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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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Library Challenge

Last February I wrote about a challenge we issued to the adults and youth of our church, "Read 10 in 2010".  It was a successful challenge.  Sixty people accepted the challenge.  Thirty-three read at least 10 books and many read far more than ten.  A

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http://meredith.wolfwater.com/wordpress/2011/01/18/ebooks-and-libraries-a-stream-of-concerns/

 

This is a rather long blog about public libraries and ebooks, but well-worth reading. If you have a Kindle, Nook, etc. or if you are considering adding eb

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Funding Options

I need some ideas on how you acquire new funds for your libraries. Do you only receive funds through the budget of your church, do you have fundraisers, do you receive donations, etc.? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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We are trying something new in the library at Eastern Hills Baptist Church, Albuquerque, NM. We challenged the adults and youth to Read 10 in 2010. We did not know if the adults would respond, but they have. Thirty eight have signed up so far and sev

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Book Club Selections

I would love to receive reading selections for a book club @ Timberlake Baptist Church in Myrtle Beach. Many couples as well as single adults attend our supper meetings.

Some titles we've enjoyed are The Shack, Same Kind of Different as Me, God on a

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Here's how we celebrate Valentine's Day in the library at Richmond Presbyterian, Richmond, BC, Canada: Every year, on the Sunday nearest Valentine's (right on this year!), we have "Kiss Sunday" when we give out bookmark-size lists of love-themed medi

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