Sharln Chapman
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Paid Church Librarians
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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 comfortable, would you please let me know if you are paid or not. I'm…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Judy Terry Dec 17, 2018.

Paid positions
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All,I am prayerfully considering making a proposal to our church leadership that my volunteer position become a part-time paid position.Countless church members are always surprised when I tell them…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Debbie Dehart Jun 4, 2017.

Library social media
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Hello all. I'm interested in how other church libraries use social media. Do any of you have dedicated Facebook, Instagram, or twitter?Do you have good responses from it? Does it work as a…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Janice Devers Feb 17, 2017.

Book - Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife
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Hello all.Does anyone have this book?  The author is Eben Alexander, M.D.  The LoC has the call number as 617.48 which is specifically about neurosurgery.  On OCLC it is also listed as 133.9 (which…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Eva Nell Hunter Sep 15, 2016.

 

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Judy Terry replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"I get a small stipend, $50, monthly.  This is the best job I've ever had.  I'd even pay to work here!!!!"
Dec 17, 2018
Mary Dupre replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"I am a volunteer librarian trained through the materials offered first through the old Church Study Course System and now through the materials offered by Lifeway. My church would not be able financially to pay anyone; however, I would think only…"
Dec 10, 2018
Cynthia McConniel replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"Our church was blessed with a large gift for the use of our library.  Up to that point I was a volunteer at 10 hours a week.  The board moved immediately to move it to a pay position.   Still 10 hours a week but I do morebat home…"
Sep 22, 2018
Debbie Dehart replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"Not paid.  "
Sep 19, 2018
Linda Stuck replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"Our church library operates entirely as a volunteer library.  It is a magnificent ministry opportunity.  Those who work either along side me or in the background, I believe would agree. "
Aug 15, 2018
Debra Woodhams replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"I have been librarian for my church 1 year now.  Am still teaching myself how to do lib.  work so I am not paid.  It is fun though"
Aug 15, 2018
Sharln Chapman replied to the discussion 'Reading Programs...?'
"So through the years we’ve tried different things to track reading. We’ve learned that no matter how you track it the little kids (rising K-rising 2nd) can’t compete with 3-5th graders. So we separate the two age groups for…"
May 23, 2018
Sharln Chapman replied to the discussion 'Reading Programs...?'
"For the past few years our "prizes" have been experiences with the ministers and staff. The top three readers in each age group gets the opportunity to do something special with a member of the ministerial staff. For…"
May 23, 2018
Sharln Chapman replied to the discussion 'Atrium & Opac Rollout to Church'
"I spent quite a bit of time going to different Sunday School classes talking about the new software. We still keep the book cards in all of our books for anyone who would rather not use a scanner to check-out books. I produced a little brochure…"
May 2, 2018
Sharln Chapman replied to the discussion 'Major church remodel and I need help please!!!'
"Congratulations on the gift to the library! It is affirming to hear that church libraries are valued and appreciated. As far as software, we've used Concourse and Atriuum. Both have been extremely user friendly (and both by the same company -…"
Apr 15, 2018
Amanda replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"Not"
Mar 30, 2018
Janet Estridge replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"I have volunteered in the Church Library for almost 40 years. I've never gotten paid and don't expect too, either. This goes for the rest of us who also volunteer."
Mar 16, 2018
Linda S replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"All volunteer hours here. "
Mar 15, 2018
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"The position at our church is paid full time."
Mar 13, 2018
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, 2018
Sharln Chapman posted a discussion

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 comfortable, would you please let me know if you are paid or not. I'm not looking for any specifics, just looking for the precedence of paid church librarians.Thank you all so much.Sharln ChapmanHayes Barton Baptist ChurchRaleigh, NCSee More
Mar 11, 2018

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At 3:09pm on November 23, 2014, Sandra Fitts said…

Welcome, Sharin!  Glad to have you as a part of the Church Librarians Network!  

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