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
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
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 seve
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!
There was a good article on the benefits of Slow Reading in the Wall Street Journal a couple days ago.
Sunday, May 18, 2014. Sarasota. Florida. A dedication of the new library was held and attended by approximately 50 people. The Reverend Dr. Glen Bell opened the ceremony with a few comments of brief history from Annabelle Cowden to Natalie Smith (
Join me in celebrating the ministry of Beth Andrews. Share your love and admiration for Beth as well as your experiences with her through the years.
Thank you, Beth, for letting God use you in our lives in such significant ways. Thank you for all t
In my wanderings in the web I came across a blog by photographer Steve McCurry that I found to be an interesting combination of great photographs with quotations that relate to readers.
As a storyteller, I have many precious memories of visits to libraries for story time. Many were public and private school libraries, but there were the public libraries in Virginia who invited me for workshops and for summer series on a certain the
Our library has a card making ministry that raises about $900 a year for the library. The congregation donates used greeting cards and volunteers use them to make new "recycled cards". Then the congregation buys them off a card rack located in the l
What a blessing this will be for church librarians everywhere! Thank you Morlee and team for making this happen. I'm looking forward to the exchange of ideas, encouragement and support this will allow, and will be inviting others to join also. Thanks
Thank you, so much, for this website. Yes, I have at times felt like we're out here all on our own since we lost the Media magazine. I really miss that. I realize Lifeway has a page or two for libraries deep down in their website but I'm excited abou
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