Library

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The Library’s Mission

ENCOURAGE GROWTH

To provide an avenue by which PSDA church members
can grow in their Christian walk

PROVIDE RESOURCES

To provide the members with invaluable resources that they can use to learn about a variety of topics to help them deal with the personal challenges of daily life. So browse away!

List of Key Books & Resources

Biographies

Books regarding persons of interest, who have led exemplary lives, have played prominent roles in the Church, etc. Children’s/Youth Books: besides Christian DVDs, we have many great books for children & youth. Children’s Church: resources for parents (only) whose children attend Children’s Church. This section is under the guidance of Robert Fuller, one of the leaders of this venture. General Christian Books: Adventist writers discuss SDA beliefs & topics of importance to our Christian walk. Included are books by some non-Adventist writers whose works are consistent with basic Christian principles. Examples of topics & writings include: Creation; Jesus; His sacrifice for us; God’s Character & Grace; the Disciples; End Time Prophesies; Spiritual Growth; State of the Dead; Angels; the New Age & the Occult, etc.;
Life Skills /Personal Challenges: Family issues; Parenting / Raising Christian Children; Marriage; Dealing with Loss / Grief; Emotional health; Finances; Relationships; etc.

Prayer

Intercessory Prayer; Praying for family members; Leadership Development; etc. Reference Materials: Mrs. Ellen G. White’s books including the entire Conflict Series; Testimonies to the Church; Various Counsels; writings on the end time crisis; & wonderful writings on God’s love & grace; the Index to the Writings of Ellen G. White and her Manuscript Releases; & illuminating writings by other authors regarding Mrs. White’s work. We also have other key reference books including The SDA Bible Commentaries; Various Concordances; The Interpreter’s Bible; The Interpreter’s Bible Dictionary; The New International Commentaries on the Old Testament; The New International Commentaries on the Old Testament; the Topical Commentary of the Bible, etc. Stories: books that tell compelling stories regarding experiences in missions, church work, teaching, nature, etc. We also include Christian fiction, in which writers tell stories from their perspective regarding Christian living.

Ellen G. White

For those of you that would like to do more in depth studies on issues you are questioning, searching and/or concerned about, or on which you are teaching, we have amazing resources/reference materials such as almost all of Mrs. Ellen G. White’s books. There are too many to list here but we have:

  • The entire Conflict Workers; her writings on the end time crisis; & wonderful writings on God’s love & grace.
  • Testimonies to the Church; the Periodical Resource Collection; Selected Messages; her messages on children and youth
  • Counsels on Health
  • Counsels on Education
  • Counsels to Parents and Teachers
  • Counsels to Ministers
  • A Gospel Index to the Writings of Ellen G. White and her Manuscript Releases.
  • Illuminating writings by other authors regarding Mrs. White’s work.
  • The SDA Bible Commentaries; Abingdon’s Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible
  • American Bible Society’s Concordance of the Holy Bible; Cruden’s Complete Concordance
  • The Interpreter’s Bible
  • The Interpreter’s Bible Dictionary
  • The New International Commentaries on the Old Testament
  • The New International Commentaries on the Old Testament
  • Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible
  • The New Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible
  • Young’s Analytical Concordance of the Bible
  • The NIV Exhaustive Concordance
  • Topical Commentary of the Bible, etc.

Head Librarians

Teresa Contreras

(530) 210-2231
(530) 622-2446 Ext:1009
psdalibrary@gmail.com

Carolyn Larsen

(530) 210-2231
(530) 622-2446 Ext:1009
psdalibrary@gmail.com