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Debbie Dehart

  • Hi Cherie - I was just perusing the site and noticed your post from two years ago has gone unanswered.  How are things going now? Did you get that library up and running? Do you still have...

  • And I totally didn't realize I had already posted here...my bad.

     

  • We have a very active church library.  Our church has about 500-550 people; the library holds around 11,000 items (books, audio and dvd) and we typically have several hundred active patrons at any...

  • I highly recommend working with a co-librarian and/or committee.  We have both - my co and I basically run things and make the decisions, but our committee is invaluable to us in terms of helping...

  • My friend and I run our library together, along with a committee of about eight or ten other people.  My friend is not a trained librarian but did, for many years, sell books through some direct-...

  • We sponsor summer reading programs for kids (and sometimes, adults) and winter reading challenges for adults, and these have increased our circulation considerably.  We make the kids' programs as...

  • We use LibraryThing, an onl-line catalog service, and we LOVE it.  it is very inexpensive and has excellent user support.  There are some bugs, now and then, I will grant you that, but of the...

  • We love the ECLA! We live in southwest Michigan and have been to their conference a few times and loved it (my friend and I both spoke one year, too).  We are looking forward to the next one in a...

  • I go to a Baptist church of about 500-600 people.  We have a library that contains upwards of 10,000 books and it is a busy place every single Sunday.  It is also open on Sunday nights and...

  • We have deliberately chosen not to go that route, for several reasons.

    One is that our church has a lot of people who like to borrow books, so we have lots of traffic and our usage is...