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Board/Foundation Minutes December 14, 2020

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
December 14, 2020
Meeting held Via Zoom

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

Also Present: Richard Sandstrom
Absent:
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.
 
Friends Report given by: NA

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Chandra to approve the minutes of the November 9, 2020 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
    APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills for November 2020.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
    APPROVED: All

  Old Business:

  • Steve Cromer the new Janitor has stripped the restroom floors and one coat of wax has been applied.

  New Business:

  • The Board thanked Libby for all of her years of service on the Board/Foundation.
  • A motion was made by Jen to move the January Board/Foundation/Annual meeting to January 18th.  The motion was seconded by Chandra.
    APPROVED: All
  • Richard attended the Bibliostat training on December 1 and the statistical report is almost complete.
  • The Genealogy Room and the Virginia Smith room are connected.  Kevin and Richard are working on trim and new shelving. 
  • The Library is going through the yearly audit.
  • Richard was out due to Covid-19 Quarantine for two weeks.
  • Staff are now required to keep a folder with necessary items that must be completed in the next two weeks and details on how to do it.  This measure is in place just in case anyone is put in quarantine.
  • Library is decorated for Christmas.    

NEXT REGULAR MEETING January 18, 2021
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:17 pm.

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
 Library Foundation
December 14, 2020
Meeting held via Zoom

Board Members Present: Chandra Weigle, Jane Holechek, Sandy White, Jen Ramsey and Libby Soucie.
 Also Present: Richard Sandstrom

Absent:

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:17 pm

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the November 9, 2020 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jen to approve the minutes of the November 2020 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: ALL

OLD BUSINESS:   

NEW BUSINESS:  

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  January 18, 2021
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:20pm.

December Graphic Novels

Aaron – The Avengers : Challenge of the Ghost Riders
Aaron – The Avengers : Starbrand Reborn
Clanton – Narwhal’s Other Friend
Clanton – Peanut Butter and Jelly
Clanton – Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt
Clanton – Unicorn of the Sea
Gorman – Rick and Morty (#4)
McCranie – Space Boy
O’Hara – Agent Moose
Vaughan – Paper Girls (#5 & #6)

December Easy Readers

Cousins – Maisy Gets a Pet
Cummings – I Found a Kitty
Dewdney – Llama Llama Mess, Mess, Mess
Esbaum – Where’d My Jo Go
Farrell Holler – Raven, Rabbit, Deer
Godwin – Red House, Tree House, Little Bitty Brown Mouse
Guendelsberger – Little Red Sleigh
Jameson – Woodland Dreams
Klein – A Year of Everyday Wonders
Mack – Just a Story
McGinty – A Story for Small Bear
Mylie – Anything with You
Olitzky – The Littlest Candle
Rayner – Hats are Not for cats
Shojaie – Snow Fox
Singer – Bird Singing, Bird Winging
Stutzman – Llama Unleashes the Alpacalypse
Suneby – No Room for a Pup
Tharp – Bunny will Not be Quiet
Van Dusen – Learning to Ski with Mr. Magee
Woodruff – Once Upon a Winter Day
Yolen – Rocking the Tide

December CD’s

Baldacci – Daylight
Battles – The Unknown
Biden – Promise Me, Dad
Brennan – Cold as Ice
Briggs – Smoke Bitten
Child – The Sentinel
Clark – Piece of My Heart
Connelly – The law of Innocence
Cornwell – The Flame Bearer
Cornwell – Sword of Kings
Cornwell – War Lord
Cornwell – War of the Wolf
Coulter – Deadlock
Cussler – Marauder
Forrest – The Child Thief
Forrest – Deep Shadows
Fox – Gone by Midnight
Freeman – Funeral for a Friend
Gibney – Buried Angels
Hooper – Hidden Salem
Johnstone – Rope Burn
Johnstone – They Came to Kill
Johnstone – Twelve Dead Men
Johnstone – Firestick
Johnstone – North of Laramie
King – Doctor Sleep
Kinsley – Found
Lustbader – The Nemesis Manifesto
McCall Smith – How to Raise an Elephant
McCall Smith – A Time of Love and Tartan
McCall Smith – To the Land of Long Lost Friends
Michaels – The Jury
Obama – A Promised Land
Patterson – The 20th Victim
Patterson – Deadly Cross
Picoult – The Book of Two Ways
Roberts – The Rise of Magicks
Rosenfelt – Dachshund Through the Snow
Rosenfelt – The K Team
Rosenfelt – Silent Bite
Ross – California!
Ross – Colorado!
Ross – Nevada!
Ross – Texas!
Steel – All that Glitters
Warenski – Grizzly Killer (#7) : The Painted Skull
Woods – Shakeup
Wyer – The Secret Admirer
Wyer – Somebody’s Daughter

