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Central Alabama Spring Library Workshop

March 7, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Central Alabama Spring Library Workshop 1

This will be a Library training event offering classes in all areas of Library work: Administration, Collection development, Promotion and Processing.

GUEST SPESAKER: Del Witherspoon

Del was born in Macon, Georgia and grew up on Lookout Mountain. He graduated from Gadsden High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corps for four years. He has a Masters Degree from Auburn University and taught at AUM for 30 years. Del is a member of the Gideon Ministry and of New Hope Baptist Church. He’s written eight books including five Christian novels.

Location: Shoal Creek Baptist Church 13214 Holtville Rd. Deatsville, Al 36022

As librarians, we should be concerned about the future of libraries. There are people that feel libraries are obsolete. If we sit on our laurels that statement will be true! But we have some advocates that feel libraries can and will be around for many years to come, Morlee Maynard and Eva Nell Hunter (of course, I feel that way too!) They both feel that we must move our libraries from the accepted concept of books and media on shelves to a Disciple-Making Center.

Eva Nell changed the library at Central Baptist to a “Serving Center” about 2-3 years ago. But, what does that mean and HOW do we do that. Morlee will be sharing this concept in the four classes she will be leading at the upcoming Central Alabama Library Conference on Sat. March 7th, 2020. There will be many other classes relevant to library ministry available too.

We will begin registration in the fellowship hall beginning at 8:00 AM.

All Parking is now located BEHIND the church off of Coosa River Rd.

If you would like to fully understand the changes librarians need to make in our libraries to move them to the new concept you must plan on attending this conference. Even if you attended the North Alabama library conference in November, I would encourage you to attend this conference. We want to continue helping libraries around our state (and surrounding states too) serve their churches. The best way to do that is for librarians to seek training and education on changing the ministry. Libraries of all kinds need to make changes to stay relevant to the patrons they serve.

Registration will begin at 8:00 A.M. with classes starting at 8:30 A. M. and ending at 3:30 PM. Swap table will be available.

To register please contact Marty Woodall 334-569-3854 or martybooks1@juno.com or click the button below. 



Classes & Schedule


March 7, 2020
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Marty Woodall


Shoal Creek Baptist
13214 Holtville Road
Deatsville, AL 36022 United States
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