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.

2018-19 selections

Sept. 10: Waking Up White: and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving; facilitated by Neil Dunnavant

Oct. 8Everything Happens for a Reasonand Other Lies I’ve Loved by Kate Bowler; facilitated by Claire Davis

Nov. 12Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate; facilitated by Vicky Hooks

Dec. 10We Are the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter; facilitated by Neil Dunnavant

Jan. 14A Piece of the World by Christiana Baker Cline; facilitated by Betty K. Phipps

Feb. 11The Shell Collector: a Collection of Short Stories by Anthony Doerr; facilitated by Hilda Courter

March 11Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann; facilitated by Sara Stuart

April 8The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See; facilitated by Bette Dunker

May 13: Planning session for 2018-19

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.

2018-19 selections

Sept. 11: Waking Up White by Debby Irving; facilitated by Sid Batts

Oct. 9: Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones; facilitated by GPL Librarian Beth Sheffield

Nov. 13The Perfume Collector by Grace Monroe; facilitated by Kitty Robison

Dec. 11The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman; facilitated by Sudie White

Jan. 8Hillbilly Elergy by J. D. Vance; facilitated by Neil Dunnavant

Feb. 12Gifts of Sight by Dr. Bruce Shields; facilitated by Dr. Bruce Shields

March 12Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult; facilitated by Donna Chase

April 9Lilac Girls by Martha Kelly; facilitated by Lisa Witherspoon

May 14The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson; facilitated by Betty Morrow