What problems are challenging our church’s/synagogue’s library teams? Let’s encourage each other with our prayers and encouragement. Perhaps there is comfort in finding out that our teams are not the only ones facing that challenge. Or we may find so
We would love to see pictures of your church's library decorations and displays. Click here to open Photos then click on the red button in the top right corner of the photos.
And we would love to know what your team plans to do beyond decorating. Ar
Nancy Martin emailed me last week asking about connecting with others who use Quick Cataloging with their online catalogs. She would like to add more libraries to her church’s catalog Quick Cataloging settings.
If you would like to participate in sh
Any VBS experiences to share for this summer?
I stumbled across a great sale on Lifeway. The Holman NT and OT Commentaries are on sale for $4 per book (I'm thinking they are getting ready to publish an updated version). I was able to purchase the entire NT set (12 volumes) for $48 an
Let's continue our reflection on Dr. Stauffer's list of predictions. Here's Number 5:
"A newfound appreciation for in-person fellowship, worship and singing will continue to emerge. After months of being apart and looking at a TV or computer screen,
Last Monday I posted an article by Dr. Clay Stauffer, a pastor in Nashville. He compiled a list of concerns that are currently appearing in several blogs written for pastors and church leaders. I suggest you and I need to consider this concerns becau
An important part of what we face as church and synagogue librarians is connecting with what is happening in our faith families. Dr. Clay Stauffer is pastor of Woodmont Christian Church in Nashville. In Saturday’s Tennessean, he was the author of an
What are you reading and hearing about the importance of relationships in our churches and synagogues? Seems like that is a no-brainer question due to our COVID situation. But does “no-brainer” mean we should accept the obvious as well? Right now kid
My company, Kraken Books, Ltd., published a children's book by a NFL player. Dalton Risner is an outspoken Christian who plays guard for the Denver Broncos. This illustrated 32-page easy read book is centered around Dalton's faith. Included are Dalto
Here are some photos of the tri-folds I mentioned in the conversation about classification. We have several more of different genres each in a different color and some authors that are prolific have their own There were a couple reasons behind maki
With heavy hearts, we embrace the passing of our leader, author, and friend, Maxine Bersch-Lovern. She passed away last Sunday afternoon, September 13 at the age of 101. The family will have a graveside service Monday, September 21 in Richmond, VA. A
We have never done an inventory in our library and are approaching 6800 in our ascension numbers. But, we do not have a scanner! Does anyone have a scanner we could borrow, or even purchase if you are not using it?
Hello! We have 3+ boxes of duplicate books that are available. I will be willing to travel about 50 miles from Mobile, AL to deliver. I do not have a list yet. We have a lot of different genres available. Please let me know if you are interested. My
LifeWay.com has a great coupon if you dig for it. Select: Ministry Resource - Women's Ministries - Catalog. Flip through the catalog to Page 56. A whopping 50% off one regularly priced item (not sale priced). Use code LWWOMEN50 at check-out. Good thr
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.
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