Board/Foundation meetings November 2017

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
November 13, 2017

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

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director and Stephanie Mika.
Absent:
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.
Friends Report given by:
Lisa

  • December 2 will be the Breakfast with Santa fundraiser to be held at Applebee’s.

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the October 10, 2017 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 2017 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • MakerSpace training will begin on November 20-21
  • The Library will partner with the Chamber for a Business After hours for the Maker Space.
    Friends will help with finger foods and adult beverages will be served. This will be December 5, 2017 from 5:30-7:30pm.
  • December 9th will be an open house for families to visit the Maker Space. This will be held from 10:30-12:30pm.
  • The roof has been patched.
  • New Business:
    The Board will have a Christmas Luncheon for staff on December 15.

 NEXT REGULAR MEETING: December 11, 2017
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:20.

Sidney Public Library
Foundation
November 13, 2017

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

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director 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 October 10, 2017 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Lisa to approve the bills for the October 2017 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

 

BUSINESS NEW:

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: December 11, 2017
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT:   4:25 pm.

New Easy Readers

EASY READERS
Alexander – Famously Phoebe
Banks – How to Find an Elephant
Berkner – Pillowland
Border – Merry Christmas, Peanut!
Dyckman – Read the Book, Lemmings
Gassman – Do Not Take Your Dragon to Dinner
Gassman – You Get What You Get
Grant – Through with the Zoo
Herbach – Hair-pocalypse
Ho – Bear and Chicken
Hoban – Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas
Jones – Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker
Jones – Miles McHale, Tattletale
Jones – A Birthday Party for Jesus
Kijima – Polar Bear Postman
Poh – Herbie’s Big Adventure
Petty – There’s Nothing to Do
Prince – Goldenlocks and the Three Pirates
Rockwell – The First Snowfall
Roussey – My Lazy Cat
Verdick – Small Walt
Willard – Gum
Wilson – Hedgehugs

New Juvenile Books/Young Adult

JUVENILE FICTION
Cowell – The Wizards of Once
Falkner – Northwood
Hunter – The Endless Lake
Moderow – Lily’s Mountain
Nix – Have Sword, Will Travel
Ross – Return of the Vinetropes
Skye – Mutant Bunny Island
Townsend – The Trials of Morrigan Crow
Young – The Road to Ever After

JUVENILE NON-FICTION
Cline- Ransome – Before She Was Harriet
George – Smiley : A Journey of Love
Herkert – A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider
McAnulty – Earth : My First 4.6 Billion Years
Wutschke – Room Love : 50 DIY Projects to Design Your Space

YOUNG ADULT
Aceves – The Closest I’ve Come
Alexander – Solo
Connolly – Seriously Hexed
Connolly – Seriously Shifted
Connelly – Seriously Wicked
Green – Turtles All the Way Down
Hurwitz – Last Chance
Lackey – Apex
Tarquini – The Infinite Now

Graphic Novels & CD’s

GRAPHIC NOVELS

Hatke – Legends of Zita the Spacegirl
Hatke – The Return of Zita the Spacegirl
Hatke – Zita the Spacegirl
Himekawa – Four Swords
Himekawa – A Link to the Past
Himekawa – Majora’s Mask
Himekawa – The Minish Cap
Himekawa – Ocarina of Time
Himekawa – Oracle of Ages
Himekawa – Oracle of Seasons
Himekawa – Phantom Hourglass
Wolfman – The New Teen Titans Omnibus

COMPACT DISCS
Evans – Michael Vey (#7) : The Final Spark
Riordan – The Serpent’s Shadow
Sedgwick – Love, Lucas

New Adult Items

ADULT CD’S

Battles – The Aggrieved
Berg – The Story of Arthur Truluv
Bryndza – Dark Water
Bryndza – Night Stalker
Coben – Don’t Let Go
Elliot – Targeted
Follett – A Column of Fire
Freeman – The Bone House
Freeman – Season of Fear
Freeman – Spilled Blood
Gaylin – Into the Dark
Gudenkauf – These Things Hidden
Jackson – See How She Dies
King – Sleeping Beauties
Lagercrantz – The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye
Michaels – High Stakes
Nesbo – The Son
Reichs – Two Nights
Spillane – The Legend of Caleb York
Spillane – The Big Showdown
Thayer – Secrets in Summer
Vaughan – Cade’s Revenge
Vaughan – Long Road to Abilene
White – The Night the Lights Went Out
Wingate – Before We Were Yours
Woods – Quick & Dirty