December Young Adult

Alsaid – Come on In : 15 Stories about Immigration and Finding Home
Black – How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories
Cline – Ready Player Two
Lee – Finding My Voice
Liu – Like Spilled Water
McManus – The Cousins
Wilson – Echo Island

December Juvenile Items

CD’S

Byars – Dead Letter
Byars – Death’s Door
Byars – Disappearing Act
Byars – Tarot Says Beware
Tahir – A Sky Beyond the Storm
Zusak – Bridge of Clay

FICTION

Braillier – The Last Kids on Earth & June’s Wild Flight
Cameron – A Dog-Friendly Town
Falatko – Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Enter Stage Left
Grabenstein – The Smartest Kid in the Universe
Harris – The Fourth Suit
Medina – Merci Suarez Changes Gears
Nelson – Harvey Holds His Own
Osborne – Monday with a Mad Genius
Peters – A Duckling Called Button
Peters – A Piglet Called Truffle
Rimington – The Elephant’s Girl
Standish – Bad Bella
Sutton – A Wolf for a Spell
Tsang – Dragon Mountain

NON-FICTION

Acey – Garfield’s Worst Jokes
Alexander – The Undefeated
Brower – Exploring the White House
Buhrman – Deever – If You Take Away the Otter
Einhorn – Anteater Adventure
Einhorn – Tiger Time
Gansworth – Apple : Skin to the Core
Golio – Dark Was the Night : Blind Willie Johnson’s Journey to the Stars
Hoare – The Wonders of Nature
Isabella – Bringing Back the Wolves
Judge – Play in the Wild
Mattern – The World Almanac 5,001 Incredible Facts for Kids on Nature, Science and People
Patent – Saving the Tasmanian Devil
Read – 50 Animals That Have Been to Space
Tekevec – Wanted : Criminals of the Animal Kingdom

December Adult Books

FICTION

Anderson – Stake
Archer – Hidden in Plain Sight
Backman – Anxious People
Baldacci – Daylight
Barton – The Suspect
Beaton – Hot to Trot
Blake – Rubicon
Bradford – In the Lion’s Den
Briggs – Silence Fallen
Briggs – Smoke Bitten
Briggs – Storm Cursed
Brown – The Daydream Cabin
Brunstetter – The Mockingbird’s Song
Cameron – Shadow of the Dragon
Clark – Piece of My Heart
Cogburn – Red Ruckus
Cogman – The Dark Archive
Connolly – The Dirty South
Cossette – Until the Mountains Fall
Costeloe – Children of the Siege
Crigger – Six Dancing Damsels
Cussler – Marauder
Dunmore – A Rogue of One’s Own
Evanovich – Fortune and Glory
Feehan – Dark Carousel
Feehan – Dark Legacy
Freeman – Funeral for a Friend
Gray – Dark Highway
Greer – Desperate Place
Gregory – Dark Tides
Guzlowski – Little Altar Boy
Hannon – Finding Home
Hannon – Only You
Hedlund – A Bride of Convenience
Horowitz – Moonflower Murders
Jennings – Courting Misfortune
Johnstone – The Backstabbers
Johnstone – Killer Take All
Johnstone – Stranglehold
Joyce – Miss Benson’s Beetle
Kauffman – Under a Firefly Moon
Kava – Fireproof
Klassen – A Castaway in Cornwall
Konkoly – The Mountain
Ladd – The Light at Wyndcliff
Ladd – The Thief of Lanwyn Manor
Lewis – The Stone Wall
Logan – The Vacation
Mallery – Meant to Be Yours
Mars – Primary Target
McCall Smith – How to Raise an Elephant
McCall Smith – A Promise of Ankles
McGarrity – Head Winds
Nappa – A Dream within a Dream
Olsen – Silent Ridge
Olsen – Water’s Edge
Palmer – Wyoming Rugged
Palmer – Wyoming Winter
Parnell – One True Patriot
Paterson – Deadly Cross
Paterson – NYPD Red 6
Perry – Eddie’s Boy
Rice – Blood Victory
Roberts – The Awakening
Robinson – Many Rivers to Cross
Rose – Say No More
Sanderson – Rhythm of War
Sawyer – The Librarian of Boone’s Hollow
Steel – All That Glitters
Swain – Bad News Travels
Tyler – Redhead By the Side of the Road
White – On Wings of Devotion
Winter – The Fires of Vengeance
Wiseman – A Picture of Love
Woods – Hush-Hush
Work – Unmentionable Murders
Wortham – Hawke’s Target

