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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

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