Annual Meeting January

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION
Annual Meeting
January 13, 2020

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

Absent: Kim Hofrock
Also Present:  Stephanie Mika, Sandy Nelson, Eileen Nightingale and Frances
                           Beeken

Meeting Called to order at:  5:16 p.m.

The audit was completed prior to the January meeting and all was in order.

Libby made a motion that officers will remain the same for the 2020 year.  The motion was seconded by Jane. 
Approved: All

The next meeting will be held January 2021
There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 5:25 pm.

Board/Foundation Minutes December 2019

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD
December 9, 2019

Board Members Present: Sandy White, Jen Ramsey, Jane Holechek, and Kim Hofrock.
Also Present: Stephanie Mika, Eileen Nightingale and Jo Houser
Absent: Libby Soucie
Meeting called to order at: 4:00pm.
 
Friends Report given by:
N/A

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jen to approve the minutes of the November 12, 2019 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 November 12, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:
New Business:

  • Restroom floors and repair of ceiling in staff restroom was discussed.
  • A motion was made by Kim to close the library at 5:00 pm on December 31, 2019. The motion was seconded by Jane. 
    APPROVED: All
  • A motion was made by Jane to go into closed session at 4:25 for personnel matters. The motion was seconded by Jen. 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: January 13, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:45 pm

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
December 9, 2019

Board Members Present: Sandy White, Jen Ramsey, Jane Holechek, and Kim Hofrock.                                                        
Also Present: Stephanie Mika, and Eileen Nightingale
Absent: Libby Soucie

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:45

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the November 12, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills:  A motion was made by Jen to approve the bills of the November 12, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Kim.
APPROVED: ALL

OLD BUSINESS:   

NEW BUSINESS:  Certificate of Deposits were discussed.

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  January 13, 2020
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:55pm.

December Juvenile & Young Adult Items

EASY READERS
Bell – You Loves Ewe
Chin – Bodega Cat
Mylie – Something for You
Rabe – Oh the Pets You Can Get
Taylor – Winter Sleep

JUVENILE FICTION
Falatko – Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go on a Class Trip
Falatko – Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go to School
Falatko – Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Start a Club by Accident
Horowitz – Never Say Die
Lord – Because of the Rabbit
McCulloch – Jinxed
Older – Freedom Fire
Russell – Dork Diaries (#14) : Spectacular Superstar
Simukka – Sisterland
Sorosiak – I, Cosmo
Warga – Other Words for Home

JUVENILE NON-FICTION
Ardley – 101 Great Science Experiments
Bow – Forensic Investigations of the Aztecs
Bryan – Infinite Hope
Claybourne – Cutest Puppies Ever
Cooke – Explore with Mary Kingsley
Daly – Explore with Sir Walter Raleigh
Howell – The Genius of the Romans
Howell – The Genius of the Maya
Hudak – Forensic Investigations of the Ancient Chinese
Hudak – Forensic Investigations of the Ancient Greeks
Newland – The Genius of the Vikings
Rajcak – Unseen Worlds

YOUNG ADULT
Cohen – Dangerous Alliance
Gourlay – Bone Talk
Killeen – Orphan Monster Spy
King – Everafter Song
Weymouth – A Treason of Thorns

December DVD’s

Are We Done Yet?
As Good as it Gets
Austin Powers in Goldmember
The Bounty Hunter
The Client
Cowboys Don’t Cry / Hank Williams: The Show He Never Gave
Coyote Summer
Don’t Say a Word
Eight Below
Escape from Wildcat Canyon
Frankie & Hazel
Game of THrones (Season 8)
G.I. Joe, The Rise of Cobra
Grand Canyon
Hanging Up
Horrible Bosses
In Country
Last Holiday
National Lampoon’s Vacation
North Dallas Forty
Pure Country
Pure Country 2 : The Gift
Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
Simone
Snowboard Academy
A Touch of Fate
Vertical Limit
Windrunner

December CD’s

Baldacci – A Minute to Midnight
Brown – Outfox
Carr – Down by the River
Child – Blue Moon
Coldsmith – The Elk-Dog Heritage
Coldsmith – Follow the Wind
Evanovich – Twisted Twenty-Six
Gibney – Final Betrayal
Gilstrap – Total Mayhem
Hill – Heart-Shaped Box
Ide – Wrecked
Johnstone – The Frontiersman
Johnstone – Paid in Blood
Johnstone – Springfield 1880
Kava – Desperate Creed
Kelton – Jericho’s Road
Kelton – Slaughter
Lescroart – A Certain Justice
McCall Smith – The Colors of All the Cattle
Mizushima – Tracking Game
White – The Dark Bones

December Graphic Novels

Aaron – The Avengers (#4) : War of the Realms
Adachi – Noragami (#14, #15, #16)
Allison – Giant Days, Volume 10 & 11
Araki – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Part 3
Burks – Bird & Squirrel on the Run
Flintham – Super Rabbit All-Stars! (#8)
Higashimura – Princess Jellyfish (#3, #4, #5, #6)
Himekawa – Ocarina of Time (#1)
Krosoczka – Revenge of the Sis (#7)
Mignola – Hellboy Omnibus Volume 3 : Wild Hunt
Mignola – Hellboy Omnibus Volume 4 : Hellboy in Hell
ONE – One-Punch Man (#14 & #15)
Pilkey – Fetch-22 (#8)
Suzuki – The Seven Deadly Sins (#15)
Watters – Time after Crime (#11)

