New Adult Books

Alexander – The New Jim Crow
Bolton – The Room Where it Happened
Doyle – Untamed
Hollis – Girl, Wash Your Face
Karl – Front Row at the Trump Show
Pirro – Radicals, Resistance, and Revenge
Trump – Too Much and Never Enough
Wang – The World Eats Here


Andrews – Shadows of Foxworth
Atkins – The Revelators
Barrett – Handbook for Homicide
Bell – Dragonfire
Belle – Stranger in the Lake
Brennan – Cut and Run
Brown – The Family Journal
Brown – Miss Janie’s Girls
Brown – Eagle Station
Burton – Never Look Back
Butcher – Peace Talks
Castillo – The Outsider
Center – What You Wish For
Cleeton – When We Left Cuba
Clipston – The Farm Stand
Cogburn – Gunpowder Express
Coulter – Deadlock
Delaney – Playing Nice
Devereaux – A Forgotten Murder
Doiron – One Last Lie
Downing – He Started It
Dunn – The Spy Whisperer
Dye – Renewed by Dawn, 1871-1872
Ellis – The Patient man
Feehan – Desolation Road
Feeney – His & Hers
Gabhart – An Appalachian Summer
Giffin – The Lies that Bind
Graham – Deadly Touch
Hatcher – How Sweet it Is
Henderson – The Year of the Witching
Higgins – Always the Last to Know
Johnstone – Rope Burn
Jones – The Only Good Indians
Kellerman – Half Moon Bay
Kowal – The Relentless Moon
Kwan – Sex and Vanity
Lapena – The End of Her
Lombardo – The Most Fun We Ever Had
Freeman – The Bourne Evolution
Lustbader – The Nemesis Manifesto
Macomber – A Walk Along the Beach
McCall Smith – The Geometry of Holding Hands
North – The Shadows
Paris – The Dilemma
Parker – Prairie Fever
Ranald – Sorry Not Sorry
Rees – Miss Graham’s Cold War Cookbook
Robards – The Black Swan of Paris
Rosenfelt – Muzzled
Roth – Chosen Ones
Silva – The Order
Swanson – Eight Perfect Murders
Thor – Near Dark
Tremblay – Survivor Song
Wells – High Lonesome Sound
Wells – Network Effect
Wiggs – The Lost and Found Bookshop
Woodson – Red at the Bone


The Library will be closed
Friday and Saturday,
July 3rd and 4th,
for Independence Day

Statue of Liberty on the background of flag usa, sunrise and fireworks

Juvenile Fiction/Young Adult

Juvenile Fiction
Faber – Polly on the Twelfth Floor
Kingsbury – Finding Home
Kvasnosky – Zelda and Ivy, The Runaways
Lupica – The Turnover
McCall Smith – The Five Lost Aunts of Harriet Bean
McCall Smith – Harriet Bean and the League of cheats
Patterson – The Plunder Down Under
Railey – The Messy Life of Blue
Selznick – Baby Monkey, Private Eye
Stoddard – Brave Like That

Young Adult
Collins – The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
Henry – The Lonely Dead
Hesse – They Went Left
McWilliams – Agnes at the End of the World
Rossi – Rebel Spy
Stohl – Jo & Laurie

New Easy Readers

Armstrong – Magnus at the Fire
Becker – A Library Book for Bear
Bottner – The Crankypants Tea Party
Canyon – Sunshine On My Shoulders
Dunrea – Ollie the Stomper
Durant – Burger Boy
Gallanosa – Hey, Who Made This Mess
Gassman – Do Not Bring Your Dragon to the Library
Gavin – Weasel is Worried
Holub – Runaway Signs
Ismail – Joy
MacLachlan – Prairie Days
Millward – Tiger Wild
Murray – Wild About Dads
Philip – I Reallhy Want the Cake
Pray – The Starkeeper
Rooney – The Problem with Problems
Rovetch – Frog Went a-Dancing
Schachner – Skippyjon Jones in Mummy Trouble
Walker – Nana Akua Goes to School
Wilson – Whopper Cake
Yum – Lion Needs a Haircut

Adult CD/DVD

Cussler – Wrath of Poseidon
Giffin – The Lies that Bind
Greaney – One Minute Out
Jance – Credible Threat
Johansen – The Persuasion
Johnstone – Shot to Hell
Jordan – Sacrifice
Ludlum – The Bourne Supremacy
Martin – The Water Keeper
Monroe – On Ocean Boulevard
Morton – The Lake House
Roberts – Hideaway
Rollins – The Last Odyssey
Spillane – Hot Lead, Cold Justice
Swanson – All the Beautiful Lies
Woods – Bombshell

