INTRODUCTION OF MINISTRY:
The library at Tower Road Baptist Church provides print and multimedia materials based on Christian values and doctrines in a systematically organized collection that supports the Christian Educational goals of Tower Road Baptist Church, and the leisure reading interests of the church congregation and the Tower Road Christian Academy. The library is located next to our Church Administrative Office.
The mission of the Library Ministry is to serve as a resource and reference center offering materials brought together to help enrich lives, deepen spiritual understanding and offer spiritual nourishment and growth to individuals and congregational groups.
ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES:
|The library is open for service to Church Members during Church & Academy hours.|
|DAY OF THE WEEK||LIBRARY HOURS|
|Sunday||10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday||7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.|
open to Christian Academy
|During school hours|
HOW TO BORROW LIBRARY MATERIALS:
To borrow library materials, church members or TRCA students may simply fill out the media check-out form. Include your name; media ID number, Title, and date of check-out, and then place the form into our media check-out box which is located above our computer terminals. To return a borrowed resource, simply remove the form you provided during check-out from this box, and place this form with the returned materials onto the resource table. Our library staff will re-shelf your returned materials. Patrons who are not yet members of TRBC may use materials inside the library only.
COLLECTION OF MATERIALS:
KJV Bibles, Bible dictionaries, Bible commentaries, Christian counseling materials, reference volumes, popular and current Christian fiction books, children’s and juvenile literature based on Christian and moral values, Videos/DVDS, CD/CD-ROMs, audio cassettes and much more make up the collection. The library has three computers that may be used for word processing, viewing CD-ROMS/DVDs or for working on the Internet.
DONATIONS TO THIS MINISTRY:
Tower Road Baptist Church welcomes donations of Christian related books and multimedia in either English or Spanish languages. To make a donation, call our church office (505) 839-1063, or simply drop off any materials you wish to be incorporated into our collection, at our Church Library. (Please note that Tower Road Baptist Church only uses the KJV Bible.)
Ramona Lucero, Library Director.
2 Timothy 2:15 – Study to show thyself approved, a workman that needeth not be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth”. (KJV)
Proverbs 2:9-10 – Then shalt thou understand righteousness, and judgment, and equity; yea, every goodpath. When wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul. (KJV)