(202) 363-3853

Reading Room

Christian Science Reading Room
A Christian Science Reading Room is a library, bookstore, and quiet study area. The Reading Room has resources for spiritual discovery and healing through Christian Science study and prayer. The Reading Room librarians are happy to answer your questions about Christian Science.

Resources Available for Study or Purchase

  • Bibles and Bible reference books
  • The writings of Mary Baker Eddy – including the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures
  • The Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper, The Christian Science Monitor
  • Other publications of the Christian Science Publishing Society
  • Computerized and bound volumes of our weekly and monthly publications
  • Music and inspirational CDs
  • Publications for children and teens

Hours and Location

Our Reading Room is open five days a week. All are welcome. During business hours, call (202) 363-3853 for more information.

During the summer months, we sometimes have to adjust our hours to accommodate the schedules of our primarily volunteer staff. We suggest calling before you come to visit to make sure we are open.

Monday: 11am – 2pm
Tuesday: 11am – 2pm
Wednesday: 11am – 2pm
Thursday: 11am – 2pm
Friday: 11am to 2pm
Saturday: 2pm – 5pm
Sunday: Closed

Our address is 3710 Macomb St. NW, Washington, DC 20016 and is located near Cathedral Commons and across from 2 Amys and Cactus Cantina.

Please visit our directions page for maps and more information.


Metered parking is available on Macomb Street and Wisconsin Avenue, and parking is free for two hours on nearby residential streets. You can also park in the garage of the Cathedral Commons Giant grocery story for up to 30 min at no cost, and up to one hour for $2.