St. Mark’s Library
Looking for a good summer read?
Check out St. Mark’s Library where you will find many best-selling authors well represented. Remind your children (and grandchildren) to explore the Kid’s Corner as well.
Please search your shelves for any books that may have been borrowed without being signed out. A recent inventory has identified a number of missing books.
Hearts of Fire – Eight women in the underground church and their stories of costly faith told by VOM, an organization assisting the persecuted church throughout the world.
Breaking Busy – Alli Worthington shares her ideas with true stories on how to find peace and purpose in a world of busyness.
The Light Within Me – Ainsley Earhardt, morning news anchor on Fox & Friends, tells of the spiritual path leading to her television career in this inspiring memoir.
The Ebb Tide – One of the latest novels by popular, best-selling author Beverly Lewis.
The Second Mountain – In his new book David Brooks, New York Times columnist and television commentator, discusses how to live a more meaningful life when traditional measures of success end up to be less than satisfying.
Entering the Passion of Jesus – A beginner’s guide to Holy Week by Biblical scholar Amy-Jill Levine.
A Fierce Love – The story of author Shauna Shanks, who followed God’s outline for love in I Corinthians to save her marriage which was threatened by her husband’s infidelity.
The Fox Hunt – Mohammed Al Samawi recounts the moving story of his escape to America from war-torn Yemen with the help of a small group of interfaith activists in the West.
Take Heart, My Child – A lyrical and beautifully illustrated lullaby for children celebrating the enduring power of love by Ainsley Earhardt. (Children’s Shelves)
Did you know that….
- You can search the St. Mark’s online catalog by title, author, or subject with your phone, computer or iPad.
- Many books providing support for caregivers are available, including those involved with mental illness, aging issues, illness, and grief.
- A great many titles will also be found to provide support for Bible study, Christian living, Methodism, missionary work, inspirational leisure reading, and Christian education.
- A detailed database is stored offsite for insurance and backup purposes.
- An extensive collection of adult and children’s fiction titles is available.
- The AV collection includes close to 250 titles for children and adults.
- The average copyright date of the collection is a relatively recent 2003.
- Requests can be made or a hold placed on any title by leaving a note on the checkout counter or sending an email to [email protected].
- Suggestions for additions to the collection are always welcome.
- Gifts may be made to the library in the form of memorials or in honor of individuals. Recipients or their families are notified and commemorative book plates are placed in each donated item.
Questions and comments can be directed to the church librarians at [email protected].