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What to use to store/shelve kits?
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I have a few kits - DVD/Leader books & so on that need to be contained. The question is what & from where. I was looking at Brodart supplies but can't yet find what I need.Our Beth Moore…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Susan Glynn Mule' Apr 19, 2016.

Youth / Young Adult Fiction Book Recommendations?
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I'm curious ~ what youth / young adult fiction books you and/or your patrons are excited about? I have ideas for future purchase orders, but am interested in hearing from this great forum your top…Continue

Tags: Collection, Fiction, Adult, Young, Youth

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Linda S Aug 11, 2014.

Biography & Audiobook - What Call Letters to use?
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If we use "B" for biography, would it be confusing to use "BCD" for book on CD (audiobook)? If we use BCD, would it be better to use Bio for biography? OR maybe use CDBk for book on CD (audiobook)?…Continue

Tags: CD, Biography, number, call, Numbers

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Linda S Jun 18, 2015.

I'd appreciate suggestions/ideas with DVD classification
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We've decided to form a Family DVD Collection & are working on expanding this section. (This is been after talking with some of our church members.) How do you suggest to label these movies? Fam?…Continue

Tags: movies, family, number, Call, DVD

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Linda S Sep 3, 2014.

 

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Susan Glynn Mule' replied to the discussion 'What to use to store/shelve kits?'
"They do.  I also label each individual item and put a label on it that says "Not for individual check out". Then, I write the call number on the plastic bag, nice and large, in sharpie. I am attaching a couple of pictures, but…"
Apr 19, 2016
Linda S replied to the discussion 'What to use to store/shelve kits?'
"Do your labels seem to stick well on the ziplock bags?    "
Apr 19, 2016
Susan Glynn Mule' replied to the discussion 'What to use to store/shelve kits?'
"I use extra large ziplock bags.  It isn't the most visually appealing but it does allow people to see the materials.  I also created a specific call number and put them all together under "K" in their own section."
Apr 19, 2016
Linda S replied to the discussion 'What to use to store/shelve kits?'
"I'm sorry I didn't respond earlier.  I come back here for reference as needed - I appreciate your in-depth & thoughtful reply.  So far, I'm using a combination of things such as accordian style file folders which I can…"
Mar 27, 2016
Pat Shufeldt replied to the discussion 'What to use to store/shelve kits?'
"If a kit comes in a box suitable for shelving on its own, we leave materials in it. We use Janway hanging media bags for curriculum kits which do not come in their own packaging. Janway's prices are lower than elsewhere but require a minimum…"
Feb 18, 2016
Linda S replied to the discussion 'What to use to store/shelve kits?'
"Thank you both for your helpful suggestions! I will check out our Wal-Mart to see what I can find there. I started labeling the kits somewhat similar to Eva's idea. KIT / Grp / (whatever the call number - Dewey) / author This is for group…"
Feb 17, 2016
Eva Nell Hunter replied to the discussion 'What to use to store/shelve kits?'
"Linda, we find that most of our kits are in a form that we can place a label on them.  We do classify as we do all other media and shelve them all in one place.  For those that do not have an appropriate container for the kit, we can…"
Feb 17, 2016
Robert E. Wittmeyer replied to the discussion 'What to use to store/shelve kits?'
"I would go to Walmart, Container Store, etc. and find a nice-sized, stack-able, plastic container that would be my standard storage container.  The larger problem is where to store them efficiently because hard plastic containers do not…"
Feb 17, 2016
Linda S posted a discussion

What to use to store/shelve kits?

I have a few kits - DVD/Leader books & so on that need to be contained. The question is what & from where. I was looking at Brodart supplies but can't yet find what I need.Our Beth Moore series come in nice boxes. Do you use boxes or some kind of plastic bag?Any suggestions? See More
Feb 16, 2016
Linda S replied to the discussion 'Desperate need of help - book selection'
"My heart rejoices with you!  Thank you, God."
Sep 26, 2015
Linda S replied to the discussion 'Desperate need of help - book selection'
"Interesting! I'll be watching the Thomas Nelson literature a bit more closely. Thank you.  "
Sep 23, 2015
Linda S replied to the discussion 'Desperate need of help - book selection'
"Debbie ~ I believe I understand what you're saying.   We too have proof readers and people know they can bring any concerns to the Library. When I stepped up to be librarian 2 years ago, I began to take closer look at the books. It seems…"
Sep 23, 2015
Linda S replied to the discussion 'Desperate need of help - book selection'
"I sense your passion through these posts!   I'm covering you with prayers today and for the ED committee members to have listening hearts.   Just a note (if you see this): I'm about sure you have the issue of accountability in…"
Sep 22, 2015
Linda S replied to the discussion 'Desperate need of help - book selection'
"Any updates? Have you been able to meet with the Education Committee? May God give you wisdom as you relate."
Sep 22, 2015
Linda S replied to the discussion 'Weeding out your library'
"Hi Sharon!  I know there are people much more experienced than I, but at our small library I've been doing the same process as you.  Here's  what I do: 1. Doubles/Triples - I found doubles & even triples in our small…"
Sep 22, 2015
Linda S replied to the discussion 'small town church library'
"There are lots of helpful & encouraging comments here. In addition to comments made here, we're building up the children's section. There are a lot of children books/DVDs that our public library does not have,…"
Jun 18, 2015

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