Linda S
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  • London, OH
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How to organize/classify fiction?
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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 Fiction series, I believe it beneficial to classify our…Continue

Tags: contemporary, futuristic, historical, genres, fiction

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Linda S yesterday.

Picture Books
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We have a children's collection and a junior collection that both contain picture books which we place separately from the other books.    Do you add any letter(s) into the call numbers to indicate…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Linda S Dec 13, 2017.

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.

 

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Linda S replied to the discussion 'How to organize/classify fiction?'
"Thank you, Martha and Wendy.  I value your opinion.  It does make sense to at least identify books somehow as to its genre and I understand your point about keeping books together by author. I'll continue to process your input.…"
yesterday
Wendy McClenahan replied to the discussion 'How to organize/classify fiction?'
"I agree with Martha.  Keeping fiction grouped by author helps people find everything together by one they like.  And some authors write in different genres.  Using colored labels on the spine (even if it's just different colored…"
Thursday
Martha W. Hancock replied to the discussion 'How to organize/classify fiction?'
"I think that The Library store, and Brodart have spine labels in different categories.   I would continue to classify as fiction (F) or (FIC), and put a regular spine label on them, but add the additional label for Historical Fiction, romance,…"
Wednesday
Linda S replied to the discussion 'How to organize/classify fiction?'
"What about  . . .  1. Historical  2. Contemporary 3. Timeless ...........?????  HISTORICAL --- this comprises at least 1/2 of our collection  CONTEMPORARY ---  this comprises of almost 1/2 of our…"
Wednesday
Linda S replied to the discussion 'Books that Save Souls??? Bring People to a Saving Knowledge of Grace?'
"How exciting, Laine!  I truly hope it works out for you and others to start a church library. With resolve and purpose and a lot of prayer, I believe your church library can be quite a blessing.  Kay -- as someone on the sidelines of…"
Wednesday
Linda S posted a discussion

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 Fiction series, I believe it beneficial to classify our fiction section differently. That is, in a more specific way -- but not too specific. We just went online with our library, and so we can enter more specifically  into the computer. But when people browse in our library room, I'd like to make it a bit easier to find their taste of fiction. What are…See More
Wednesday
Linda S replied to the discussion 'Classification'
"Quite helpful! I was just about ready to post the same question --- Thank you for asking the question and the detailed replies! "
Wednesday
Linda S replied to the discussion 'Classifying missionary biographies'
"Just wanted to thank the original poster and the reply, as I'm considering this same question. "
Wednesday
Linda S commented on the blog post 'Favorite Recent Christian Movies'
"Thank you -- this is helpful! "
Wednesday
Linda S replied to the discussion 'Books that Save Souls??? Bring People to a Saving Knowledge of Grace?'
"Will do ---  lots of time to be in prayer for you and all aspects of the library ministry. I'm marking those days on my calendar. Side thought: Do you have anyone at the church who uses/supports the Library? If so, could they contribute…"
Tuesday
Linda S replied to the discussion 'Books that Save Souls??? Bring People to a Saving Knowledge of Grace?'
"Linda --- Do you mind sharing with us the date for your board meeting so I can pray especially for you and the board members at the time of your meeting as well as praying for you now?  --from another Linda"
Tuesday
Linda S replied to the discussion 'Books that Save Souls??? Bring People to a Saving Knowledge of Grace?'
"Pat -- you're so encouraging. I love all the suggestions and thoughts about "What is a church library?"  I'm so touched by each person who is posting. "
Tuesday
Linda S replied to the discussion 'Books that Save Souls??? Bring People to a Saving Knowledge of Grace?'
"What about biographies? Many biographies for all ages inspire - to come to Christ, to grow deeper in our faith and to share the Good News.  Examples of 3 series in our library:  Christian Heroes: Then & Now collection written by Janet…"
Tuesday
Linda S replied to the discussion 'Books that Save Souls??? Bring People to a Saving Knowledge of Grace?'
"Ravi Zacharis books and other media are powerful too. "
Tuesday
Linda S replied to the discussion 'Books that Save Souls??? Bring People to a Saving Knowledge of Grace?'
"When I asked my brother of his library recommendations, his top choice is "More than a Carpenter" , by Josh McDowell.  Why? My brother was engaged in a deep spiritual battle to either live for Christ or not. Reading that book changed…"
Tuesday
Linda S replied to the discussion 'DVD/CD Study Kits'
"Thanks. I appreciate your response. When I wrote my last post, I didn't quite catch on to what you meant. Sorry ...  I was thinking about a case to hold DVD sets, leader guides, and at least one participant guide - the whole kit. …"
Jan 9

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