Welcome to the St. Mary’s Parish Library! We hope you will find it a source for continual spiritual exploration and growth. The St. Mary's Parish Library is available to all registered parishioners. Our collection includes adult, teen and children's Christian faith-based and spiritual books, DVD's and CD's. We have over 1000 different titles. The library is located in the lower church.
To view a listing of books, movies and music that are available in the library use the links below. These lists reflect the books that are in inventory; please keep in mind that when visiting the library some books may be checked out.
For more information please contact Betty Bible (firstname.lastname@example.org; 860-651-3175) or Mike Smoolca (email@example.com).
Parish Library Procedures:
Borrowing privileges: All registered St. Mary's parishioners can use and check-out materials from the Parish Library.
Steps to Check-Out Materials: In the library there is a check-out log book. Please fill out your name and the information about the book that you are borrowing.
Loan Period: Books may be taken out for 3 weeks. CD's and DVD's are limited to 1 week.
Renewals: If you would like to take out books for longer than the designated period, please come back to the library and record a second entry.
Magazines: Magazines must remain in the library.
Check-in of Materials: In the log book make sure to check the box indicating that the resource has been returned. Please reshelf the resource according to its category. Each resource is categorized by a colored-dot system. The corresponding dot code can be found on the spine of the book/cd/dvd on the library shelf.
Library Hours: Below are times when the library has been reserved for parishioner use:
The library is also used for meeting space. Parishioners can stop by the library at times other than those indicated above and if there is no meeting scheduled they may utilize the library.
Lost Items: If you have lost or misplaced a resource, please call the Parish Office at 860-658-7627.