The Church of the Messiah Library now has an online catalog! You can access it at https://www.librarycat.org/lib/COTMLibrary
Borrowing and Returning Items
Church members and guests are welcome to check out items. Please use the paper borrowing log in the library, or, to check out online, find your item in the online catalog, click the Check Out button, and type the shared Patron ID (posted in the library). Then click Check Out and OK.
Please return items in a timely manner so that others may enjoy them. The recommended borrowing period is 21 days. To return items, simply leave them in the designated area to be checked in.
Donating to the Library
Donating Used Books: Donations are always appreciated! Nevertheless, we are not able to include every item. We welcome used books that are in good condition and aligned with our needs. If your item is torn, stained or has writing in it, please consider recycling it. Books in good condition may also be donated to our rummage sale or a Christian bookstore.
Donating New Books: If you’re interested in purchasing a book for the library, the website https://episcopalshoppe.com/books/ has a great selection. Please check our online catalog at the link above first to make sure we don’t already have the book.
Monetary Donations: Please inquire with the parish staff about directing a monetary donation to the library.
About the Library Collection
Please see our Collection Development Plan for information.