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
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
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
I mentioned this in a previous post regarding an abundance of Devotionals and what to do with them. Thought it would be a good idea to post here as this works well at our church. We have an annual devotional exchange which takes place on the last S
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
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
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.
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
I found the 10th post at
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
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.
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.
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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