Mission Statement

The purpose of the First United Methodist Church Library shall be:

  • To provide books and materials that will promote a better understanding of our Christian heritage.

  • To encourage growth in Christian faith and spiritual living.

  • To provide wholesome literature and audio/video materials for entertainment and learning.

Library Hours:

Sunday Noon – 12:30pm

The First United Methodist Church Library provides a collection of books (including large-print books), CDs, DVDs, and magazines.

The book collection includes biographies, fiction, and non-fiction with topics as diverse as cooking, spiritual growth, prayer, devotions, witnessing, theology, history, Christian living, child-rearing, biblical research, various Bible translations, and more. A computer is available for browsing the internet or searching the online card catalog.

The main library is located in the Family Ministries Center.

The Children’s Library (The Library Den) is located on the second floor of the education wing of the main church building and is open 9:30am – 10:45am Sunday mornings.

The library also receives subscriptions from the following periodicals:

Archaeology
Biblical Archaeology Review
Christian History
Christianity Today
The Voice of the Martyrs
West Virginia South
Southern Living
Smithsonian

Use our Online Card Catalog to browse the Collection

How to check out books and materials

  1. Sign your name on the card that is in a book or on a CD or DVD.
  2. Place the card in the small card-box on the telephone table.
  3. Return items in a timely fashion (1 week for movies and 1-3 weeks for other materials).

The Children's Library has gotten a facelift!