New Adult Non-Fiction Books

Amandolare – The Complete Guide to the National Parks of the West
Cep – Furious Hours : Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee
Daniels – I am C-3PO : The Inside Story
Dawson – American Sherlock : Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI
Draper – Olympic Pride, American Prejudice : The Untold Story of 18 African Americans…
Guinn – The Vagabonds : The Story of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison’s Ten-Year Road Trip
Hocking – Terror on the Santa Fe Trail : Kit Carson and the Jicarilla Apache
Inskeep – Imperfect Union : How Jessie and John Fremont Mapped the West…
Jameson – Rocky Mountain Train Robberies : True Stories of Notorious….
Kaplan – Kaplan’s GED Test Prep 2020
Kuzmic – Hold On, But Don’t Hold Still : Hope and Humor from my Seriously Flawed Life
Larson – Franklin & Washington : The Founding Partnership
Larson – The Splendid and the File
Lin – The Dental Diet : The Surprising Link Between Your Teeth, Real Food…
Loomis – Colorado : Off the Beaten Path
Loomis – Nebraska : Off the Beaten Path
Mitchell – Race Against Time : A Reporter Reopens the Unsolved Murder Cases…
Olsen – If You Tell : A True Story of Murder, Family Secrets…
Risen – The Crowded Hour : Theodore Roosevelt, the Rough Riders, and the Dawn…
Robertson – The Trial of Lizzie Borden : A True Story
Savage – Every Tool’s a Hammer : Life is What You Make It
Schweizer – Profiles in Corruption : Abuse of Power by America’s Progressive Elite
Seidel – Second City Sinners : True Crime from Historic Chicago’s Deadly Streets
Selby – Freedom Libraries : The Untold Story of Libraries for African Americans in the South
Sinibaldi – Rainy day Sewing : 18 Sewing Projects to Brighten Every Day
Sorin – Driving While Black : African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights
Stahr – Frida in America : The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist
Threadgill – Collision of Lies
Waller – Lincoln’s Spies : Their Secret War to Save a Nation

Board/Foundation Minutes March 2020

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
March 9, 2020

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

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

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the February 10, 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 the February, 2020 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: All

  Old Business:

  New Business:

  • The Library will close April 22 at 12:30 host and attend the 2020 PLTS meeting.
  • A motion was made by Libby to change the April meeting date to April 14, 2020 at 4:00.
  • DP electronics gave us an estimate on new computers.  We will wait until new Director starts to make any decisions.
  • Steph reported on patron incident.

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: April 14, 2020
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:20 pm.

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
 Library Foundation
March 9, 2020

Board Members Present: Sandy White, Jane Holechek, and Libby Soucie
 Also Present: Stephanie Mika, and Sandra Nelson.
Absent: Kim Hofrock, Jen Ramsey   
                                                  
 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:20 pm

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the February 10, 2020 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the bills of the February 2020 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: ALL

OLD BUSINESS:   

NEW BUSINESS:  

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  April 14, 2020
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:30pm.

Board/Foundation Minutes February 2020

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
February 10, 2020

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

Also Present: Sandy Nelson, Eileen Nightingale, Janice Borgmann and Stephanie Mika.
Absent: Kim Hofrock
Meeting called to order at: 4:00 pm.
 
Friends Report given by:
Janice Borgmann

  • The Friends group are planning a Birthday party for Dr. Seuss in March.
  • February is Library Lovers month

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

Financial Reports and Bills: A motion was made by Libby to approve the bills for the January, 2020 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: All

  Old Business:

  New Business:

  • The new Director will begin on March 16, 2020

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: March 9, 2020
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 4:15 pm.

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
 Library Foundation
February 10, 2020

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

 Also Present: Stephanie Mika, Eileen Nightingale, and Sandra Nelson.

Absent: Kim Hofrock.                                                        
 

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  4:15pm

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the minutes of the January 13, 2020 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

Financial Reports and Bills:  A motion was made by Libby to approve the bills of the January 2020 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jane.
APPROVED: ALL

OLD BUSINESS:   

NEW BUSINESS:  

  • A motion was made by Jen to approve paying moving expenses up to $4,000 with proof of receipts for Richard Sandstrom.  The motion was seconded by Jane. 

  APPROVED: ALL

  • A motion was made by Jane to approve the special meeting minutes for the hiring of the director from January 2020 .  The motion was seconded by Libby.

   APPROVED: ALL

NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  March 9, 2020
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 4:40 pm

Together is Fun!

The Sidney Public Library will again be offering “Together is Fun” Tuesday, March 10 and Tuesday, March 24 for youth K through 6th grade. Each session will begin at 4:00 and will feature seasonal crafts and or games. For more information, please call the library at 254-3110.

