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Church libraries near Plainfield, IL?

I recently moved to Plainfield, Illinois. I was wondering if there was a library near me that could use a cataloger and help with other lib…

Started by Dani Erway in Church Library Administration

5 Apr 13
Reply by Dani Erway

How to treat & label fiction books containing a story collection?

First, I'm deeply thankfull for this forum. I love reading (and re-reading) previous posts.  I didn't find much about books (print) that c…

Started by Linda S in Classification & Cataloging

9 Apr 11
Reply by Linda S

NonChristian fiction/novels - What have you added to your library over the years?

Rebirth of an old question; in need of refreshing IMO.  What novels / fiction works have you added to your church library in the past few y…

Started by Bruce Paddle in Collection Development

8 Apr 7
Reply by Bruce Paddle

children's book award winners

Is there an award given for excellence in Christian writing for children?  I'm familiar with the Christy awards for Christian adult fiction…

Started by Linda Draper in Collection Development

1 Apr 1
Reply by Betsy Ruffin

Paid Church Librarians

I've posted a similar question last year, and got a few responses. I'm just trying to gauge how many of us are paid.  If you feel comforta…

Started by Sharln Chapman in Church Library Administration

5 Mar 30
Reply by Amanda

How to organize/classify fiction?

One area I'm focusing on this year is the Adult Fiction section with some incomplete series and a need for new books. As I update the Adult…

Started by Linda S in Classification & Cataloging

15 Mar 29
Reply by adair elwing

Other Formats Such as DVD

I'm looking for the DVDs that go with a particular Bible Study that a group in our church wants to do.  When your churches buy that sort of…

Started by Teri Magdon in Church Library Administration

4 Mar 29
Reply by adair elwing

CD Disc Holder(s) for Books on CD

We have been given a lot of books on cd. How do you keep them together. There are anywhere from 1 cd per book up to 8 cd's per book. Thanks…

Started by Janet Estridge in Collection Development

6 Mar 29
Reply by adair elwing

Reorganizing Classification

Hello again, I had asked about this before and decided that I am going to do a topic classification, no numbers at all. With that said I am…

Started by Amanda in Church Library Administration

12 Mar 8
Reply by Linda S

Posters from the Past

Our Children's and Youth Department Is going through the makeover process. There have been several old posters found that have our kids and…

Started by Nancy C. Hinshaw in Collection Development

2 Mar 4
Reply by Betsy Ruffin



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