Across the Universe
Anger Management
Funny Games
Garden State / Say Anything
He’s Just Not That Into You
Matchstick Men
Simpsons Movie
27 Dresses
Wedding Planner

New Adult Books

Abrams – John Adams Under Fire : The Founding Father’s Fight for Justice…
Abrams – Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense
Albom – Finding Chika : A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family
Chambers – Hill Women : Finding Family and a Way Forward in the Appalachian Mountains
Clavin – Tombstone : The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Vendetta Ride from Hell
Foster – The Somerset Girls
Ingraham – If You Lived Here You’d Be Home By Now
McCoy – Wyoming, Off the Beaten Path
Rees – The Ox : The Authorized Biography of the Who’s John Entwistle
Sandstrom – Quaker Queries for All Seasons
Visona – A History of Art in Africa
Winchester – Broken Arrow : How the U.S. Navy Lost a Nuclear Bomb

Alexander – Dare to Embrace
Amis – Have Your Ticket Punched by Frank James
Anderson – Huckleberry Lake
Andre – Captivating in Love
Andrews – Hello, Summer
Andrews – Out of the Attic
Atakora – Conjure Women
Barelli – The Housekeeper
Barelli – The Loyal Wife
Barelli – Missing Molly
Battles – The Damaged
Battles – The Unknown
Blake – Covenant
Brown – The Banty House
Brown – Pretty Things
Brown – Furmidable Foes
Burdick – The Girls with No Names
Cabot – Out of the Embers
Carr – Savage Son
Carr – The Terminal List
Carr – True Believer
Chiaverini – Mrs. Lincoln’s Sisters
Clancy – Firing Point
Connelly – Fair Warning
Constantine – The Wife Stalker
Cowley – Mark of Fate
Cowley – Order of Valxiron
Cussler – Wrath of Poseidon
Dalglish – Ravencaller
Davidson – In the Valley of the Sun
Deaver – The Goodbye Man
Delinsky – A Week at the Shore
DeMaio – Every Summer
DeMaio – Salt Air Secrets
Dolan – The Sweeney Sisters
Downing – My Lovely Wife
Dudley – The Hungry Blade
Erskine – The Ghost Tree
Fisher – On a Coastal Breeze
Fox – Gone by Midnight
Friedland – Trouble the Water
Geffen – Surviving the Forest
Godwin – Old Lovegood Girls
Goldberg – Fake Truth
Goldberg – Nothing Can Hurt You
Graham – Seeing Darkness
Grames – The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna
Gray – The Trustworthy One
Green – The Prized Girl
Gudenkauf – This is How I Lied
Hamilton – Jorundyr’s Path
Hannon – Starfish Pier
Hauck – The Fifth Avenue Story Society
Hauck – The memory House
Hauck -The Wedding Dress Christmas
Hedlund – The Runaway Bride
Henke – With Love, Libby
Hepinstall – The Book of Polly
Hess – The German House
Hilderbrand – 28 Summers
Holsinger – The Gifted School
Hooper – Learning to See
Irving – Reaper : Threat Zero
Jance – Credible Threat
Jiles – Simon the Fiddler
Johansen – The Persuasion
Jordan – Warrior of the Altaii
Kamal – Unmarriageable
Kelly – The Light over London
Kibler – Home for Erring and Outcast Girls
King – If It Bleeds
Kingsbury – Someone Like You
Kline – A Piece of the World
Konrath – Shot of Tequila
Leurck – Cicada Summer
Linden – The Enlightenment of Bees
Lost – The Fireproof Girl
Lukas – The Last Watchman of Old Cairo
MacArthur – Heart Spring Mountain
Manning – The Daughter in Law
Margolin – A Reasonable Doubt
Mason – The Brightest of Dreams
Mayhew – Tomorrow’s Bread
Mayor – The Dark Root
McBride – Deacon King Kong
McCoy – Marilla of Green Gables
Michaels – Fearless
Michaels – Truth and Justice
Miller – The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living
Miranda – The Girl from Widow Hills
Monroe – On Ocean Boulevard
Monroe – The Summer Guests
Montimore – Oona Out of Order
Parker (Lupica ) – Grudge Match
Parks – Closer Than You Know
Parks – The Last Act
Patrick – The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper
Patrick – Rise & Shine, Benedict Stone
Patterson – The 20th Victim
Patterson – Hush
Patterson – The Summer House
Paver – Wakenhyrt
Phillips – Dance Away with Me
Pronzini – The Stolen Gold Affair
Quick – Close Up
Rae – Restored
Rimmer – The Things We Cannot Say
Roberts – Hideaway
Shalvis – Almost Just Friends
Shalvis – The Summer Deal
Steel – Daddy’s Girls
Sullivan – Age of Empyre
Thayer – Girls of Summer
Thomas – Mornings on Main
Thomas – Firewatching
Thompson – The Oceans Between Us
Turano – Storing Up Trouble
Turow – The Last Trial
Tuti – Flowers Over the Inferno
Ward – What Holds Us Together
Weiner – Big Summer
Wiseman – A Beautiful Arrangement
Wiseman – Listening to Love
Woods – Bombshell
Wright – Coyotes of Carthage

