Sharln Chapman
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Library social media
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Hello all. I'm interested in how other church libraries use social media. Do any of you have dedicated Facebook, Instagram, or twitter?Do you have good responses from it? Does it work as a…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Janice Devers Feb 17.

Book - Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife
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Hello all.Does anyone have this book?  The author is Eben Alexander, M.D.  The LoC has the call number as 617.48 which is specifically about neurosurgery.  On OCLC it is also listed as 133.9 (which…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Eva Nell Hunter Sep 15, 2016.

Where do you order new books from?
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I know that the public libraries of the world order books from places like Baker & Taylor so they can get discounted rates.  I usually order new books from amazon, CBD, or LifeWay (just depending…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Eva Nell Hunter Jun 21, 2016.

Question about an OLD book
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I've been cleaning out old cabinets and dusty places.  Came across a 1911 copy of The Great Controversy Between Christ and Satan by E.G. White.  There are copies of this book on ebay that range from…Continue

Tags: book, old

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Eva Nell Hunter Jun 21, 2016.

 

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Sharln Chapman replied to the discussion 'What's the craziest thing someone has donated to your church library?'
"Haha! I received the Twilight series.  Yikes."
Thursday
Janice Devers replied to the discussion 'Library social media'
"I have been using our library fb page for several years now for promotional purposes such as sharing new acquisitions and programming information. We also share articles and memes on occasion. Check it out at Graefenburg Baptist Church Library."
Feb 17
Jennie Andrews replied to the discussion 'Library social media'
"We have a Facebook page. I use it to advertise new additions to the catalogue, reminders to bring back overdue books, links to interesting articles, a few relevant cartoons, advertising our Book Club, book reviews etc. We have a good number of…"
Feb 4
Sharln Chapman posted a discussion

Library social media

Hello all. I'm interested in how other church libraries use social media. Do any of you have dedicated Facebook, Instagram, or twitter?Do you have good responses from it? Does it work as a promotional tool?Thanks for your input.Sharln ChapmanSee More
Jan 24
Sharln Chapman commented on the event '2017 NC CLM Workshop / Libraries: Modern toolshops'
"Hey Jenn, Hope to be there this year."
Jan 5
Eva Nell Hunter replied to the discussion 'Book - Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife'
"I do not have this particular book, but there are several written along the same line such as "Heaven is for real."  I certainly would not place such books under the number for heaven because there are so many doubts about the…"
Sep 15, 2016
Joanne Ladewig replied to the discussion 'Book - Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife'
"My recollection about this book was that it was not Biblically sound, which is why it was given a "Spiritualism" heading rather than some aspect of Christianity. My guess is that most church libraries would not add it to their collection…"
Aug 28, 2016
Sharln Chapman posted a discussion

Book - Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife

Hello all.Does anyone have this book?  The author is Eben Alexander, M.D.  The LoC has the call number as 617.48 which is specifically about neurosurgery.  On OCLC it is also listed as 133.9 (which is Spiritualism) and as a biography.  I'm just not sure what would be best for a church library.Any thoughts on how to catalog this book?Sharln ChapmanSee More
Aug 16, 2016
Eva Nell Hunter replied to the discussion 'Where do you order new books from?'
"A LifeWay Christian bookstore manager at one of our library conferences last November told us about the discount that LifeWay now offers.  I like to do business with them whenever possible. Another place that I quite often use is  Lsbrary…"
Jun 21, 2016
Eva Nell Hunter replied to the discussion 'Question about an OLD book'
"Ellen G. White is one writer that I would certainly not place in the library.  She and her husband started what became known as the Seventh Day Adventist Church.  They started worship on Saturday instead of Sunday.  Even though she…"
Jun 21, 2016
Martha Jo Dendinger replied to the discussion 'Question about an OLD book'
"Maybe donate it to a Seventh Day Adventist Church, or why put some apostate material (if it is such) back on the street?"
Jun 9, 2016
Sharln Chapman replied to the discussion 'Where do you order new books from?'
"Morlee, I didn't know that.  Thanks so much for letting me know."
Jun 6, 2016
Morlee Maynard replied to the discussion 'Where do you order new books from?'
"In case you have not heard, LifeWay Christian stores matches prices with other retailers including Amazon. Here's a tweet that went out in 2015: If you've found a lower current price on an identical item at one of our competitors (online…"
Jun 6, 2016
Pat Shufeldt replied to the discussion 'Where do you order new books from?'
"Library discounts with jobbers are negotiated based on the volume of purchasing which is anticipated in a year's time. Few of us in church libraries can compete on that basis.  A number of years ago I used one of the library jobbers for a…"
Jun 2, 2016
Sandra Fitts replied to the discussion 'Where do you order new books from?'
"We usually use the same places that you mentioned to purchase items.  I use LifeWay often because church  libraries usually get a discount on regular-priced items, and I like to see what I am purchasing!   Sometimes we go to Barnes…"
Jun 2, 2016
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Summer Reading Olympics at Hayes Barton Baptist

Window display for the beginning of our Summer Reading Olympics 2016. This year our program is for rising K - rising 6th graders. We're tracking minutes read per week and the top three readers will win a prize experience with a minister or staff…
Jun 2, 2016

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At 3:09pm on November 23, 2014, Sandra Fitts said…

Welcome, Sharin!  Glad to have you as a part of the Church Librarians Network!  

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Welcome, Sharin! I can promise that you will love NING!

 
 
 

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