First Presbyterian Church Library

Welcome!

The First Presbyterian Church Library has hundreds of books, DVDs, and other resources to help you and your family grow in your Christian faith. We have materials for adults, for men and women, for children, for teens, and for Seniors. We have fiction books spanning every genre, theology books that delve into life’s deepest questions, books on prayer and discipleship, and many commentaries and other resources that will help you dig deeper into the Bible. We also have a collection of classic and contemporary videos and audio resources, including dramas and comedies as well as non-fiction documentaries. We have a small bookstore where you can buy new books recommended by Pastor Eric and books tied our current focus as a church. 
 

Location and Hours

We are located in Fellowship Hall, and we are open for use before and after the church services on Sundays. If you haven’t visited us yet, or if you haven’t visited us recently, drop by! We’ve been adding, pruning, and re-organizing our resources, and we’ve even started an online catalog.
 

How to Check Out a Book

Checking out a book or DVD is simple and quick! Just fill out the date, your name, and your phone or email on the library card attached to the book or DVD you want to check out. Then drop the card in the basket on the desk in the center of the library. Library materials can be checked out for 2 weeks at a time.

Online Resources

Check out our Resource
page for links to online books, Bible study helps, videos, and more.
 

Online Catalog     

Search our online catalog. Find all of our materials catalogued here.
 

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Questions?

 

Book Request?

Is there a resource you want us to add? Submit a request!
 

Library News and Updates

New Pro-Life Resources for Sanctity of Life Sunday

Check out our NEW pro-life resources for Sanctity of Life Sunday in the Church Library in Fellowship Hall on January 22 before and after church. They include:
  • Abortion and the Early Church: Christian, Jewish and Pagan Attitudes in the Greco-Roman World. Learn how the Christian church from its earliest days stood against abortion and the destruction of innocent human life.
  • Why Pro-Life?: Caring for the Unborn and Their Mothers by Randy Alcorn. Check out this one-book resource about how we can help the unborn and their mothers and nourish a culture of life.
  • Won by Love by Norma McCorvey. Norma McCorvey is the “Jane Roe” of the Roe v. Wade decision that created a national “right” to abortion in America. But now Norma supports life. Learn what happened.
  • Unplanned: The Dramatic True Story of a Former Planned Parenthood Leader’s Eye-Opening Journey across the Life Line. Read the riveting story of Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood clinic director who changed her views on abortion.
  • Hand of God: A Journey from Death to Life by the Abortion Doctor Who Changed His Mind. Bernard Nathanson personally supervised more than 60,000 abortions. Then he discovered God.


Sing in the Season at Our Free Christmas Concert!

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Our free community Christmas concert is almost here! Join us this Sunday, Dec. 4 at 6:00 pm for a time of singing and hearing Christmas carols featuring vocal choir, handbells, orchestra, and pipe organ. Plus stay afterward for cookies and hot cider. Invite your friends and bring your entire family!


Christmas Books and DVDs in the FPC Library

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Be sure to stop by the FPC Library on Sunday before and after the worship service to check out our Christmas-themed books and DVDs for the entire family. You can also pick up your copy of a free Advent devotional by FPC member Annie Lockwood.


Thanksgiving Books are Here!

As we move closer to Thanksgiving, it’s time for our Thanksgiving themed books! The books will be available to check out this Sunday (November 13) and the Sunday after Thanksgiving (November 27). Unfortunately, due to the Consecration Sunday Lunch on November 20, the library will most likely be closed on that day. Please check our online catalog for a list of our Thanksgiving books. Simply search for the word “Thanksgiving” or click this link to go there directly.
 
Have a Happy Thanksgiving celebrating with family and friends and giving thanks for the gifts that God has given us!