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
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
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
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
Just released by Brazio (Baker Books). I can't wait to use this book with a small group on Wednesdays at my church. I'm thinking it will be a perfect book for a small group study or book club sponsored by church libraries. Some of you have pastors an
Many people are not aware that there are some great free Christian media available in hundreds of different languages. Here is a list with the website link for those who do not know about them:
1) Free Bible in a Thousand Languages - You have to dow
The following is a list my recent favorite Christian movies:
1) Mom's Night Out - comedy
2) War Room - drama
3) God's Not Dead 1,2, & 3 - apologetics
4) I'm Not Ashamed - teen biography
5) The Case For Christ - apologetics
6) The End of the Spear - m
Vicki is a member of the CLN. Check out the information she is providing about her books.
Click here to open the series. Click on each book cover to see Vicki's description of the book.
Our inventory is almost finished and I just noticed the pdf articles on inventory on this site. Of course I did completely opposite from the way suggested. It said to use the card catalog and then pull the book from the shelf. We are a small to mediu
Maxine Bersch, one of our long time members, just released a new book!! Check it out by clicking on the cover!! Congratulations, Mackie!!
I found the 10th post at
Rose Newcomb, First Baptist Church, Cami, IL sent in the following:
The LibraryThing is adding an OPAC feature for small libraries. Check the announcement at:
I just came across a website that when I saw it I wanted to jump up and down, scream and shout, you get the idea.
The website is :
A Complete list of all Books in Series Order.
Check it out and let me know what you think.
If you have a school library or a kids' section in your church library, please do not assume that this year's winning Caldecott book is appropriate for your collection. Although it has won various awards, the content has language and content issues t
Some years ago I wrote an article about securing book donations for our 55 prison libraries in Michigan, then published it in the library magazine, Against the Grain. Recently I have found the article is in an archive from which one can download the
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