Conference leaders will be: Sandra Fitts (LifeWay Church Library Ministry Trainer from MS), Steve Gateley (Dargan Library at LifeWay), Taffey Hall (Archivist for Southern Baptist History and Archives), Bill Jones (President and CEO of Book Systems), Bev League (TN Baptist Library Leader and LifeWay Library Ministry Trainer), Amanda Thompson (Library Assistant, Central Baptist Church), and Carolyn Walker (LifeWay Church Library Ministry Trainer from GA). Morlee Maynard
(our national leader for church libraries) will also be with us. Author Diane Moody will be luncheon speaker.
There will be many give-away books and other items. Lunch is provided by the church. A LifeWay book store will be available. Your only expense is your transportation. To make packet and lunch preparations, it is necessary that you register. Registration for this conference will be done by contacting Eva Nell Hunter, Area Director for North Alabama, in one of the following ways: Telephone: Cell—256-303-7739; Church—256-353-5912; Home—256-355-4021, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Mail: Central Baptist Church, 2801 Highway 31 S, Decatur, AL 35603. Needed will be name, address, telephone number, email address if one, church and association. Even though there is no deadline for registration, it would be helpful if it could be received by Wednesday, October 30th.
Conferences will include every aspect of church library work—administration, collection development, processing including preventive measures, book repair, automation with Concourse, promotion of all sorts, and classification and cataloging. Church history will also be a part of this conference. Most of the classes will be mini-conferences enabling one to take advantage of more topics.