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  • Wenatchee, WA
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"A Classification Guide For Church Libraries"
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Can anyone tell me if the 2014 edition of  "A Classification Guide For Church Libraries" is better than the 1979 edition?  Were a lot of changes made?  Trying to decide if I should update.  Thanks in…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Ann Lancaster Aug 1.

Go On or Give Up
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Right now I'm feeling very discouraged.  It was my hope to get our people involved with the library more if I promoted and celebrated National Church Library Month during the month of October.  I set…Continue

Tags: Library, Indifference, Circulation., of, Lack

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Sharln Chapman Nov 7, 2017.

Classification Number Help
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I am in the process of adding to our library, "The pursuit of God," by A. W. Tozer.  I have checked several resources, including the LOC which didn't give a Dewey number.  At all the other places, no…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Buford Carter Oct 5, 2017.

Appropriateness of Movie for Church Library
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I just watch a movie called, "The Zookeeper's Wife," and was much moved by it and would like to share it with others.  However, since there is no reference to God, faith, or anything spiritual, it is…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Ann Lancaster Sep 12, 2017.

 

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Ann Lancaster replied to the discussion 'Library Books in a small library'
"Our church family seldom spent time in the library to use the reference books.  We decided to process them and move them into our non-fiction section so they could be checked out.  This has worked well so far.  Regarding the cassette…"
Oct 9
Ann Lancaster replied to the discussion '"A Classification Guide For Church Libraries"'
"Thank you.  I will get a copy."
Aug 1
Morlee Maynard replied to the discussion '"A Classification Guide For Church Libraries"'
"Yes, you will find lots of changes. Eva Nell Hunter did a great job in updating it for us!"
Aug 1
Ann Lancaster posted a discussion

"A Classification Guide For Church Libraries"

Can anyone tell me if the 2014 edition of  "A Classification Guide For Church Libraries" is better than the 1979 edition?  Were a lot of changes made?  Trying to decide if I should update.  Thanks in advance.See More
Jul 31
Ann Lancaster replied to the discussion '"A Classification Guide For Church Libraries"'
"Here is a link to one at Lifeway, revised and published in 2014:  https://www.lifeway.com/en/product/a-classification-system-for-church-libraries-revised-P005717341"
Jul 31
Ann Lancaster replied to the discussion 'Help getting together information for the building committee regarding moving the library'
"A few more pictures."
Jul 29
Ann Lancaster replied to the discussion 'Help getting together information for the building committee regarding moving the library'
"Our library is small, but here are a few pictures that might give you some ideas."
Jul 29
Ann Lancaster replied to the discussion 'Duplicating book covers'
"I can't address the copyright specifically, but years ago I wanted to use pictures of some Lifeway material, so I called them and was told that there was no problem with using the pictures for bulletin boards or displays.  Maybe you can…"
Jul 26
Ann Lancaster replied to the discussion 'Concourse Atrium Program'
"We have a small church so we don't use it.  Instead we use LibraryThing and love it."
Jul 14
Ann Lancaster replied to the discussion 'Library staff problem'
"My suggestion is to talk to the chairman about your concerns in a non-critical way and ask if there is anything that is keeping her from doing her duties.  Perhaps she has lost interest or doesn't know how to fit in, or some other personal…"
Jul 2
Ann Lancaster replied to the discussion 'Suggestions how to store and circulate DVD's ?'
"At our library the physical DVDs are stored in the case they come in, with a check-out card and pocket on the back, plus a date due slip. and stored in the library.  The check-out card, pocket, and date due slip are made specifically for…"
May 16
Ann Lancaster replied to the discussion 'Direction please!'
"Mechelle, this is a website I use sometimes: http://classify.oclc.org/classify2/ClassifyDemo?search-title-txt=dehare%27s%20catechism&startRec=0 However, even if you don't use DD numbers, if you check in the Library of Congress, their…"
Apr 17
Ann Lancaster replied to the discussion 'How to treat & label fiction books containing a story collection?'
"Linda, thank you for posting these questions.  I struggle with these same issues and would appreciate knowing what is the appropriate way to catalog books like these.  I'm wondering is there is a publication that explains it. …"
Mar 29
Ann Lancaster replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"Sharin, the librarian position at our church has never been a paid position.  I have been the librarian for 12 years now, love it, and count it as my ministry for God to the church."
Mar 11
Ann Lancaster replied to the discussion 'Reorganizing Classification'
"Whoops - typing error.  God and the Holy Spirit should be 231."
Mar 3
Ann Lancaster replied to the discussion 'Reorganizing Classification'
"I use the Dewey Decimal System and find it very easy to classify books.  Besides having the DD classification number on the spines of the books, I also place shelf labels showing the root classification number and the topic header, such as…"
Mar 2

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You're invited to "check out" my blog where you'll find book reviews, inspirational bits, cardmaking, and scrapbooking.  I do unbiased book reviews to receive free books for our church library.

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Journey to the Cross

Our first Journey to the Cross was in 2012.  We are getting ready for our third year now and the thought came to me that some of you might be interested in doing this yourself on Good Friday.  I've posted pictures of the stations in the photos section so you can get an idea of how we set them up.  It's an interactive walk along the path that Jesus walked during His last days on earth.  I'd be willing to share our guide book that gives full descriptions of what each station represents, how…

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Posted on March 19, 2014 at 8:21pm

Book review posted on "A River to Cross," by Yvonne Harris.

 

Check it out at my blog:

http://anniesinklings.blogspot.com/

Posted on September 9, 2011 at 12:58pm

What is the "blessing" and why is it important?

 

I just finished reading a book titled, "The Blessing," by John Trent and Gary Smalley.  Also, just added it to our church library.  If you'd be interested in reading my book review, just click on the link below and it will take you to my blog post:…

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Posted on July 5, 2011 at 5:47pm — 3 Comments

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At 4:17pm on November 2, 2017, Dee Ann Hoff said…

Haven't been on this site much recently. Too busy with the summer conference. Finally getting caught up. Sounds like you're struggling like we all are. But, keep up the good work.

At 7:32pm on June 29, 2013, Paul T. Jackson said…

I don't know what happened, but I'm just now seeing these comments from last year.

   Continuing on...I'm on my way to a BBQ for our successful VBS.

At 3:07pm on April 4, 2013, Jeannie Hart said…

Hi Ann,

 

  I have seen Abel's Field and thought it was very good. Also liked the movie "What if..." that Kevin Sorbo is also in. "A Christmas Snow" is good, family film. Two other movies I like are "Clancy" and "The Perfect Gift, which I think is outstanding. There are several Christmas movies that are really good. "The Christmas Card" and the Mrs. Miracle movies which are Hallmark are good family movies. Hope this helps. 

At 8:55pm on July 15, 2012, Ann Pool said…

Thanks Ann! It was very nice meeting you this weekend. Hope you are all rested now from the conference. So many good ideas to think about!

At 8:54am on June 3, 2011, Susan Lenski said…
Thanks for your welcome. I in charge of revamping our church library which has fallen into disuse. I am really excited about this network and getting ideas from the group.
 
 
 

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