Providing resources for the whole family
The church library is an excellent resource for discovering more about faith, family and Christian entertainment. The library offers books, eBooks, DVD series, study resources and more. The selection of Christian resources cater to everyone from the youngest child to oldest adult.
Circulation privileges are open to everyone regardless of church membership.
9:00am – 11:00am
Open Monday – Thursday
9:00am – 3:30pm
The Campus Library is temporarily closed. Please check Instagram @firstclevelandbooks for updates.
You can still get eBooks from anywhere. All you need is your patron number to download eBooks for free. Get your patron number by using the Request Help button or email Melanie Sharp at [email protected].
The Adult Reading ProgramSunday, January 26 – Thursday, March 26, 2020
Earn rewards for reading books during the Adult Reading Program at the Library!
Accepted books are Christian books from the First Baptist Cleveland Library and titles approved by a church librarian. A six to ten week Bible study with homework counts as one non-fiction book.
Read five books, including one non-fiction book, and receive a $5 gift card to White Wing Christian Bookstore.
Read ten books, including two non-fiction books, and receive a $10 gift card to White Wing Christian Bookstore.
Gift cards will be available for you to pick up from the First Baptist Cleveland Library Monday, April 13 through Monday, May 18, 2020.
The Library is a integrated part of ministry, where everyone can find great resources and grow on the Christian journey.
Featured at the Library
Life changes overnight for coach John Harrison when his high school basketball team and state championship dreams are crushed under the weight of unexpected news. When the largest manufacturing plant shuts down and hundreds of families leave their town, John questions how he and his family will face an uncertain future. After reluctantly agreeing to coach cross-country, John and his wife, Amy, meet an aspiring athlete who's pushing her limits on a journey toward discovery. Inspired by the words and prayers of a newfound friend, John becomes the least likely coach helping the least likely runner attempt the impossible in the biggest race of the year.
Jesus: The God Who Knows Your Name
Beloved pastor and bestselling author Max Lucado explores the life and character of Jesus, offering readers a chance to become more familiar with the man at the center of the greatest story ever told-a story that includes each of us!
With historical mysteries, religious intrigue, and political danger, Promised Land asks one momentous question: what if your calling puts you-and your family-in the crosshairs? Despite their Israeli citizenship, Hana and Daud cannot safely return to their homeland because a dangerous terrorist ring is threatening Daud. Hana is perfectly fine remaining in the United States, working for a law firm in Atlanta, especially when she learns she's pregnant. But Daud can't shake the draw to return home to Israel, even if it makes him a walking target. Bestselling author Robert Whitlow explores the meaning of family and home-and how faith forms the identity of both-in this breathtaking follow-up to Chosen People
When Lane Kent stumbles across a body in the Georgia woods, she must team up with the town's newest deputy and decide if revealing her darkest secret is worth saving the life of another.
What's So Wonderful About Webster?
It's almost field day, and Webster is worried. He can't run fast, he trips on the jump rope, and his Frisbee always lands in a tree. How will he help his class get the medal? Webster is sure that God forgot to make anything special about him. Join Webster and his class as the whistle blows and he discovers a few God-given skills that just might save field day. This whimsical, illustrated picture book reminds young readers that they were each wonderfully made by God!
Forgiving My Father, Forgiving Myself
In her most vulnerable writing yet, Ruth Graham reveals how a visit to Angola Prison inspired her to release the unforgiveness lurking in her own heart--toward others, herself, and even her heavenly Father and her earthly father, evangelist Billy Graham. In this encouraging book, she weaves her own personal experiences with biblical examples to explore what holds us back from forgiving others and ourselves--and what we gain when we finally discover the power to forgive. Along the way, she guides us into our own deeply personal experiences of forgiveness that will penetrate our protective walls and unleash true transformation in our lives.