St. Mark’s Library

Have You Tried Our Electronic Catalog?

Available anytime…anywhere, the catalog can be accessed from your phone, computer or other device. Search the Electronic Catalog by title, author, or subject. Instructions and video tutorials are available on the News and Message screen.

Library Reopening!

The library will now be open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 AM to Noon for checking out books. You may still return books inside door #2 in the appropriate bin.

You may still borrow a book by calling the church office or emailing the church.

    • Search for a book via the St. Mark’s Library catalog
    • Send an email with your book request – please include the book title and author
    • Wait for a reply – Your request will be fulfilled and you will receive a confirmation of when your book will be ready for pick up
    • Pick up and return your book(s) inside door #2 in the appropriate bin

Book sanitation will follow the same procedures as Carmel Clay Library.

On the New Arrivals Shelf

Cross My Heart Christian fiction author Robin Lee Hatcher weaves together a contemporary love story with a heartwarming tale of redemption.

Without You, There is No Us – A memoir by Suki Kim, who tells of her time as an English teacher for the sons of North Korean elites.  (UMW Shelves)

The Forgiving Jar – Popular author Wanda Brunstetter’s novel about forgiveness and building relationships.

Hospitable Planet: Faith, Action and Climate Change – Stephen Jurovics asks what can we do about our environment and what would God have to say about the problems we face. (UMW Shelves)

Finding Chika – Best-selling author Mitch Albom relates the true story of a small Haitian child who became a member of his family following the recent devastating earthquake

Heartbeat of a Mother – Jane Rubietta offers encouragement for mothers in this inspirational book.  (UMW Shelves)

Jesus is Alive: The Empty Tomb in Jerusalem – Jim Reimann (Children’s Shelf) 

Online Bible

Be sure to check out the latest new feature of our online catalog. Numerous versions of the Bible are available online with search capabilities and audible features. These can also be accessed anywhere and anytime on your mobile device.

Library News

Did you know that….

  • You can search the St. Mark’s online catalog by title, author, or subject with your phone, computer or iPad.
  • Many books providing support for caregivers are available, including those involved with mental illness, aging issues, illness, and grief.
  • A great many titles will also be found to provide support for Bible study, Christian living, Methodism, missionary work, inspirational leisure reading, and Christian education.
  • A detailed database is stored offsite for insurance and backup purposes.
  • An extensive collection of adult and children’s fiction titles is available.
  • The AV collection includes close to 250 titles for children and adults.
  • The average copyright date of the collection is a relatively recent 2003.
  • Requests can be made or a hold placed on any title by leaving a note on the checkout counter or sending an email to
  • Suggestions for additions to the collection are always welcome.
  • Gifts may be made to the library in the form of memorials or in honor of individuals. Recipients or their families are notified and commemorative book plates are placed in each donated item.

Questions and comments can be directed to the church office at