Ken Satterfield just contributed an update of an article he wrote a few years ago for the CLN. His article is a great launch for a conversation about the future of church libraries in Collection Development. From your experiences now and in the past
Do any of you write a newsletter or include information in your bulletin to promote books and other media in the library? If so, do you find it to be successful? I would love to see examples of what you do.
As a former Special librarian and retired now for about 22 years and still going, I've helped many libraries start-up or reorganize; Corporate, Public, Academic, State Prison, Churches, and Rare auto collection and an auto museum.
The last sev
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FYI, check out Masonboro Baptist Church (in Wilmington, NC) website, Facebook or YouTube to see our Children’s Ministries Director Tracy Brewer feature our Library & read a book virtually last week. I think she did it on Zoom but
Has anyone bought tablets that could be checked out? We have several who have a hard time reading either because of their eyes or holding a book so I was considering buying a couple. How did you handle them
Did you take pictures of your Christmas, Hanukkah, New Years, and other holiday displays? We would love to see your ideas!! Click here to post your pictures or you can post pictures in a comment.
On my journal of our transition we are making in my church with our Enrichment Center, I just posted about our launch of a Topic of the Month Strategy. Click here.
Are you doing a Topic of the Month approach of some kind? If so, please share your
Every November our church has an International Mission emphasis week. Our WMU and children’s mission groups lead the church in learning about missionaries in certain areas around the world. Our library staff decided this year we would not only supp
We do a summer reading program each year, and also usually an adult reading challenge for adults during the winter months. It's usually 7 weeks or so, with the goal to read as many of the 16 genres we put on a bookmark as possible and we give prizes
I mentioned this in a previous post regarding an abundance of Devotionals and what to do with them. Thought it would be a good idea to post here as this works well at our church. We have an annual devotional exchange which takes place on the last S
Carolyn Walker shared how her church encourages people to read the Bible through each year. Click here to read her article. How about your church? How does your church's library support an emphasis on reading the Bible?
Let's start sharing what we are doing through our library ministries with preschoolers and children. You are invited to join our new Children's Library group to share ideas and concerns. Click here.
For all of us, let's share what is happening her
Each year WBC Library tries to go along with the theme of VBS. VBS theme this year was the popular In The Wild by Lifeway. That was easy....the theme for our Summer Reading Club 2019 is Wild about Reading! We purchased a truck photo stand-up & doo
Happy birthday. Hope you have had a very special day!
Today, January 23, 2019, is Maxine's 100th birthday. You are invited to send your greetings to Maxine by doing so through your comments here. We love you, Maxine!
We are relocating our slatboards from inside the church library to the hallway just outside the library. The slatboards hold many counseling booklets, biblical related brochures/pamphlets etc that are free to take. I maintain an ongoing max/min on t
I was thrilled to get yesterday's edition of Daily Insights from Facts & Trends. The feature article is right on point about how our churches are dealing with domestic violence today.
Note that at the end of the article where the author asks the qu
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