NON-FICTION

Andes – Zorro’s Shadow : How a Mexican Legend Became America’s First…
Cozzens – Tecumseh and the Prophet
Lee – Detectives in the Shadows : A Hard-Boiled History
Macdonald – Vesper Flights : New and Collected Essays
Moerke – Murder, Motherhood, and Miraculous Grace
Patterson – The Last Days of John Lennon
Pitch – Our Crime Was Being Jewish
Prager – Sugar Shock : The Hidden Sugar in Your Food
Ricca – Olive the Lionheart : First Love, Imperial Spies, and One Woman’s Journey
to the Heart of Africa
Quinn – She Votes : How U.S. Women Won Suffrage, and What Happened Next
Rosen – Conversations with RBG : Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty…
Snider – I Will Judge You By Your Bookshelf

Board/Foundation minutes November 9, 2020

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
November 9, 2020

Board Members Present: Jane Holechek, Chandra Weigle, Jen Ramsey (zoom), and Sandy White (zoom)

Also Present: Richard Sandstrom, and Stephanie Mika.
Absent: Libby Soucie
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.
 
Friends Report given by: NA

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the October 13, 2020 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
    APPROVED: All

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills for October 2020.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
    APPROVED: All

  Old Business:

  • A motion was made by Jen to approve the Social Media Policy with the addition of YouTube. The motion was seconded by Chandra. 

APPROVED: All

   New Business:

  • Due to PPHD Covid 19 dial currently in the Red (severe) category a motion was made by Jane to close the building until the dial moves back to the orange (high) level. The motion was seconded by Jen. 

APPROVED: All

The library will still offer virtual programs and books can still be checked out and picked up.

  • Moved the library safety precautions to reflect the Panhandle Health Covid-19 dials move to Red. 
  • Richard modified the public access computers to correct a printing issue that was due to Windows 10 and Adobe Acrobat.
  • The Sidney Public Library’s access to Nebraska OverDrive Libraries collection is now available to the Sidney Public School students through the SORA program.
  • The new HVAC unit had to have an adjustment made and is currently working again.
  • The new Custodian, Steve Cromer has been hired and has begun working.  He is scheduled to work six hours a week.
  • Richard will attend the Bibliostat training on December 1. 
  • The E-rate paperwork is on track.  Steph and Richard will watch webinars for the upcoming filing for the next year.   
  • Richard and Eileen will continue to record videos for storytime and toddler tales. Eileen has done an exceptional job in her presentations.  Views vary weekly.
  • Richard has been slowly making updates to the website.  

NEXT REGULAR MEETING December 14, 2020
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:26 pm.

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
 Library Foundation
November 9, 2020

Board Members Present: Chandra Weigle, Jane Holechek, Sandy White (zoom), Jen Ramsey (zoom).

 Also Present: Richard Sandstrom, and Stephanie Mika.

Absent: Libby Soucie  

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:28 pm

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the October 14, 2020 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills
APPROVED: ALL

OLD BUSINESS:   

NEW BUSINESS:  

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  December 14, 2020
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:35pm.

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