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church library in St. Louis, MO?

Good morning, everyone One of our members is moving to St. Louis and is looking for a new church with a library.  Can anyone help me?  Than…

Started by Martha Jo Dendinger

2 Nov 5
Reply by Martha Jo Dendinger


Do you have ebooks with Overdrive and do you allow others to join your library and check ebooks? Joan  Olive library  Pensacola, Fl.

Started by Joan Hoyt

1 Oct 29
Reply by Paul Adams

Intro and Best Practices for Revitalizing Library

Hello! My name is Becky Isbell. I recently volunteered, along with two other ladies, to help with the church library. I think it’s become a…

Started by Becky Isbell

14 Oct 10
Reply by Debbie Dehart

Weeding and collection policy for 242 devotional literature question

Good morning everyone, I'm attempting to weed our 242 section, primarily devotional books in the calendar format.  How does everyone handle…

Started by Martha Jo Dendinger

7 Oct 8
Reply by Marilyn Trueblood

What is the best software for a small library?

Our church membership is approx. 300. Our media collection is approx. 8,000. Also, we use barcodes. Would anyone recommend a certain softwa…

Started by Karen Kyte

3 Oct 6
Reply by Laura Dallas

I need to completely reorganize the way we shelve DVDs.

Most local libraries seem to put the first 3 letters of the title on the visible spine so they are shelved alphabetically by title.  I plan…

Started by Jean Anthony

13 Oct 2
Reply by Debbie Dehart

Library closed

Our pastor and church staff considered libraries obsolete and a waste of space. We had over 6,000 books and DVDs. Thee were all given away…

Started by Jolene Walters

1 Oct 2
Reply by Morlee Maynard

Library book abuse

We have a member who continually returns books that are damaged. Our pastor wants me to put an announcement in the church bulletin to addre…

Started by Lynn Beech

3 Sep 10
Reply by Paul Adams

Cathy Moss

Since card catalogs are dinosaurs, what plan is used for patrons to locate materials if the library is open but unstaffed?

Started by Cathy Moss

9 Sep 4
Reply by Debbie

Paid Church Librarians

I've posted a similar question last year, and got a few responses. I'm just trying to gauge how many of us are paid.  If you feel comforta…

Started by Sharln Chapman

14 Aug 31
Reply by Susan M. Albon



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