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Find a Reading Room

Christian Science Reading Rooms are peaceful, inviting places to explore spiritual answers to life’s many questions. Each Reading Room is both a bookstore and a quiet place for prayer and study, where everyone is welcome.

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Reading Room resources

Welcome to the Reading Room Resource Center. In this area, you'll find tools and resources to help you advance the healing mission of your branch church and Reading Room.

Reading Room librarians — you'll find information you need about the following:

  • Inspiration

  • Ordering and Product information

  • Information and resources 

  • Communications and events

  • How to contact someone at The Mother Church

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Reading Room communications and events

Reading Room communications and events — here you can find information about:

  • Bulletins / eBulletins — downloadable PDFs — for Reading Rooms and Reading Room librarians

  • Register for our online webinars, as well as watch past webinar videos, for Reading Rooms and Reading Room librarians

  • You can also sign up for our newsletter for Reading Rooms and their staff.

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Inspiration

Where do Reading Room Librarians begin? Right here — we have compiled some inspiration for our wonderful Reading Room librarians all around the world. 

Find information about:

  • What the Church Manual says about Reading Rooms

  • Christ-healing and Reading Room activities webinar (and a references document).

  • Curated article list from The Christian Science Journal and Christian Science Sentinel specifically for Reading Room librarians.

  • Webinar videos for librarians that we hope you will find beneficial.

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Ordering and product information

Ordering and product information for Christian Science Reading Room librarians

Get information about:

  • The Reading Room wholesale shop and how to use the Wholesale shop.

  • Reading Room product lists and promotional lists.

  • How to place orders.

  • Pricing and shipping.

  • How to make returns on orders 

  • Information for Reading Rooms in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Japan, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Asia, and Africa. 

  • How Reading Room librarians can get in touch with someone at The Mother Church who speaks their own language (for the following languages French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish).

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Christian Science Reading Rooms

Christian Science Reading Rooms are places of hope, where lives are changed. Similar to a library or bookstore, they offer a place for inspiration and prayer. Community spaces where many have been healed by studying the lessons of the Bible and nurturing a deeper connection with God.

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Resources for librarians

Resources for librarians — here you'll find information about:

  • Promotional materials for Reading Rooms

  • Approved providers

  • Display tips and techniques

  • Guidelines:

    • Guidelines for print and electronic displays 

    • Church websites and Reading Room website guidelines

    • Social Media guidelines

    • How to use the Cross and Crown Trademark

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Online services and other church activities

Get information about what options exist to help your church offer remote services, Sunday School, Reading Room activities, and lectures.

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