Reading Rooms

Reading Rooms

Article XXI Section 1    Establishment.  SECTION 1. Each church of the Christian Science denomination shall have a Reading Room, though two or more churches may unite in having Reading Rooms, provided these rooms are well located.

Article XXI Section 2    Librarian.  SECT. 2. The individuals who take charge of the Reading Rooms of The Mother Church shall be elected by the Christian Science Board of Directors, subject to the approval of Mary Baker Eddy. He or she shall have no bad habits, shall have had experience in 64the Field, shall be well educated, and a devout Christian Scientist.1

Article XXI Section 3    Literature in Reading Rooms.  SECT. 3. The literature sold or exhibited in the Reading Rooms of Christian Science Churches shall consist only of SCIENCE AND HEALTH WITH KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES, by Mary Baker Eddy, and other writings by this author; also the literature published or sold by The Christian Science Publishing Society.

     NoteClick here to return to text.1See also Article XXV, Sect. 7.