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Community contributions to gratitude trees are eye-catching in this La Mesa Reading Room window.
Community contributions to gratitude trees are eye-catching in this La Mesa Reading Room window.

Bookstore & Library

You will find Christian Science Reading Rooms a quiet place to read and pray or to study the Bible, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures and the other writings of Mary Baker Eddy. 

Each Reading Room is a bookstore where you can buy products from the Christian Science Publishing Society, such as: The Christian Science Monitor, Christian Science Journal, Christian Science Sentinel, Herald of Christian Science, various books, pamphlets, CDs and more.  Archived articles are available in bound volumes or online.

More about Books on Spirituality.


One Reading Room in SoCal 
is featured each week.

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Mary Baker Eddy referred to the Bible as her only textbook and referenced it many times throughout her writings.

At its core, the King James Bible inspires an understanding of God’s unfailing goodness and humanity’s innate spirituality.

The Sterling Midsize Edition is available with or without thumb-tab indexing.  Works by Mary Baker Eddy are also available in the Sterling Midsize Edition.



This clothbound gift edition of Mary Baker Eddy’s only illustrated poem showcases the beauty and vivid detail of the original artwork she commissioned.
Mary Baker Eddy was the founder of the Christian Science church and author of the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.
A prolific writer, she regarded this illustrated poem as among her most important works. About it, she wrote, "‘Christ and Christmas’ voices Christian Science through song and object-lesson." 

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This collection of writings shares Mary Baker Eddy’s Christmas inspiration through letters, articles, sermons, poetry, and messages to churches. Considered together with the account of Jesus’ birth from the Biblical gospels of Matthew and Luke, this inspiring collection highlights the spiritual power of Christmas to bring healing and light to humanity.

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This greeting card features a stained glass window from the Original Edifice of The Mother Church in Boston, Massachusetts, which depicts a star. The card is blank inside for your own message. The photograph is mounted on high quality card stock and includes a white envelope for each card. 

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Give the gift of JSH-Online. Purchase 3-month, 6-month, or 12-month prepaid subscription cards for friends, family, or yourself, and access more content than ever before. 

Visit http://christianscience.com/gifts to get up-to-date information about subscriptions and seasonal gifts.


Find a good selection of Bible stories for children in book and audio formats.

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You may purchase these products at a Reading Room near you, or online.

Find a Reading Room near you

All Christian Science Churches have a Reading Room. Each Reading Room is unique. Some are located in churches, and others are in commercial areas. Take a quick tour of a Reading Room in Solvang, CA.

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Explore the Reading Rooms in your area by clicking on the links below. Reading Rooms are listed by county.

Call to check on hours of operation. Many Reading Rooms are offering curbside pickup if you would like to call and order books, the weekly Bible Lesson or other periodicals.


Reading Rooms - Listed by County

Jointly Maintained Reading Rooms

Downtown Los Angeles

Downtown San Diego

Reading Room Locator

You may search for Reading Rooms around the world or enter your postal code under location and find Reading Rooms in your area.  Search by Location