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Our library is open when Andrews Hall is open!

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We invite you to stop by each month to see a special front desk book exhibit from one of the following committees: Adult Education, Aid for Friends, Deacons, History, Music, Small Groups, Wrapping Presence, and Youth.

Read and Chat Book Discussion

The book group meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 1 pm and ends no later than 2:30 pm. Join us! Contact Joyce Baral 215-348-8335 for questions.

  • September 11 - Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  • October 9 - The Storyteller's Secret by Sejal Badani
  • November 12 - Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson
  • December 11 - Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry
  • January 8 - Allie & Bea by Catherine Ryan Hyde
  • February 12 - What the Wind Knows by Amy Harmon
  • March 11 - Wish You Well by David Baldacci
  • April 15 - Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
  • May 13 - The Rent Collector by Cameron Wright

Circulation Desk

We ask you to check out all materials before you take them from the Library. Circulation is self-serve. Books can be borrowed for three weeks; CDs and DVDs for one week. Write your full name and the date (include the year) on the card found in the back of the item and leave the card in the box on the circulation desk

Concourse: The Library’s Computer System

Locating books and other materials is easy: just click on "Easy Word Search" and type in a title, subject, or author and click on "search." The list of available items will be displayed. Please note: because we do not track checked out books in the computer, all books will be marked as "in," when in fact they may be currently checked out.

jigsawJigsaw Puzzle Exchange

Something new has arrived in our Library ... a Jigsaw Puzzle Exchange!  Bring your jigsaw puzzles to the Library to share with others and exchange it for ones you would like try. No sign out is necessary. The puzzles are located on a shelf under the long counter under the front

CDs and DVDs Items

Our CDs and DVDs are housed in the Library. In the collection, you will find music and movies appropriate for all ages.

Books

The extensive children’s collection has titles that would supplement topics you might be discussing in classrooms. Books are donated by the Committee for each child born to or adopted by Church families.

Thanks to the over 50 donations by Zondervan in 2008, the youth collection has expanded greatly.

Resources for Church School Teachers

DPC’s Library and its resources are available to all Church School teachers. There is a special teachers' resource area located on the right-hand side of the shelf under the windows. These resources provide ideas for classroom activities, games, puzzles, bulletin boards, and more. They are divided into Arts and Crafts, Bible, Old Testament, New Testament, and Church Year. Check out for these items is the same as other Library items.

Magazine Swap

Located on the left-hand side of the shelf under the windows, magazines are available without check out. You are free to use these magazines in any way that is helpful to you. The Committee tries to keep the magazines weeded to the most current six months. We also invite you to donate your own current magazines.

Worship Resources

Looking for prayer(s) and / or worship resources - look in section 242 - 248, or search on the Library’s computer.

Helpful Hints

Books with colored dots on the spine represent:

  • Green - Christmas
  • Yellow - Lent
  • Orange - Thanksgiving
  • Lime - Christian Health Ministries
  • Smiley Faces - Local school district reading list suggestions

Questions / Suggestions?? Contact the library: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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