December Adult Books

ADULT FICTION
Aciman – Find Me
Banner – The Poison Garden
Barclay – Elevator Pitch
Beaton – Beating About the Bush
Bobotis – The Last List of Miss Judith Kratt
Chizmar – Gwendy’s Magic Feather
Clipston – The Bake Shop
Coes – The Russian
Cook – Genesis
Cornwell – Sword of Kings
Coyle – Brewed Awakening
Crigger – Five Days, Five Dead
Davis – The Chelsea Girls
Deutermann – The Nugget
Dye – Courage Rising, April-August 1871
Ellison – Good Girls Lie
Eskens – Nothing More Dangerous
Evanovich – Twisted Twenty-Six
Evans – Noel Street
Fisher – Stitches in Time
Francis – Guilty not Guilty
Girard – Expire
Goble – A Bottle of Rum
Gray – Hold on Tight
Grimes – The Old Success
Gritton – Wyoming
Hamilton – Knight of the Silver Circle
Harrison – Season of Darkness
Hawkins – The Book Charmer
Healey – The Beantown Girls
Hensley – Forgiveness Dies
Howorth – Summerlings
Hunter – A Pursuit of Home
Kalteis – Call Down the Thunder
Kar – Memories of a Murder
Kas – The Spider Heist
Kellerman – A Measure of Darkness
Klassen – The Bridge to Belle Island
Lackey – The Case of the Spellbound Island
Lefteri – The Beekeeper of Aleppo
Leigh – My Fake Rake
Littlejohn – Shatter the Night
Mayor – Bomber’s Moon
McCall Smith – The Peppermint Tea Chronicles
McClellan – Blood of Empire
McKenzie – I’ll Never Tell
McLaughlin – The Lost Causes of Bleak Creek
Meacham – Dragonfly
North – The Whisper Man
Olsen – Snow Creek
Parrish – Grimm, Grit, and Gasoline : Dieselpunk & Decopunk Fairy Tales
Patterson – Criss Cross
Poirier – Beneath the Ashes
Roberts – The Rise of Magicks
Rotstein – Reckless Disregard
Ryan – The Spies of Shilling Lane
Scott – The Poppy Wife
Steel – Spy Stradal – The Lager Queen of Minnesota
Taylor – An Irish Country Family
Warren – The Way of the Brave
Webber – Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe
White – Flamebringer
Winters – Would Like to Meet
Woods – Stealth
Zunker – An Equal Justice

ADULT NON-FICTION
Atterbury – Antiques Roadshow : 40 Years of Great Finds
Beck – Trains, Jesus, and Murder : The Gospel According to Johnny Cash
Brennan – Disgraceland : Musicians Getting Away with Murder and Behaving Very Badly Callahan – American Predator
Cates – Oklahoma’s Atticus : An Innocent Man and the Lawyer who Fought for Him
Chaffin – Revolutionary Brothers
David – The Force : The Legendary Special Ops Unit and WWII’s Mission Impossible
Dodson – Remember the Ladies : Celebrating Those Who Fought for Freedom…
Fingeroth – A Marvelous Life : The Amazing Story of Stan Lee
George-Warren – Janis : Her Life and Music
Gwynne – Hymns of the Republic : The Story of the Final Year of the American Civil War Harjo – An American Sunrise : Poems
Hundt – A Crisis Wasted : Barack Obama’s Defining Decisions
Katyal – Impeach : The Case Against Donald Trump
Kilmeade – Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers
Kovel – Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide, 2020
Kreiner – Christmas Ornaments to Crochet
Lee – Amigurumi Treasures : 15 Crochet Projects to Cherish
Mortali – Rewilding : Meditations, Practices, and Skills for Awakening in Nature
Penzler – The Big Book of Reel Murders
Rocco – Mobituaries : Great Lives Worth Reliving
Rushnell – Godwink Christmas Stories
Schlimm – Extraordinary Dogs : Stories from Search and Rescue Dogs, Comfort Dogs… Sever – Midwest Made
Smith : Prince Charles : The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life
Stillman – Wilderness : The Gateway to the Soul
Tisch – Journeys : An American Story
Underwood – Color Me Floral : Stunning Monochromatic Arrangements for Every Season Varnam – Crocheted Succulents : Cacti & Other Succulent Plants to Make

Board/Foundation Minutes November 2019

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOARD
November 12, 2019

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

Also Present: Stephanie Mika, Eileen Nightingale and Sandy Nelson
Absent:
Meeting called to order at: 4:00pm.
 
Friends Report given by:
N/A

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the October 15, 2019 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 October 15, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

  • Scraping and Painting has begun. They are hoping to have all done in November. 
  • Advertising for a new Director has begun.  Will run through December.
  • Dianne Cooper is working out great!

New Business:

  • Discussion was held for the spring meeting to be held in Sidney, working with Devra Dragos at the Library Commission.
  • Staff will set up a Skype account for possible candidate interviews.

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: December 9, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:54 pm.

Sidney Public Library
FOUNDATION
November 12, 2019

Board Members Present: Sandy White, Jen Ramsey, Jane Holechek, Libby Soucie and Kim Hofrock.                                                       
Also Present: Stephanie Mika, Sandy Nelson and Eileen Nightingale

Absent:

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:45

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the October 15, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills:  A motion was made by Jane to approve the bills of the October 15, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: ALL

OLD BUSINESS:   

NEW BUSINESS: NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  December 9, 2019
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:50pm