My sister, Diane Moody, has just released her newest book. Must admit, I almost read it in one sitting which is unusual for me. Could not put it down! Great historical fiction that tells the story of a little known part of WWII. As you will see on th
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.
We have grown in our library ministry from 8 women to 12 this year! We now have 4 teams of two library assistants each to run our library on Sunday mornings, (one team for each week of the month) plus a team of 2 for the 5th Sunday every third month.
I just recently discovered T. L. Higley. When I went to her web site, I found that she has some interesting offers. Go to http://tracyhigley.com/ , then to "connect" and then click on "Great Book giveaway".
We have recently discovered that many of our "JF" books are in the Accelerated Reader Program in the elementary schools. We are promoting this with our church family which will help increase circulation in addition to giving the public school childr
A long-time friend of mine from my seminary days has just published an excellent new Bible study tool, Jeanette Ford. As the title indicates, Jeanette is an archivist who served with the National Archives in the 1970s and 80s. This new tool arranges
One of our heroes in church library ministry has written a devotional book--Keith Mee. Sometimes we don't consider devotional books for our libraries but I encourage you to consider this one. Keith has done an excellent job with these thoughtful Bibl
Fort Worth, TX - July 29, 2012 - “Since my eyesight has gotten so bad, I had quit coming to the library,” commented a senior adult to the library staffer at Wedgwood Baptist Church. She was one of the first to sign up for the library’s new eBook chec
We had one of our quarterly associational library meetings tonight. The program was an overview presentation of ECLM. One of the workers at our church had broken it down into (paper) notebook form to show everyone how easy it is to understand and c
I am trying to find good fiction books for a 9th grade boy. He really enjoyed the Andrew Klavan Homelander series so maybe I need more books similar to this.
Also, does anyone know of blogs I could read which give recommendations on children/tee
I am thinking that with all the service men returning from Irac there will probably be some of your congregations who will be among them. It is worth taking time to go internet and get all the information that you can gather about their efforts, fr
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
Who is going to have a winter reading program? Ours begins on January 15 and will continue through the last Sunday in March. It is for adults only since we have one for the children in the summertime. In addition to prizes awarded through our chu
We have had some trouble with pages falling out of a few of our "I Can Read" Series of children's books. I contacted Zondervan and they have been extremely helpful in trying to correct this problem for future printing and binding. They even offered
How many of you are using blogs to promote your library? We began one this past year and have been very happy to have a resource that we can update as often as we have ideas. Anyone with a Gmail account can start a blog through Blogspot for free.
How many of you are doing a summer reading program? Ours will begin this Sunday, May 22 and continue through July 24. For updates, visit our blog at www.libraryfbc.blogspot.com
Everyone needs to buy the new book Eyes of The Ocean by Dan Morton. This book is now in stores Target and Barnes and Noble to name a few.
Dan Morton will be in Myrtle Beach, SC later this week for book signing events. He will also be in Florida
Remember when your school had a book fair and you had $5 to spend on the book of your choice to be placed in the school library?
I want to something similar based on what I heard at a recent visit to a church library. They did a book fair by purch
We have purchased several titles in the Guidepost Series Mystery and the Minister's Wife. We try to shelf the books in series order, but I have consulted several sources and have been unable to find any agreement on which is #1, which is #2, etc. D
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
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