February Easy Readers

Adamson – Bird Hugs
Colombet – The Society of Distinguished Lemmings
Fogliano – My Best Friend
Frank – Arthur Garber, the Harbor Barber
Griffin – Shine
Guglielmo – Cezanne’s Parrot
Helmore – Paper Planes
Judge – When You Need Wings
Meloy – Everyone’s Awake
Rex – Facts vs. Opinions vs. Robots
Roeder – The Box Turtle
Say – Almond

February Juvenile Books

FICTION
Baldwin – Beginners Welcome
Cannon – Twist
Chokshi – Aru Shah and the Song of Death
Esplin – 96 Miles
Jocelyn – The Body Under the Piano
LeZotte – Show Me a Sign
Messner – Chirp
Pennypacker – Here in the Real World
Preus – Village of Scoundrels

NON-FICTION
Bennett – The True Story of Zippy Chippy : The Little Horse that Couldn’t
Berne – On Wings of Words : The Extraordinary Life of Emily Dickinson
Fleming – The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh
Gish – Dragons
Gish – Unicorns
Hayes – 12 Educators Who Changed the World
Jankowski – The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Jankowski – The Greatest Basketball Players of All Time
Jankowski – The Greatest Football Players of All Time
Mahoney – 20 Fun Facts About Tenochtitlan
Mahoney – 20 Fun Facts About the Great Barrier Reef
Mahoney – 20 Fun Facts About the Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Mahoney – 20 Fun Facts About the Leaning Tower of Pisa
Manchester – Oops! It’s Plastic
Morey – 12 Poets Who Changed the World
Rappaport – Ruth Objects : The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Shofner – Oops! It’s Dynamite
Solien – 12 Athletes Who Changed the World
Wojton – Oops! They’re X-Rays
Yolen – Miriam at the River

YOUNG ADULT FICTION
Hofmeyr – The Between
Miranda – Come Find Me
Tang – Rebelwing

February Adult Books

FICTION
Belle – Three Days Missing
Benedict – Lady Clementine
Carr – The Country Guesthouse
Chamberlain – Big Lies in a Small Town
Colfer – Highfire
Feehan – Vendetta Road
Fisher – Two Steps Forward
Gardner – When You See Me
Hannah – Perfect Little Children
Harrison – Winter of Despair
Johansen – Hindsight
Joschko – Whitetooth Falls
Kellerman – The Museum of Desire
McKee – Gypsy Rock
Moore – Long Bright River
Napolitano – Dear Edward
Patrick – Script for Scandal
Reid – Such a Fun Age
Salvatore – Song of the Risen God
Sullivan – Age of Death
Sundin – The Land Beneath Us
White – Salt River
Wright – Echoes Among the Stones

NON-FICTION
Goryachev – Fearless Innovation
Lane – Phantom Lady : Hollywood Producer Joan Harrison
Muse – Kidnapped by a Client : The Incredible True Story of an Attorney’s Fight for Justice
O’Reilly – The United States of Trump

February CD’s

Berg – Night of Miracles
Caine – Bitter Falls
Clancy – Enemy Contact
Cussler – The Titanic Secret
Eisler – The Night Trade
Finder – House on Fire
Gardner – When You See Me
Johansen – Hindsight
Johnstone – Frontier America
Johnstone – The Chuckwagon Trail
Kellerman – The Museum of Desire
Kelton – Other Men’s Horses
Krentz – The Vanishing
Lourey – Unspeakable Things
Patterson – Lost
Perry – A Small Town
Preston – Crooked River
Rice – Last Day
Spillane – Last Stage to Hell Junction

February DVD’s

JUVENILE DVD
Chillin’ with Scrat
Finding Nemo
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Madagascar
Madagascar #2 – Escape to Africa
Merry Madagascar
Toy Story 2
Toy Story 3

Board/Foundation Minutes January 2020

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Library Board
January 13, 2020

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

Also Present: Franki Beeken, Sandy Nelson, Eileen Nightingale and Stephanie Mika.
Absent: Kim Hofrock
Meeting called to order at: 4:02 pm.
 
Friends Report given by:
Eileen

  • The Friends group are planning a Birthday party for Dr. Seuss in March.
  • February is Library Lovers month

Approval of Minutes: A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the December 9, 2019 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 December 2019, meeting.  The motion was seconded by Libby.
APPROVED: All

 Old Business:

New Business:

  • A motion was made by Jen to have Dave Porter update all of the computers to Windows 10 and purchase new Microsoft office.  The motion was seconded by Jane. 

APPROVED: ALL

  • Stephanie and Sandy gave the 2018-2019 Annual Report.  A motion was made by Jane to approve the Annual Report.  The motion was seconded by Libby.

APPROVED: ALL

A motion was made by Libby at 4:10 to go into closed session to discuss Directory hiring. The motion was seconded by Jen.

APPROVED: ALL

NEXT REGULAR MEETING February 10, 2020
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 5:10.

SIDNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
 Library Foundation
January 13, 2020

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

 Also Present: Stephanie Mika, Eileen Nightingale, and Frankie Beeken.

Absent: Kim Hofrock.                                                        
 

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT:  5:13

Approval of Minutes:  A motion was made by Jane to approve the minutes of the December 9, 2019 meeting.  The motion was seconded by Jen.
APPROVED: ALL

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

OLD BUSINESS:   

NEW BUSINESS: NEXT REGULAR MEETING:  February 10, 2020
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT: 5:15pm.