Fairy Garden Contest

To get into the spirit of this year’s Adult Summer Reading Program we are hosting a Fairy Garden contest. Create a fairy garden of your own and submit a picture of your fairy garden to the Sidney Public Library at We will accept submissions through July 18th, 2020 and the winner will be announced the following week! Come join us in the fun!

Board/Foundation Minutes May 2020

Library Board
May 11, 2020


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

Also Present: Richard Sandstrom, and Stephanie Mika.
Absent: Kim Hofrock
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.
Friends Report given by: N/A

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

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

  Old Business:

  • Richard contacted the Extension Office regarding the MakerSpace and a future meeting will be set up.
  • The Library is still closed to the public due to the Covid19 Pandemic.
  • The whole staff is back at work doing inventory, weeding and we are still offering book pickup for patrons.  

  New Business:

  • Plans are in the works for the Summer Reading Program to be done virtually.
  • Richard has ordered new computers to replace the outdated ones.
  • The Bookmobile and the generator have been serviced and both are in good working condition.


 Library Foundation
May 11, 2020


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

 Also Present: Richard Sandstrom and Stephanie Mika,

Absent: Kim Hofrock,                                          


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

Financial Reports and Bills:  A motion was made by Jen to approve the bills for April 2020.  The motion was seconded by Libby.



  • Signature cards at Security Bank have been updated with Richard’s information on them. 


Imagine Your Story

Summer Reading Program Activities for the Week of June 8 – June 13

Tuesday, June 9 – Lunch at “Make Believe” Park – 12:00 – All Ages – Share a picnic lunch with parents and family while you watch and listen to stories. Send us pictures of your time together! – Will include – A “Once Upon a Time” Family Activity – 1, 2, 3 Scribble and Tell (Activity Videos on YouTube and Facebook)

Wednesday, June 10 – “Jolly Jesters” – 10:30 – Ages 2 & 3 – Story and related fingerplays – “Watch and Listen”
(Storytime Video posted on YouTube and Facebook)

Thursday, June 11 – “Just Jousting Around” – (Medieval crafts) – 10:30 – All Ages (Castle Craft and Knight’s Helmet)- “Watch, Listen and DO!” – “Catch a Dragon by the Tale!” – (Stories and craft(s) about dragons) – 3:00 – All Ages – “Watch, Listen and DO!”


Brodner – Vinny Gets a Job
Chatterton – This is Gus
Dalvand – Mrs. Bibi’s Elephant
DeStefano – The Seed Who Was Afraid to be Planted
Dopirak – Hurry Up
Eliopoulos – The Yawns Are Coming
Greenley – Lola Shapes the Sky
Hayes – The Elephants’ Hide-and-Seek Handbook
Heras – Grandparents
Jacobs – The Secret Rhino Society
Latham – The Cat Man of Aleppo
Le – Lift
Luebbe – Ronan the Librarian
Mann – The Camping Trip
Maslo – Through the Wardrobe
McClintock – Three Little Kittens (and one little mouse)
Millay – Afternoon on a Hill
Prasadam-Halls – I’m Sticking with You
Preston-Gannon – Dandylion Summer
Raschka – Peter and the Wolf
Ruttan – The Stray
Slater – A Book for Escargot
Underwood – Outside In
Vaught – Together We Grow
Weightman – All Along the River
Willard – Gum
Zia – Lali’s Feather