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Our Reading Room is open for anyone looking for a quiet place to pray, study the Bible and the writings of Mary Baker Eddy, and to learn more about Christian Science. It’s located around the corner from our church at 1307 Walnut Street. Inside you’ll find a treasure-house of resources for spiritual inspiration and healing!

You may buy or read:

  • The writings of Mary Baker Eddy
  • Bible translations and research books
  • Christian Science Quarterly Bible Lesson
  • The Christian Science Monitor Weekly magazine
  • The Christian Science Journal and Sentinel magazines
  • Children’s books on the Bible and how to pray
  • Biographies about Mary Baker Eddy
  • A variety of topical pamphlets and books on Christian Science healing

1307 Walnut Street
Alameda, CA 94501
(entrance on Walnut Street side of our church)


Tuesday & Thursday:
12:00 noon – 4:00 PM

2nd & 4th Wednesdays:
12:00 noon – 4:00 PM

9:00 AM–1:00 PM

Reading Room Phone

(510) 522-2930 (510) 522-2930

Reading Room Email

Come inside to find a friendly attendant who can and guide you to helpful resources and answer any questions you may have.

Our reading and study area includes:

  • Comfortable seating and study tables
  • A computer with links to and JSH-Online online research sites
  • Headphones for listening to online talks and articles
  • Recent issues of The Christian Science Monitor and other Christian Science publications

This is the day the Lord hath made;
Be glad, give thanks, rejoice;
Stand in His presence, unafraid,
In praise lift up your voice.

All perfect gifts are from above,
And all our blessings show
The amplitude of God’s dear love
Which every heart may know.

Christian Science Hymnal, No. 342


Reading Room Phone

(510) 522-2930 (510) 522-2930

Reading Room Email
The Reading Room entrance is on the left side of church, towards the back of the building.

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