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We just had a lovely visit and time of fellowship at The Master's Seminary. We had a lovely brunch and tour of the library facility, which is one of the most extensive seminary libraries in the U.S., if not the world.
We had a wonderful meeting! First, our hostess Val Wray, librarian at EV Free Fullerton, spread out a wonderful brunch with quiches, fruit, juice, etc. Next, a representative from Power Bible (Green Egg Media) showed us the 10 volumes of this new cartoon-style Bible story series that has had amazing popularity in Korea, and our hostess, Val, says she cannot keep on the shelves. She has 2 sets and may buy more.
Next, Susan Titus Osborn, a long-time Christian author, editor, and Christian speakers' bureau head, spoke on being a judge for the Christy Award: how books are nominated, how the evaluation process works, resulting in winners chosen. She shared about the history of several awards and also current happenings in the industry. We enjoyed hearing about this process.
Saturday, May 30th - Doors open at for morning refreshments at 9:30. Meeting begins at 10 am.
Meet for fellowship, peer-mentoring and sharing. Focus will be making the most out of space in a small library room. Come see how we managed to squeeze a big collection into a small, pie-shaped room! There will be a tour of the library and discussion of ideas.
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Spring Meeting - May 30 - Cypress Church. Details to follow in early May.
Focus will be making the most out of a very small library.
Our fall meeting Nov. 8th was held at Granada Heights Friends Church in La Mirada. We toured their remodeled library and saw their updated ResourceMate software in action. We discussed a number of important plans for our group, and plan to meet again in spring 2015.
Our special event has been cancelled due to our speaker's health issues. Please keep Colleen in your prayers. Thank you.
Please join us for a special workshop on utilizing social media to promote your church library or ministry, Saturday, May 31st, at Cal State Fullerton University:
Our Spring Meeting will be Saturday, March 8th, 2014, at Calvary Chapel Golden Springs in Diamond Bar. 10 - 11:45; optional lunch.
Our Fall 2013 meeting was held at Buena Park Public Library with Phyllis Nisle, Public Librarian and Christian Fiction Acquisitions director. This public library has a large collection of Christian fiction titles, as well as ebooks and an Internet accessible database for professional book reviews for members. All visiting church librarians and assistants were offered a free membership.
Spring Meeting and Multi-Library Tour
Date: Saturday, April 13th Time: 9:30am
Place: Meet at South Valley Church, 24551 Valley Street, Santa Clarita, CA 91321.
We will be touring THREE church libraries AND a brand new, state-of-the-art public library (special tour just for us!) in Newhall, as well as holding our annual Spring meeting. Morning refreshments (9:30) and lunch will be provided and we will also have a small bus to shuttle us around to all of the libraries. There is no cost for lunch or the use of the bus, compliments of Grace Baptist Church! But you must RSVP to Wendy or Mary at (661)296-8737 ext.197 by April 1st. Please join us!
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