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 Monday book club meets in Cannon's Solarium, Welcome Center, 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.

2017-18 selections

Sept. 11 — The Girls of Atomic City, Denise Kiernan. Facilitator: Lavonne Fisher

Oct. 9 —   Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, Margot Lee Shetterly (One City, One Book selection). Facilitator: Betsy Harrington

Nov. 13 —   The Gift of Years, Joan Chittister. Facilitator, Claire Graham

Dec. 11 —   Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness, Susannah Cahalan. Facilitator: Nancy Fogarty 

Jan. 8 —   Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance. Facilitator: Alexa Aycock  

Feb. 12  Chasing Francis: A Pilgrim’s Tale by Ian Morgan Cron. Facilitator: Sid Batts

March 12  A Summons to Memphis, Peter Taylor. Facilitator: Neil Dunnavant

April 9  Our Souls at Night, Kent Haruf. Facilitator: Anne Jones

May 14 — Planning for 2018-19 year.

 

Tuesday book club

Our Tuesday book 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 am 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.

2017-18 selections

Sept. 12 A Gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles. Facilitator: Betty Morrow

Oct. 10  The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion. Facilitator: Neil Dunnavant

Nov. 14 The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris, David McCullough. Facilitator: Penne Prigge

Dec. 12  Wonder, R.J. Palacio. Facilitator: Donna Chase

Jan. 9  Necessary Lies, Diane Chamberlain. Facilitator: Dolly Jacobs

Feb. 13 Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, Eric Larsen. Facilitator: Sheryl Southern

March 13  Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese. Facilitator: Marilyn Cotten-McMichael

April 10  A Man Called Ove, Fredrik Backman. Facilitator: Nancy Kenerly

May 8 Language of Flowers, Vanessa Diffenbaugh.