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.
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FYI, check out Masonboro Baptist Church (in Wilmington, NC) website, Facebook or YouTube to see our Children’s Ministries Director Tracy Brewer feature our Library & read a book virtually last week. I think she did it on Zoom but
Did you take pictures of your Christmas, Hanukkah, New Years, and other holiday displays? We would love to see your ideas!! Click here to post your pictures or you can post pictures in a comment.
On my journal of our transition we are making in my church with our Enrichment Center, I just posted about our launch of a Topic of the Month Strategy. Click here.
Are you doing a Topic of the Month approach of some kind? If so, please share your
Every November our church has an International Mission emphasis week. Our WMU and children’s mission groups lead the church in learning about missionaries in certain areas around the world. Our library staff decided this year we would not only supp
We do a summer reading program each year, and also usually an adult reading challenge for adults during the winter months. It's usually 7 weeks or so, with the goal to read as many of the 16 genres we put on a bookmark as possible and we give prizes
Carolyn Walker shared how her church encourages people to read the Bible through each year. Click here to read her article. How about your church? How does your church's library support an emphasis on reading the Bible?
Each year WBC Library tries to go along with the theme of VBS. VBS theme this year was the popular In The Wild by Lifeway. That was easy....the theme for our Summer Reading Club 2019 is Wild about Reading! We purchased a truck photo stand-up & doo
We are relocating our slatboards from inside the church library to the hallway just outside the library. The slatboards hold many counseling booklets, biblical related brochures/pamphlets etc that are free to take. I maintain an ongoing max/min on t
Here is a article I wrote from our current church library newsletter.
Many people who love to read also love to discuss the books they’ve read with others. It’s even better if this discussion takes place with someone else who read the
Would you share your stories about VBS this year? How did your library participate? Any pictures? You can add pictures here or go to Photos. Let's share ideas as we get ready for next year!
In the Library Ministry, as in every part of life, there are periods of "feast or famine" and of "discouragement or elation." Our best advice is to pray, wait, and listen for God's guidance!
Since February 1943, when the first books were recorded in
At our church we're doing a Reading Challenge for adults - we're handing out bookmarks with sixteen categories of books, and participants have from Jan. 31-March 6 to read as many as they can (or want to! it's supposed to be fun, not pressure). We wi
We would love to hear about your church's library ministry highlights! Follow the prompts and share your stories. While you share about 2015, be sure to share your plans for 2016.
Our Summer Reading program has come to an end and I thought I'd give you an update on how it went.
Overall, we were very happy with how it went. Not all of the 75 people who signed up actually participated, but this was probably a good thing, as we
We played on the VBS theme used maps to decorate the idea being that they read out of each 'group' (fiction, 100s, 200s,...) with a round prize for each (glo-stick, pencil, ball...) and they put a sticker on a world map for each book Both our regula
We developed a summer reading program we're calling Berean's (name of our church) Book Bingo.
We have three groups - Beginner (3-gr. 2), Intermediate (gr. 3-6) and Teen (gr. 6-12). I made a different Bingo card for each group; the first two have 25
Our church has over 300 pre-schoolers and Mother's Day Out children enrolled in its weekly programs. A great percentage are non church members. Our Media Center schedules these classes twice weekly for story time. At the New Parents meeting each fall
We have a 2'x3' bulletin board outside our library door that I use for promoting our monthly themes. Instead of having to wrestle with rolls of background paper and a stapler, I put my display together on my scrapbooking table and then hang it. I use
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