Sharln Chapman
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  • Raleigh, NC
  • United States
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Paid Church Librarians
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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 comfortable, would you please let me know if you are paid or not. I'm…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Cynthia McConniel Sep 22.

Paid positions
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All,I am prayerfully considering making a proposal to our church leadership that my volunteer position become a part-time paid position.Countless church members are always surprised when I tell them…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Debbie Dehart Jun 4, 2017.

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, 2017.

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.

 

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Cynthia McConniel replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"Our church was blessed with a large gift for the use of our library.  Up to that point I was a volunteer at 10 hours a week.  The board moved immediately to move it to a pay position.   Still 10 hours a week but I do morebat home…"
Sep 22
Debbie Dehart replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"Not paid.  "
Sep 19
Linda Stuck replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"Our church library operates entirely as a volunteer library.  It is a magnificent ministry opportunity.  Those who work either along side me or in the background, I believe would agree. "
Aug 15
Debra Woodhams replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"I have been librarian for my church 1 year now.  Am still teaching myself how to do lib.  work so I am not paid.  It is fun though"
Aug 15
Sharln Chapman replied to the discussion 'Reading Programs...?'
"So through the years we’ve tried different things to track reading. We’ve learned that no matter how you track it the little kids (rising K-rising 2nd) can’t compete with 3-5th graders. So we separate the two age groups for…"
May 23
Sharln Chapman replied to the discussion 'Reading Programs...?'
"For the past few years our "prizes" have been experiences with the ministers and staff. The top three readers in each age group gets the opportunity to do something special with a member of the ministerial staff. For…"
May 23
Sharln Chapman replied to the discussion 'Atrium & Opac Rollout to Church'
"I spent quite a bit of time going to different Sunday School classes talking about the new software. We still keep the book cards in all of our books for anyone who would rather not use a scanner to check-out books. I produced a little brochure…"
May 2
Sharln Chapman replied to the discussion 'Major church remodel and I need help please!!!'
"Congratulations on the gift to the library! It is affirming to hear that church libraries are valued and appreciated. As far as software, we've used Concourse and Atriuum. Both have been extremely user friendly (and both by the same company -…"
Apr 15
Amanda replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"Not"
Mar 30
Janet Estridge replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"I have volunteered in the Church Library for almost 40 years. I've never gotten paid and don't expect too, either. This goes for the rest of us who also volunteer."
Mar 16
Linda S replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"All volunteer hours here. "
Mar 15
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"The position at our church is paid full time."
Mar 13
Ann Lancaster replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"Sharin, the librarian position at our church has never been a paid position.  I have been the librarian for 12 years now, love it, and count it as my ministry for God to the church."
Mar 11
Sharln Chapman posted a discussion

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 comfortable, would you please let me know if you are paid or not. I'm not looking for any specifics, just looking for the precedence of paid church librarians.Thank you all so much.Sharln ChapmanHayes Barton Baptist ChurchRaleigh, NCSee More
Mar 11
Sharln Chapman replied to the discussion 'Go On or Give Up'
"Please, please don't give up. I've been working in our library for three years now.  I am starting to see the fruits of my labor now. What has worked for me is to heavily promote the library to the children and families in our church.…"
Nov 7, 2017
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Oct 19, 2017

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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!  

At 6:23pm on November 21, 2014, Jeanne Lowe Tucker said…

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

 
 
 

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