ADULT FICTION

Aaron – A Dragon of a Different Color
Abbott – The Fever
Alexander – Christmas at Carnton
Andre – You Do Something to Me
Ashford – Whisper of the Moon Moth
Baldacci – The Fix
Beaton – The Witches’ Tree
Benedict – Wolf Season
Blake – Frostblood
Brearton – Buried Secrets
Brogan – Breathe
Chamberlain – Stolen Marriage
Child – The Midnight Line
Connelly – Two Kinds of Truth
Coonts – The Armageddon File
Davis – A Game of Deceit
DeMaio – Cardinal Cabin
DeMille – The Cuban Affair
Denton – The Hideaway
Driscoll – I Am Watching You
Dunn – Act of Betrayal
Evanovich – Hardcore Twenty-Four
Fergus – The Vengeance of Mothers
Fisher – After the Lie
Gaynor – The Cottingley Secret
Grisham – The Rooster Bar
Handler – The Girl with Kaleidoscope Eyes
Hearne – A Plague of Giants
Hill – Strange Weather
Johansen – Mind Game
Kelly – He Said / She Said
Kingsbury – In this Moment
Lackey – Blade of Empire
Macomber – Merry and Bright
Mayer – Rise of a Phoenix
McMurtry – Thalia
Meier – Turkey Trot Murder
Novak – Right Where We Belong
Patterson – The Family Lawyer
Pennell – The Young Wives Club
Sanderson – Oathbringer
Sandford – Deep Freeze
Scalzi – Lock In
Steel – Fairytale
Tallent – My Absolute Darling
Taylor – Nadya’s War
Tracy – Nothing Stays Buried
Ward – Sing, Unburied, Sing
Weir – Artemis
Wendleboe – Hunting the Five Point Killer
Whalen – When We Were Worthy
Wiseman – The Life She Was Given
Wolf – Split Feather
Woods, Quick & Dirty
Yoerg – All the Best People

ADULT NON-FICTION

Attkisson – The Smear : How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See…..
Franken – Al Franken Giant of the Senate
Lucado – Anxious for Nothing
Matthews – Bobby Kennedy : A Raging Spirit
Spinney – Pale Rider
Wilson – The Ketogenic Bible : Finding Calm in a Chaotic World

Board/Foundation meetings October 2017

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
October 10, 2017

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

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director, Brandon Summers, Telegraph and Stephanie Mika.
Absent:
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.
Friends Report given by:
Lisa

  • The Friends will be having the puzzle contest in November.
  • FOSPL week is October 15-21. There will be a table set up in the library with information regarding the group.
  • The pumpkin decoration contest will be held again this year.
  • December 2 will be the Breakfast with Santa fundraiser to be held at Applebee’s.

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the September 11, 2017 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Lisa to approve the bills for the September 2017 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jennifer.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • The Maker Space room is under renovation.
  • The Library will be pairing with the Sidney Create group to promote the Maker Space.

There will be an open house held for the Kids and a Chamber Business after Hours will be held at the Library.  Training will begin in November.

New Business:

  • Sherm will be attending the NLA convention in Kearney. He will be doing a presentation about the Digitalization of the Sidney newspapers.
  • The roof started leaking after further investigation was found to have sustained substantial hail damage. The claim has been turned in to insurance and Sidney Roofing will be here to patch.

 

 NEXT REGULAR MEETING: November 13, 2017
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:15.

Sidney Public Library
Foundation
October 10, 2017

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

Also Present: Andrew Sherman, Library Director 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 September 11, 2017 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jennifer.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jennifer to approve the bills for the September 2017 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: ALL

BUSINESS OLD:  

 

BUSINESS NEW:

  • The Electric department will be ordering light fixtures for the Maker Space.
  • Sherm will applying for the CA Story and the Thompson Grant to offset costs of the Maker Space.

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: November 13, 2017
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT:  4:20pm.

Bookmobile Schedule

November 13 – 16

Monday

St. Pauls 8:30 – 8:45

Learning Korner 9:00 – 9:30

Homebound 9:45 – 10:15

Learning Korner 1:00 – 1:15

Tuesday

Creek Valley Elementary 8:30 – 10:30

Sunol Community 10:45 – 11:15

Sidney Community Preschool 1:00 – 1:30

Wednesday

Dix School 8:30 – 10:00

PD Early Learning 10:15 – 11:00

Thursday

Here Wee Grow 10:30 – 11:00

NEW EASY READERS

Agee – Life on Mars
Banks – Pup and Bear
Barnett – The Wolf, The Duck, and the Mouse
Bateman – Job Wanted
Brown – Good Day, Good Night
Capozzi – I Am Kind
Capozzi – I Am Thankful
Chapin – The Library Book
Driscoll – Duncan the Story Dragon
Evans – Finding Christmas
Gall – The Littlest Train
Goodrich – We Forgot Brock
Grimly – Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Heder – Alfie
Henkes – In the Middle of Fall
Kilen – The Little Reindeer
McLaren – Pigeon P.I.
Middleton – Are the Dinosaurs Dead, Dad?
Nellist – Twas the Evening of Christmas
Newbold – If Picasso Painted a Snowman
O’Neill – Willa and the Bear
Perl – Ferocious Fluffity
Polacco – Remembering Vera
Potter – Miss Hazeltine’s Home for Shy and Fearful Cats
Rees – Tyrannosaurus Rex vs. Edna, The Very First Chicken
Santat – After the Fall
Shannon – Bizzy Mizz Lizzie
Tavares – Red and Lulu
Valentine – I Want that Nut
Yoshitake – Still Stuck

New Young Adult Books

Anderson – Wintergirls
Benway – Far from the Tree
Hesse – Girl in the Blue Coat
Iturbe – The Librarian of Auschwitz
Kaufman – Illuminae
Kostakis – The Sidekicks
Pullman – The Book of Dust
Stork – Disappeared
Tamani – Calling My Name