Paul Adams
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Full Time Library Director Position Open

After 30 years as director of the library at Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee the time has come for me to retire. If you or if you know someone who would be interested in such a position…Continue

Started May 12

 

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Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'What are you doing about ebooks?'
"Our library has eBooks thru Overdrive. We have about 1700 books. We pick the books we want to buy so there are no content problems. The books automatically return themselves after the time period you set. Overdrive carries all the books from most of…"
May 18
Paul Adams posted a discussion

Full Time Library Director Position Open

After 30 years as director of the library at Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee the time has come for me to retire. If you or if you know someone who would be interested in such a position go to the web site below for a thorough job description and application.We have a 50,000 volume library plus an eBook collection and an on-line primarily audio collection. We serve a church family of several thousand and the Memphis community as well.The position comes with full benefits.If anyone…See More
May 12
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'Starting an e-book collection'
"Would love to talk to anyone interested in eBooks for a church library. Call me at (901) 347-5260 anytime. Working from home right now so call anytime. If I don’t answer leave a message. I’ll call back."
Apr 29
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'Are any church libraries in state of Texas still open?'
"We have been completely shut down since April 1st. People have called begging for books (phone transferred to home phone) but we are not allowed to open. Telling everyone to just keep books they have until we reopen. Some are being returned in book…"
Apr 14
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'Starting an e-book collection'
"Would love to talk to you. Just give me a call at (901)347-5261."
Mar 30
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'Starting an e-book collection'
"Martha, I would love to discuss eBooks with you. Contact me at (901) 347-5261 next week. Paul Adams Bellevue Baptist Church Library"
Nov 7, 2019
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'EBOOKS'
"We have had eBooks thru Overdrive several years now and it is very popular. In our regular church library we allow anyone in the community to sign up for a library card. About a third of our patrons are non members. As for eBooks thru Overdrive, if…"
Oct 29, 2019
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'I need to completely reorganize the way we shelve DVDs.'
"OPAC stands for On-Line Public Access Catalog.  Basically your card catalog on computer. Sorry, I should have written it out."
Sep 24, 2019
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'I need to completely reorganize the way we shelve DVDs.'
"We had stickers made for each subject area and put them on the spine. The DVD's are cataloged for our OPAC by title, subject, author, series, etc. and given a number. The  DVD's are on the shelf numerically and you get the number…"
Sep 10, 2019
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'I need to completely reorganize the way we shelve DVDs.'
"We organize our DVD collection by the following subject areas: BIBLE, THEOLOGY AND THE CHURCH CHRISTIAN HUMOR CHRISTIAN LIFE CHRISTIAN MOVIES COUNSELING CREATION AND SCIENCE CULTS FAMILY MOVIES FINANCES HOLIDAYS (CHRISTMAS, EASTER, INDEPENDENCE DAY,…"
Sep 10, 2019
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'Library book abuse'
"We had a lady who loved to read her checked out library books while relaxing in the tub. She dropped the book in the water and ruined it. She gladly paid for a replacement. Several weeks later she was once again soaking in the tub reading a library…"
Sep 10, 2019

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At 7:11am on November 3, 2013, Eva Nell Hunter said…

Paul, it's good to have you people in Cordova to join this network.  It was also good to be in your church for your library conference.

 
 
 

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