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Board/Foundation minutes March 2019

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Board
March 11, 2019

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jane Holechek, and Kim Hofrock via phone call.

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director Sandy Nelson and Stephanie Mika.
Absent: Jen Ramsey, Sandy White
Meeting called to order at: 4:06pm.

Friends Report given by: Sherm

  • The Friends group rescheduled the Birthday party for Dr. Seuss for March 21
    from 4-6.  Last scheduled date was postponed due to weather.

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the February 11, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Kim.
APPROVED: All
Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills for the February 11, 2019, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Kim.
APPROVED: All
 Old Business:

  • Sherm is still giving monthly library updates on KSID Radio.

New Business:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING April 8, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:20.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
March 11, 2019

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jane Holechek, and Kim Hofrock via phone call.
Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Sandy Nelson, and Stephanie Mika

Absent: Jennifer Ramsey, and Sandy White

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:20

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the February 11, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Kim.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills:  A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills for the February 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Kim.
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

BUSINESS NEW:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  April 8, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:25pm.

Board/Foundation Minutes February 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD
February 11, 2019

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jen Ramsey, Jane Holechek, 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: Sherm

  • Library Lovers Month is being celebrated in February.
  • The Friends group are planning a Birthday party for Dr. Seuss on March 2
    from 10-2

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jen to approve the minutes of the January 14, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Libby to approve the bills for the January 2019, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • A motion was made by Jen to approve Kim Hofrock for the Sidney Public Library Board/Foundation. The motion was seconded by Libby.

New Business:

  • The library’s web hosting package has been upgraded.
  • The library does not have free tax forms this year.
  • Sherm applied for and received an Internship grant to be able to hire a student that is interested in working at a library. Applications will be available in April and the student will work the months of June and July to learn the different aspects of the library.

NEXT REGULAR MEETING March 11, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:20.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
February 11, 2019

Board Members Present: Libby Soucie, Jane Holechek, Jennifer Ramsey, and Sandy White
Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Eileen Nightingale, and Stephanie Mika

Absent:
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:20

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the January 14, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills:  A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills for the January 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

  • Lighting upgrade was completed in February. Staff is very happy with new lights.

BUSINESS NEW:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  March 11, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:30pm.

 

Board/Foundation Minutes December 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
December 10, 2018

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

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Franki
Beeken, Vickie Morlock and Stephanie Mika.
Absent:
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.
 
Friends Report given by:
Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jen to approve
the minutes of the November 13, 2018 meeting. 
The motion was seconded by Ami.
APPROVED: All

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

 Old Business:

  • Outside lights have been installed.
  • Installation of new lights in the
    building has begun.
  • There have been no applicants for the
    open Board position 

New Business:

  • Staff/Board luncheon will be on
    December 17.
  • Sherm will give the annual report to
    the City Council and to the County Commissioners.
  • Sherm installed a security camera in
    the staff area. 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: January 14, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:15

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
December 10, 2018

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

 Also
Present:
Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Franki Beeken, Vickie Morlock and
Stephanie Mika

Absent:

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:20

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

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

BUSINESS OLD:   

BUSINESS NEW:  

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  January 14,
2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE
MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT
: 4:25pm.

Annual minutes January 2018

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
FOUNDATION
Annual Meeting
January 8, 2018

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

Meeting Called to order at:  4:45pm.

The audit
will be done in January and will be reported at the February meeting.

Jane made a motion that officers will remain the same for the next year.  The motion was seconded by Libby. 
Approved: All
The next meeting will be held January 2019
There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 5:00pm

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