Reading Room


We are happy to announce that our Reading Room is open Tues-Sat from 1-4 p.m.

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Christian Science Reading Room
233 S. 156th Street
Burien, WA 98148
Phone: 206-243-0650


NOTICE: Come visit our new Reading Room! You’ll find a comfortable and welcoming “home” environment to read, study and use the computer to research.

Hours: Tuesday through Saturday – 1 to 4 p.m.

Our Reading Room is always staffed by a church member who will listen and talk with anyone who wants to learn more about the Bible, Christian Science and how prayer heals.

In our comfortably furnished study room, you can read the Weekly Bible Lesson, listen to CDs, or read the Christian Science Sentinel and Christian Science Journal—both of which have published testimonies of healing for more than 100 years. We have a computer that connects you to 129 years of Christian Science publishing, digital study tools, audio and video podcasts, and more than 600 Sentinel Radio programs.

You can buy or borrow reading materials and CDs for all ages published by the Christian Science Publishing Society. This includes:

  • All the writings of the discoverer and founder of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy
  • Bibles and Bible study books
  • Biographies and historical narratives
  • Children’s books
  • Inspirational music
  • The Christian Science Monitor, an award-winning international news magazine (with 24/7 coverage at

Eddy’s definitive statement on Christian Science, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, is available in more than a dozen languages.

Read The Christian Science Monitor several ways
The Christian Science Monitor is available via the Web (at, in a weekly print edition, and a three-page daily briefing in PDF form. The Monitor continues to set the standard for timely, thoughtful, solution-oriented journalism. (Read “About The Christian Science Monitor” at the Monitor’s web site.) Subscribe to the weekly print editions, several daily and weekly e-reader versions, the daily briefing, or free e-newsletters on a variety of topics. And read the Monitor in print or online at our Reading Room.

Reading Room at a glance


Bible translations and Bible reference books

Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy
(the Christian Science textbook)

Other writings by Mary Baker Eddy

Biographies about Mary Baker Eddy

Other books on spiritual healing and the Christian Science movement

The Christian Science Monitor

Music CDs and tapes

Inspirational talks and books on CD and tape

Magazines with spiritual answers to life’s challenges

Children’s books and CDs

Items in many languages


Study and resource room

Comfortable reading area

Bring your lunch and enjoy peaceful moments in a busy day


Bibles and Bible reference books

Computerized concordance to the Bible and the writings of Mary Baker Eddy

Access to more than a century of Christian Science publications, including thousands of testimonies of healing