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
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 here.
Do you have a subscription to Facts & Trends? I encourage you to get the new digital edition which replaced the print edition this Fall. Many libraries have had the print edition in their collections for years. Since that is no longer possible, I hig
Hello. I'm a member of St. John's Episcoapal Church, Charleston, WV; we have a 'library' consisting of some rather dusty, musty books which hardly anyone ever reads. Our new pastor wants to change this. Because I have an MLS, I've been asked to
Donna Duncan from First Baptist Church of Arkadelphia recently joined the CLN. She shared their need to develop a vision statement that will help them serve their 21st Century church. One of our realizations in recent years has been the importance of
What are your 2014 Accomplishments and your 2015 goals for your church library? Click on comments here to respond.
Let's pray for each other as we seek to glorify God through our libraries in 2015.
Thinking and praying about the best way to start up a new church library at Polson Alliance Church.
We were given *bookstore shelving* (PTL) by another church.
We have boxes of already donated books and DVDs and videos.
We have the space in our fello
Recently, Dottie Almond from Hudson, NC emailed me about her team's successful use of the Check Points for Ministry guide. We thought you would enjoy seeing what is going on in Hudson.
Thanks for the Check Points for Ministry guide. Our biggest dow
The First Presbyterian church (USA) of Sarasota, Florida has a new library. Over the past two years planing, design and relocation of the church library from a small, overgrown, humid and poorly located facility was accomplished. By combining and g
Does anybody have library procedures they would like to share? The traditional 2-week borrow time, .... but any others?
The end is in sight! Check out part 3 of the survey series! (and don't forget to fill out the mini survey on the left sidebar)
Did you enjoy part 1? You can check out part 2 to this series here!
Have you ever created a survey for your church library? If so - I'm all ears! In preparation to creating one myself, I've done some research. You can read part 1 here!
Has this ever happened to you?
We have grown in our library ministry from 8 women to 12 this year! We now have 4 teams of two library assistants each to run our library on Sunday mornings, (one team for each week of the month) plus a team of 2 for the 5th Sunday every third month.
We had one of our quarterly associational library meetings tonight. The program was an overview presentation of ECLM. One of the workers at our church had broken it down into (paper) notebook form to show everyone how easy it is to understand and c
I need some ideas on how you acquire new funds for your libraries. Do you only receive funds through the budget of your church, do you have fundraisers, do you receive donations, etc.? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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