How to borrow from St Mark’s CRC library

You are welcome to browse our shelves at any time.  The church is open on weekdays from 9.00am – 5.00pm and on Sunday mornings from 8.00am – 12 noon.

The library is to be found on both sides of the narthex in St Mark’s Church.  Books are shelved in categories and alphabetic within the categories according to author surname.  A list of categories is pinned up on the wall.

The library table is on the right hand side of the narthex.  On it you will find a purple folder containing two catalogues; one alphabetic within the categories and the other is alphabetic according to author surname.

The yellow folder contains the signing out sheet for the current month.  Write in it your contact details and details of the book borrowed.

If you cannot get to St Mark’s church, you can download or open the catalogues below. If you use the category catalogue you will need the following key to find the book you want within that category.

A – Dictionaries, Texts
B – Bible Studies, Commentaries
C – Historical Jesus
D – Church History
E – Church Theology, Christian Philosophy, Philiosophy
F – Christian Life and Spiritual Devotion

G – Liturgy Worship Prayer

H – World Faiths, Buddhism
I – Anglicanism, Other Denominations
J – Pastoral Care inc. Young People
K – Environment, Social Justice
L – Science and Religion

M – Medical Ethics and Christianity
N – Biographies, Letters
Op. – Psychology and Religion
Os. Sociology and Religion, Philosophy and Christianity, Economics and Christianity
P – Liberation Theology, Sexuality, Homosexuality
Q – Faith and the Arts, Literarture and Poetry


When you have found the book you wish to borrow, ring St Mark’s office on 0114 266 3613 or email to reserve the book.

The book can be mailed out to you at a cost of £3 or it can be collected from St Mark’s church office during office hours or on Sunday mornings.

To return a book, post back to
St Mark’s Church Office, 4 St Mark’s Crescent, Sheffield S10 2SG
Or return in person when the church is open.

If you are returning in person fill in the date returned in the yellow folder.  Details of all books borrowed are updated every month and can be found in the section marked outstanding books in the yellow folder and are listed according to borrower’s surname.

Catalogues are updated 3 times a year.  Any new books bought and not yet on the catalogue can be found as a separate list on the website.