I wanted to share a new resource that has a been a big hit for our church library: Grace Bags. These bags contain books and manipulatives for families to checkout and use during service or to take home. For example, the Daniel bag contains 3 books,
I am the librarian for my church library and also the president of the local Friends of the Library. Our Big Book Sale is coming up soon. If you are near southeast Alabama (Dothan), you will want to come to this sale! It will be a great opportunit
I'm in the process of revitalizing our small library, it needs some loving tlc! One of our Sunday School teachers asked if I would be sure to add some books for preschool ages that she can use and read during Sunday School. I agreed, but didn't rea
Yesterday my sister, Diane Moody, shared with me a note she received from a reader. God used this note to nudge her to keep on writing her current book. That note gave her the confidence she needed to keep going.
As we talked, it dawned on me that yo
I'm on the board of the ECLA (Evangelical Church Library Association) and we are hosting an IN-PERSON conference on October 8! It will be in Wheaton, IL and we invite you to come, and bring some friends! While of special interest to libraria
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
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
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!!