EQUIP Library

Date & Time

Saturday, August 16th
9:00am-3:00pm (cost $10 includes lunch) - must register

Breakout Sessions

Session 1 [10:00 AM]

RM 245

Hard to Reach Groups - Men

Discover the kind of bait to use to reel men into the library and start reading and using resources.

Hope Ferguson
RM 246
Circulation Desk: The Heart of the Library

What to do and what not to do at the "Interaction" desk, which is the key to the Library Ministry.

Glenn McEowen
RM 247
Library Round Table

Ruthe Tuner, Rita Kirkland, and Anne McEowen

Panel

Session 2 [11:00 AM]

RM 245
The “M” in CLM

Steps to make sure your church library is a true ministry to church members and prospects

Hope Ferguson
RM 246
Inventory

Learn techniques to keep track of all those books, references, and resources.

Michele McCarthy
RM 247
Life-Changing Selections

Selections for all groups and ones to change the life of the person.

Ruthe Turner

Sessions 3 [1:00 PM]

RM 245
Print Promotions

Promoting the ministry of the library and getting word out.

Hope Ferguson
RM 246
Children’s Selections

Great books, CDs, and DVDs for children and teachers who teach them.

Michele McCarthy
RM 247
Children’s Activities 

Activities that will lead to enhancement of the life and spiritual walk of children.

Ruthe Turner

Session 4 [2:00 PM]

RM 245
Library on Mission

Sharpening the focus of the church's ministry through the library and making it happen.

Hope Ferguson
RM 246
Library Ministry to Homeschoolers

How can the church minister to homeschoolers through the library ministry?

Rita Kirkland
RM 247
Ministry with eBooks

Tablets, smart phones, Nooks and Kindles: How to use this technology in the church.

Anne McEowen

Breakout Leaders

 

Hope Ferguson

Hope has been in church library ministry for over 25 years and is a church library ministry trainer and writer for LifeWay Christian Resources.

 

Rita Kirkland

Rita currently serves as a LifeWay multiplier and media specialist. She also uses her expertise while serving as the director of library services for FBC Euless.

 

Michele McCarthy

Michele has been assisting in the library at Wedgwood Baptist Church for 11 years. Her speciality is library promotions and window displays. Michele and her husband have two grown sons and three granddaughters.


Anne McEowen

Anne is the library director at Wedgwood Baptist Church in Fort Worth. She is married to Glenn and they have two grown sons and four grandchildren. In addition to library work, she loves to read and scrapbook.

 

Glenn McEowen

Glenn has been with Library Concepts since 2004 as a VP of sales and development. Previously, he served 29 years as the director of technological services at the Southern Baptist Radio and TV Commission.


Ruthe Turner

Ruthe has been involved with church library work for 38 years. She is currently the director of Truett Memorial Library at First Baptist Dallas.


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