Storytime and Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales and Storytime at the Sidney Public Library
Toddler Tales will begin Wednesday, September 12 for children ages 2 and 3.  This session will begin at 10:15 and will feature story and fingerplays/songs.  In addition, Storytime will resume Thursday, September 13 for children ages 4 and 5.  There will 2 sessions offered – 10:15 and 1:15 and will feature story and fingerplays/song.  For more information and or to register your child, please call the Sidney Public Library at 354-3110.

 

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.

Easy Readers – July

NEW EASY READERS
Alafaci – Zelda’s Big Adventure
Angleberger – The Princess and the Pit Stop
Berkner – Monster Boogie
Brill – Cat Wishes
Burris – Hello School
Cronin – Click, Clack, Quack to School
Hart – Big Box Little Box
Iacolina – Did You Eat the Parakeet
Jackson – Tessa Takes Wing
Ormstein – Kindergarrrten Bus
Quayle – The Bear That Can’t Babysit
Roesser – Oh No, Astro
Sattler – Bully
Schecter – I Love to Sneeze
Underwood – Walrus in the Bathtub
Vogel – Bedtime for Yeti
Wallace – How to Catch a Leprechaun
Yang – Angel in Beijing

New Juvenile & Young Adult Items – July

JUVENILE FICTION
Baldwin – Where Watermelons Grow
Ball – A Calf Named Brian Higgins
DeKeyser – The Rhino in Right Field
Patterson – Not So Normal Norbert
Riordan – The Burning Maze
Roth – Too Much Space
Weaver – My Year in the Middle

JUVENILE NON-FICTION
Aderin-Pocock – Star Finder
Bird – Vehicle Doodles with Scooby-Doo
Dawson – So That’s What’s Happening
Gallagher – Exploring Meteor Showers
Latta – Exploring Constellations
Milner – The Bee Book
Omoth – Campfire Chef
Russo – Space : Facts or Fibs?
Skeen – Just As You Are
Stone – Pass Go and Collect $200

YOUNG ADULT ITEMS
Fountain – I’m Not Missing
Parks – Notes from My Captivity
Strasser – The Price of Duty
Winfrey – Things Jolie Needs to Do Before She Bites It

GRAPHIC NOVELS

NEW GRAPHIC NOVELS – JULY

Butcher – The Dresden Files Omnibus (Volume 1 & 2)
Gillen – Imperial Phase, Part 2
Hickman – Secret Wars
Lemire – Rise of the Robots
Mignola – Hellboy Omnibus Volume 1
Miller – Daredevil
North – My Best Friends Squirrel
Pak – World War Hulk
Pilkey – Dog Man
Priest – Defiance

New Adult Items–July

ADULT FICTION
Andre – Every Time We Fall in Love
Backman – Us Against You
Bala – The Boat People
Bloom – White Houses
Boggs – And There I’ll Be a Soldier
Brennan – The Lost Girls
Brenner – The Husband Hour
Brooks – The Skaar Invasion
Brown – The Life Lucy Knew
Butcher – Brief Cases
Carlan – Enlightened End
Castillo – A Gathering of Secrets
Cussler – The Gray Ghost
Davis – When Never Comes
Dekker – The 49th Mystic
Delinsky – Before and Again
Duncan – Puzzle House
Dylan – Lone Witness
Ford – A Demon in Silver
Frank – By Invitation Only
Frasier – The Body Counter
French – The Grey Bastards
Giffin – All We Ever Wanted
Graham – Fade to Black
Harris – Pursued
Hart – Lies that Bind Us
Hauck – The Love Letter
Hilderbrand – The Perfect Couple
Hillerman – Cave of Bones
Jemisin – The Inheritance Trilogy
Johnstone – The Legend of Perley Gates
Kwan – Rich People Problems
Lackey – The Hills Have Spies
Lonsdale – Everything We Left Behind
Lough – Unbridled Hope
Macomber – Cottage by the Sea
Markowitz – Hey Ladies
McElwain – Caught in Time
Meyerson – The Bookshop of Yesterdays
Monroe – Beach House Reunion
Olsen – The Last Thing She Ever Did
Ondaatje – Warlight
Perry – An Echo of Murder
Preston – The Pharaoh Key
Regan – The Girl With No Name
Richards – The Pride of Texas
Robards – The Moscow Deception
Silva – The Other Woman
Steadman – Something in the Water
Tapper – The Hellfire Club
Taylor – Operator Down
Wiggs – Between You and Me
Woods – Turbulence

ADULT NON-FICTION
Brusatte – The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs
Clapper – Facts and Fears
Corsi – Killing the Deep State
Fisher – My Girls : A Lifetime with Carrie and Debbie
Gingrich – Trump’s America
Horowitz – The Black Book of the American Left
Jones – Bodie on the Road
Kennedy – Robert F. Kennedy : Ripples of Hope
LeBaron – The Polygamist’s Daughter
McDowell – Evidence that Demands a Verdict
Scottoline  – I See Life Through Rose-Colored Glasses
Smerconish – Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right
Sundby – The Mission Walker

ADULT COMPACT DISCS
Brennan – Breaking Point
Champlin – The Secret of Lodestar
Clinton – The President is Missing
Dugoni – A Steep Price
Grey – Buffalo Stampede
Halpern – Summer Hours at the Robbers Library
Holmes – The Crimson Hills
Hood – Don’t Tell a Soul
Jewell – Then She Was Gone
Kelton – Long Way to Texas
Koontz – The Crooked Staircase
Marsons – Dying Truth
Martin – Send Down the Rain
Monroe – Beach House Reunion
Paris – Bring Me Back
Pilcher – The Day of the Storm
Preston – The Pharaoh Key
Steadman – Something in the Water
Thor – Spymaster

“Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program 2018

*** Summer Reading is coming to an end, please have your reading folders completed by Saturday, July 21 by closing time.***

*Closing Activity for the 2018 Summer Reading Program*

Tuesday, July 24 – Wrap-up at Rock ‘n Read Park – 12:00 – FOR ALL REGISTERED AND COMPLETED PARTICIPANTS – Bring a sack lunch – prizes given!  Hope to see you then!

 

 

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.

“Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program 2018

***Activities for the Week of July 16 – July 21***

Tuesday, July 17 – ***N0 LUNCH AND NO AFTERNOON ACTIVITIES***
Wednesday, July 18 – “Toddler Toe-Tappers” – 10:30 – Ages 2 and 3 – Featuring story and related fingerplays/songs. – “Composer Corner” – 3:00 – Grades 3rd – 6th – Participants compose their own songs by changing the lyrics of a familiar song – called a “piggyback” composition.
Thursday, July 19 – “Rock ‘n Roll” Sock Hop – 3:00 – Grades 4th – 6th – Fifties/sixties theme – learn the twist etc.  (SIGN – UP REQUESTED FOR THIS PROGRAM – this helps us know how much materials etc. will be needed.)
SATURDAY, JULY 21 – ***SUMMER READING IS COMING TO AN END – READING FOLDERS DUE BY CLOSING***

 

Music Program

***JUST A REMINDER***

Chris from Aliens and Strangers Music will again be at the Sidney Public Library, Wednesday, July 11 at 10:00.  His presentation will include information and demonstration of selected instruments – I believe to include electric guitars!  All ages are welcome!  Hope to see you then!