Currie Library

Currie Library is a resource not only for our congregation but also for the citizens of our community. It is dedicated to the Christian Formation of all God’s children, whatever their age, by providing materials for spiritual growth. There are many resources and services such as books, books on CD, sermons (print/CD), extensive Bible study resources, story times, book clubs, displays and exhibits. Come in and visit Currie Library. 

Visit the library

Currie Library is located on the main level of the Smith Building, adjacent to the Welcome Center. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday, 9 to noon on Friday, and 9 to 10:20 a.m. Sundays. Call the library, 336-478-4731, to learn more, or e-mail librarian Nancy Fuller.

 

Monday Book Club

The book club meets in the Virginia Gilmer Room, behind the Sanctuary, from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. on the second Monday of each month (September through May). All are welcome to the lively discussions. Info: Sara Stuart, 336-545-9440, or Nancy Fuller, 336-478-4731. All books can be borrowed from Greensboro Public Library, and Currie Library has four copies of most of the selections.

Sept. 12: Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger (Betty K. Phipps leads the discussion.)

Oct. 10: In the Sanctuary of Outcasts by Neil White (Anne Chamblee leads the discussion.)

Nov. 14: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi (Nancy Warren leads the discussion.)

Dec. 12: Looking for Palestine by Najla Said (UNCG freshmen read; a UNCG librarian leads the discussion.)

Jan. 9: Stoner by John Williams

Feb. 13: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson (Jack Harrington leads the discussion.)

March 13: Midwives by Chris Bohjalian (Sara Stuart leads the discussion.)

April 10: Convictions: How I Learned What Matters Most by Marcus Borg (Rev. Neil Dunnavant leads the discussion.)

May 8: Planning for 2017-18

Tuesday Book Club

Our Tuesday club meets on the second Tuesdays of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the Garden Room, adjacent to the Welcome Center. The Tuesday club is designed especially for Presbyterian Women members whose circle meetings or preparations for the monthly luncheon prevent them from attending the 10:30 a.m. club meeting on the second Mondays of each month. However, everyone is welcome. Contact Brenda Frost, 336-288-0509 or Nancy Fuller, 336-478-4731.

Sept. 13: Catherine the Great by Robert Massie

Oct. 11: Man's Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl

Nov. 8: Nightingale by Kristen Hannah

Dec. 13: Blue by Joyce M. Hostetter (a book about the 1942 polio epidemic in N.C.)

Jan. 10: A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler

Feb. 14: Boys in the Boat by David James Brown

March 14: Wright Brothers by David McCullough

April 11: Dimestore: A Writer's Life by Lee Smith

May 9: I Never Had It Made: An Autobiography by Jackie Robinson

Greensboro Public Library provides book sets beginning one month before the book's scheduled discussion. Catherine the Great (Sept. 13) is currently available in Currie Library.