The Library of the Monte Sano United Methodist Church contains over 2400 books and ancillary materials with a concentration in

  • Religion and psychology
  • Religion and education
  • The Bible
  • Christian beliefs and doctrines
  • Prayer and meditation personal religion
  • The minister and the church, and their work
  • Church history
  • Denominations and sects
  • Non-Christian religions
  • The social sciences
  • Family and healing
  • Fine arts
  • Christian fiction
  • Literature and history, and a strong Reference Collection.

For our children and youth, there are books for Easy Readers, Young Readers and Teens. Teaching aids, books on the United Methodist Women reading list, and audio-visual materials support the mission of the Methodist Church. We invite you visit our library and use its Online Public Access Catalog, Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., and when the church is open to welcome you.

Recent gifts added to the Library:

Jones, Timonthy, Finding a spiritual plan             

The Daniel plan : 40 days to a healthier life          

Bridges, Jerry., Transforming grace : living confidently in God's unfailing love     

Purnell, Puck, Through Mark's Eyes: A Portrait of Jesus Based on the Gospel of Mark     

Scott-Craig, T. S. K. (Thomas S. K.), A guide to pronouncing biblical names -- Allison Lewis

Benson, Robert, Echo Within -- Jenanette Farrell

Honor Books, Sunset with God -- Revs. Dale and Kelly Clem

Farley, Charles., The Hotel Monte Sano -- Charles Farley

Hillenbrand, Laura., Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption -- Betty Gipson

Griebner, David M., 1953-, The carpenter and the unbuilder : stories for the spiritual quest -- Linda Wallace

Graham, Billy, 1918-, Nearing home : life, faith, and finishing well -- Juanita Walker

Editors of Guideposts, Glorious hope: stories of life, faith and finishing well -- Juanita Walker

Carlson, Melody and other authors, Tales from the Grace Chapel Inn -- Juanita Walker

Aarsen, Carolyne and other authors, Home to Heather Creek -- Juanita Walker

Kownacki, Mary Lou., Monk in the inner city : the ABCs of a spiritual journey -- UMW

Kristof, Nicholas D., 1959-, Half the sky : turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide -- UMW

Stokes, Allison, 1942-, Shalom, salaam, peace (English) -- UMW

Mallouhi, Christine A., Mini-skirts, mothers, and Muslims : modelling spiritual values in Muslim culture -- UMW

Hamlin, Catherine., The hospital by the river : a story of hope -- UMW

Anderson, Ray Sherman., Minding God's business -- UMW

Mackenzie, Don, 1944-, Getting to the heart of interfaith : the eye-opening, hope-filled friendship of a pastor, a rabbi & a sheikh -- UMW

Major, Frances, My Indian jatra:hlaf a century life in India -- UMW

The New English Bible: the Old Testament -- Jane Stewart

Guthrie, Donald, 1916-1992., The new Bible commentary, revised -- Jane Stewart

Holy Bible: Contemporary English Version -- Jane Stewart

Jones, Alexander, Jerusalem Bible -- Jane Stewart

Kee, Howard Clark., Understanding the New Testament -- Jane Stewart

Stanley, Charles F., Seeking His face : a daily devotional -- Jane Stewart

Chapa, Holly, Flat cats and fried chicken: a journey of faith -- Jane Stewart

Alcorn, Randy C., 50 days of heaven : reflections that bring eternity to light -- Jane Stewart

Stowell, Joseph M., The weight of your words : measuring the impact of what you say -- Jane Stewart

The psalms of David -- Jane Stewart

The Ideals classic Christmas treasury -- Jane Stewart

Williams-Murphy, Monica and Kristian Murphy, It's Ok to Die -- Jim Robertson

Graham, Billy, 1918-, The journey : how to live by faith in an uncertain world -- Jim Robertson

Graham, Billy, 1918-, Day by day with Billy Graham : a devotional book...from the sermons and writings of Billy Graham -- Jim Robertson

Heatherley, Joyce Landorf., Irregular people -- Raney Simpson

Beattie, Melody., The lessons of love : rediscovering our passion for life when it all seems too hard to take -- Raney Simpson

God's little devotional Bible for women -- Raney Simpson

Calkin, Ruth Harms, Precious thoughts from the heart: The prayer-poems of Ruth Harms Calkin -- Raney Simpson

God's little devotional book for dads -- Raney Simpson

Holmes, Marjorie, Inspirational writings -- Raney Simpson

Chambers, Oswald, 1874-1917., My utmost for His highest : selections for the year : the golden book of Oswald Chambers -- Raney Simpson

Eldredge, John, 1960-, Fathered by God : learning what yur dad could never teach you -- Brady Family

Lucado, Max., Facing your giants : a David and Goliath story for everyday people -- Brady Family

Lucado, Max., Traveling light : releasing the burdens you were never intended to bear -- Brady Family

Lucado, Max., Come thirsty -- Brady Family

O'Gorman, Robert T. (Robert Thomas), 1941-, The complete idiot's guide to understanding Catholicism -- Brady Family

Indermark, John, 1950-, Hope : our longing for home -- Brady Family

Alexander, Eben., Proof of heaven [sound recording] : [a neurosurgeon's journey into the afterlife] -- Brady Family

Niequist, Shauna., Bittersweet : thoughts on change, grace, and learning the hard way -- Brady Family

Reisman, Kimberly Dunnam, 1960-, The Christ-centered woman : finding balance in a world of extremes -- Brady Family

Hall, Mark, 1970-, The well : why are so many still thirsty? -- Brady Family

Keller, W. Phillip (Weldon Phillip), 1920-1997., A shepherd looks at the Good Shepherd and His sheep -- Annie Stewart

Barr, Jane J., The essential you -- Annie Stewart

Reader's digest Atlas of the Bible : an illustrated guide to the Holy Land -- Annie Stewart

Spirit filled life daily devotional bible : new King James Version with 365 readings for the spirit-filled Christian. -- Annie Stewart

Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997., Space -- Annie Stewart

After Jesus : the triumph of Christianity -- Annie Stewart

Mosley, Leonard, 1913-1992., Marshall, hero for our times -- Annie Stewart

French, Bevan M., The moon book -- Annie Stewart

Murray, Charles A., Apollo, the race to the moon -- Annie Stewart

Shepard, Alan B. (Alan Bartlett), 1923-1998., Moon shot : the inside story of America's race to the moon -- Annie Stewart