Virginia Church Library Association Celebrating 65 years Established November 12, 1958 Serving Together to Promote Church Library Ministry in the Commonwealth of Virginia and Beyond!
Virginia Church Library Association Celebrating 65 years Established November 12, 1958 Serving Together to Promote Church Library Ministry in the Commonwealth of Virginia and Beyond!

Helpful Links

Facebook: Virginia Church Library Association

Instagram: vachurchlibrary/Virginia Church Library Association


Church Librarians Network


Classification Resources:


     Dewey Decimal Resource Guide

     ISBN Converter

     Library of Congress MARC21 Format for Bibliographic Data 


     Library of Congress Online Catalog

     OCLC Classify



Computer Software & Automation Programs for Church Libraries:

The following is a list of companies that provide software for church libraries.

VCLA member churches are currently using several of these software options.

Software Prices

Some of these companies have special pricing and packages available at substantial savings for church libraries or for smaller libraries. These prices may not be posted on their website. Call the company directly.


    Book Systems, Inc. - Concourse & Atriuum

    Church Library Organizer Pro                                                                                                                                 


    Library Concepts


    OPALS / OPen-Source Automated Library System


    Surpass Library Automation


Library Book Review & Vendors:


     Christian Book Distributors

     Christian Book Review Sites

     Christian Cinema

     Common Sense Media

     Family Fiction

     Focus on the Family: Book Reviews

     Good Reads

     Lifeway Christian Resources

     Reads 4 Tweens

     Vision Video


Library Resources:

     A Parents Guide to Video Games, Parental Controls and Online Safety

     International Childrens Digital Library

     Library Technology

     NTS Library - Online Christian Library of Theological Resorces

     Selection Sources for Church Libraries

     Wabash Center's Internet Guide to Religion


Library Supplies & Furnishings:


     Demco / Highsmith / Upstart


     Hollinger Metal Edge


     Light Impressions

     The Library Store

      Vernon Library Supplies


Religious Organizations:

     Baptist General Association of Virginia

     Southern Baptist Convention of Virginia

     Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church

     Virginia Catholic Conference

     The Episcopal Diocese of Virginia

     Synold of the Mid-Atlantic-Presbyterians


Other Links:

     Eagle Eyrie Conference Center

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