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Library News: Teen Volunteers Needed!

St. Philip's Parish Library is looking for teens to help out with library operations by checking in/shelving books and general tidying-up. We'll work for no more than an hour on Saturday evenings, either before or after Vespers depending on volunteers' schedules. If interested, please contact Fr. Noah or Mindi Popovich (mnpopovich AT gmail.com).

(Posted 19 Oct 2018)

Summer Reading 2017
 
Kickoff Read-Aloud, June 11
Kickoff Read-Aloud, June 11
Kickoff Read-Aloud, June 11

Come to our Read-Aloud Kickoff on June 11!

  1. Borrow books from the St. Philip’s Library mobile cart. (Church books from your home library are also acceptable.)
  2. Read at home (or be read to), then complete and return a book review form when you finish your book or story.
  3. Receive a sticker for each book or story you read.
  4. Fill out your reading log.
  5. Come to the Celebration on Sunday, August 6, for special treats and surprises!

Registration Form:  files/Miscellaneous-Docs/2017-Summer-Rdg.pdf (673kb)

Book Response for Readers:  files/Miscellaneous-Docs/About-My-Book-2017.pdf (420kb)

Book Response for Non-Readers:  files/Miscellaneous-Docs/I-Can-Listen-2017.pdf (288kb)

Turn in your registration and review sheets at the Summer Reading Station in the narthex!


The St. Philip’s Library provides books; magazines; and audio, video, & computer materials for the education of our parishioners. From the Bible to contemporary issues, from saints & fathers to food & travel. Music, iconography, culture, history, spirituality & children’s selections. There’s something for everyone!  (Please remember that children under 5 must be closely supervised by an adult when in the library.)  See Mindi Popovich for more information or to help with maintaining the library.

 
Click here for a suggested reading list for Lent.

A good resource for parents trying to find meaningful yet appropriate literature for their children (Book reviews from a Christian world-view):  http://thestorysanctuary.com/

 

Library Guidelines

The St. Philip's Library has been a source of information, inspiration, and pleasure for many of our parishioners. Are you one of them? Please note the following when making use of our library.

  • Borrowing privileges are normally limited to pledging members of St. Philip's, though everyone is invited to peruse our collection on the premises.
  • Fill out the card. Always enter your name and the date on the check-out card, and place it in the small box on the shelf.
  • Reference. If an item is marked "Reference" or ''Library Use Only'' it may not be taken from the library.
  • The borrowing period is three weeks. You may renew an item one time if you haven't finished it; see Chris Stavrou. You will receive an overdue reminder for items not returned within the borrowing period.
  • Return books on the specially-marked shelf. Please do not reshelve checked-out items yourself.
  • Damaged/Lost items. Items not returned within a reasonable time will be considered lost. The borrower will be asked to pay for replacement of lost or damaged items.
  • Close parental supervision is requested for all children under six years of age.
  • Please keep our library neat and clean. Reshelve books you do not check out; keep food and drink to a minimum.
  • Donations of library materials are welcome. Please clearly mark donations as such, and sign your name, so we can make proper acknowledgment. You may place donations in the cloth box marked Donations.
  • If you'd like to help with library operation, or have suggestions, please see Chris Stavrou.

 

Our Collection

We have over 1800 books and other materials available. Click one of the links below to see a list.

St Philip's Library by Author
St Philip's Library by Title 
St Philip's Library by Category

as of 5/11/18

 

Children's Books in the Narthex

A selection of children's books are available in the narthex for children to use during the services. Please treat them kindly and return them to the narthex rack after the service. (These books should not be taken home.)

Searchable Scripture


Searchable Bible (King James Version), including the "Deuterocanonical/Aprocryphal" books
          http://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kjv/


Podcasts

Podcasts
Homily: Fr Noah Bushell (05-05-19)
7 May 2019 at 8:00pm

Homily given by Fr Noah Bushelli on Thomas Sunday.



Feast: Pascha
27 Apr 2019 at 12:00pm

Join us for a brief introduction to the Feast of Feasts, Pascha, with a reading of the Synaxarion and chanting of the Troparion and Kontakion.



Feast: Palm Sunday
21 Apr 2019 at 1:01am

Join us for a brief introduction to the Feast of Palm Sunday, with a reading of the Synaxarion and chanting of the Troparion and Kontakion.



Homily: Fr Dennis Rhodes (04/14/19)
17 Apr 2019 at 10:07pm

Homily given by Fr Dennis Rhodes on the Sunday of St Mary of Egypt

 

note: please excuse the audio quality



Interview: Fr Dennis Rhodes
12 Apr 2019 at 9:28pm

Interview with Fr Dennis Rhodes on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood.




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