You will always be warmly greeted in our

Reading Room

What is a Christian Science Reading Room?

In our Master’s Sermon on the Mount, we read:

“…when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.” (Matthew 6:6)

Our Reading Room provides a peaceful place to fulfill this command.  You are welcome here.

Our public Reading Room is located in our church building.

1511 Eastwood Lane
McHenry, IL  60051

Reading Room Hours:

Saturday from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm
After every church service


  • Weekly Bible Lesson- a lesson that is read and studied by Christian Scientists around the world each week
  • Bible research materials
  • Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, the textbook on Christian Science, by Mary Baker Eddy
  • Digital and print periodicals containing articles, verified reports of healing, podcasts, videos for kids and teens and more:
      • The Christian Science Journal, monthly
      • The Christian Science Sentinel, weekly
      • The Herald of Christian Science, published in over 14 languages
  • The Christian Science Monitor — the Pulitzer Prize-winning international newspaper. The Monitor’s global approach is reflected in how founder Mary Baker Eddy described its object as “To injure no man, but to bless all mankind.”
  • Children’s books and other materials for parents
  • Audio lectures and podcasts
  • A computer is also available with Concord (a computerized concordance to the King James Version of the Bible and writings of Mary Baker Eddy). Visitors may use Concord to quickly find (and print) any desired citation.

Visit Us! We’re happy to answer any questions.

What will  you find in our

Reading Room?

The Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures
Bible Reference Books
Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science
Publications and Magazines in a variety of Languages

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