the quest for the magic porcupine
Easley-The Hotel Between
Fry-The Rise of Earth
Gannon-The Doldrums and the Helmsley curse
Green-Football Champ
Hale-The Princess n Black and the hungry bunny horde
Hanlon-Dory Dory Black Sheep
Hannigan-Winter Wonders
Hegarty-Hero Rising
Kelly-A Prickly problem
Kraatz-Dark side of the moon
Lerangis-80 days or die
Marko-Heroes on the side
Maas-Robin Hood :the one who looked good in green
McMullen-Power Play
Mlynowski-Dragon overnight
Nielsen-Wrath of the storm
O’Connor-Nancy Clancy, Soccer mania
Oh-the Island of Monsters
Patterson-Robot revolution
Riley-Worlds apart
Tueit-The Nebula secret
Mass-The Seventh element (Voyagers)
Wiley-Danger at the haunted gate

Juvenile Non Fiction
Fredericks-Tall, tall tree
Furstinger-unstoppable : True stories of amazing bionic animals
White-2019 Game on! : the only gaming annual you need
Palacio-365 Days of Wonder : Mr. Browne’s Book of Precepts
Hopkinson- Ordinary, extraordinary Jane Austen : the story of six novels, three notebooks,                           a writing box and one clever girl
Hopkinson-The WWII invasion that changed history
Clark-Finland
Orr-Bangledash
Yomtov-Nepal
Sonneborn-Haiti
Bjorkland-Greenland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September-New Adult Books

Fiction
Akhtar-#fashionvictim
Aryan-Mageborn
Aryan-Magefall
Brooks-The Black Elfstone
Brown-Tailspin
Butland-The Lost for Words Bookshop
Byron-A Cajun Christmas Killing
Coble-The House at Saltwater Point
Constantine-The Last Mrs. Parrish
Copperman-Edited Out
Dailey-Texas Free
Dalcher-Vox
De los Santos-I’ll be your blue sky
Graham-Pale as death
Grant-The Daisy Children
Harris-Life according to Perfect
Higgins-Good luck with that
Honeyman-Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine
Hummel-Still lives
Johansen-Look behind you
Johnson-Depth of Winter
Kearsley-Bellewether
King-Whisper me this
Kirk-Code of Justice
Kirk-Code of Pride
Kirk-Code of Vengeance
Krueger-Desolation mountain
Kubica-When the lights go out
Lapena-An unwanted guest
Lippman-Sunburn
MacNeal-The Prisoner in the Castle
Mayer-Fury of a phoenix
Miranda-The Perfect Stranger
Muller-The Breakers
Noblin-Just Fine with Caroline
Nugent-Lying in Wait
Patterson-The Texas Border
Patterson-King of Queens
Pekkanen-The ever after
Quick-The Girl who knew too much
Regan-Little Big Love
Rimmer-Before I let you go
Robb-Leverage in Death
Ryan-Hong Kong Black
Scottoline-Feared
Shipman-The Hope Chest
Slaughter-Pieces of her
Stage-Baby Teeth
Newport-Peace like a river (Sugarcreek Amish Mysteries)
Swain-The King Tides
Tolkien-The Fall of Gondolin
Tracy-The Guilty Dead
Turney-Daughter of war
Walsh-Ghosted
Ward-Where the Line Bleeds
Warren-Storm Front
Williams-The Summer Wives
Woods-The Money Shot
Non-Fiction
Noel-Barrel-aged stout and selling out:Goose Island, Anheuser-Busch, and how craft beer
became big business
Graham-Through my Father’s eyes
Woodward-Fear: Trump in the White House
Meacham-The Soul of America : The battle of our better Angels
Pirro-Liars, Leakers , and Liberals : the case against the anti-Trump conspiracy

 

 

Board/Foundation minutes August 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
August 13, 2018

Board Members Present: Sandy White, Libby Soucie, Jen Ramsey, and Ami Jaggers.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, and Stephanie Mika.
Absent: Jane Holechek
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.

Friends Report given by: N/A

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Ami to approve the minutes of the July 9, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Libby to approve the bills for the July 2018, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Ami.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • Sherm reported on the summer reading program numbers. Overall turnout was good.
  • No budget numbers as of meeting time. There will be no travel or training done unless approved by City Manager.

New Business:

  • A complaint letter from a patron was discussed. There will be no action taken.
  • There have been 2 patrons served with ban and bar letters.
  • Sherm will be attending the NLA convention. He will be covering his own costs.
  • Sandy will email review forms for Sherm to all Board Members.
  • Inventory is now being done.
  • A motion was made by Jen to allow Sherm to turn the public WiFi off during the hours of 10pm and 6am.  The motion was seconded by Ami

APPROVED: ALL 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: September 10, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:50.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
August 13, 2018

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Sandy White, Jennifer Ramsey and Ami Jaggers.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, and Stephanie Mika

Absent: Jane Holechek

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:50.

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the July 9, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Ami to approve the bills for the July meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

 

BUSINESS NEW:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  September 10, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:55pm.

Board/Foundation Minutes July 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
July 9, 2018

Board Members Present: Jane Holechek, Jen Ramsey, and Ami Jaggers.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Sandy Nelson, Eileen Nightingale
and Stephanie Mika.
Absent: Sandy White, Libby Soucie
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.

Friends Report given by: Sherm

  • FOSPL had movie night on July 8.
  • All member meeting will be held July 9

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Ami to approve the minutes of the June 11, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills for the June 2018, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Ami.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • Summer Reading program is going well. The program wraps up on July 24.

New Business: 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: August 13, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:15.

 

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
July 9, 2018

Board Members Present: Jane Holechek, Jennifer Ramsey and Ami Jaggers.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Eileen Nightingale, Sandy Nelson and Stephanie Mika

Absent: Libby Soucie, Sandy White

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:15.

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Ami to approve the minutes of the June 11, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills for the June meeting.  The motion was seconded by Ami.
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

  • Maker Space furniture has been installed.

BUSINESS NEW:

  • The Extension Office purchased a rotary cutter for the laser.

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  August 13, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT:  4:25pm.

Board/Foundation Minutes June

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
June 11, 2018

Board Members Present: Jane Holechek, Sandy White, and Ami Jaggers.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, and Stephanie Mika.
Absent: Jennifer Ramsey, Libby Soucie,
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.

Friends Report given by: Sherm

  • SRP kickoff held May 31 was a success.

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the May 14, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Ami.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills for the May 2018, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Ami.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • There have been no new roof leaks.
  • HVAC still isn’t working properly.
  • The Library will still be receiving funding from E-rate for the Internet access although we opted for a faster speed we will have to pay a little more.  There will be no funding for the phone due to discontinuation of that funding.

New Business:

  • Chautauqua camp started on Monday and will continue through the week for area children.
  • $725 was raised by the Kid’s Korner day care center to be used for Book Mobile repairs.
  • The new Virtual Realty system is set up and been popular with the kids and adults.
  • Budget time is upon us. Nothing on changes that will need to be made. 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: July 9, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:10.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
June 11, 2018

Board Members Present: Jane Holechek, Sandy White, and Ami Jaggers.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, and Stephanie Mika

Absent: Libby Soucie, Jennifer Ramsey

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:15.

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Ami to approve the minutes of the May 14, 2018 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills for the May meeting.  The motion was seconded by Ami.
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

  • Maker Space furniture will be installed June 18. We will be invoiced in July.

BUSINESS NEW:

 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  July 9, 2018
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT:  4:25pm.