The Collection

The Sandy Spring Friends Meeting Library is a collection that is centered in Quakerism. It also includes books on spiritual development in a broader sense, and the history of Sandy Spring Meeting and its environs. There are now almost 3,000 titles in the library. For easier browsing the book spines are color coded according to the following categories:

Adult Books
Quaker History
Quaker Biography
Quaker Writings
(beliefs & philosophy)
Quakerism
(faith & practice in action)

Peace & Non-Violence
Environmental Stewardship
Family & Social Issues
Quaker Fiction & the Arts
Spirituality
(not specifically Quaker)
Sandy Spring Friends Meeting
& Local Area History
Teacher & Parent Resources
Parenting
Religious Education
& R E Curriculum Materials
Children's Books
Biography
older children
Spiritual & Religious
older & younger children
NonFiction
older & younger children
Quaker & Inspirational Fiction
older children
Inspirational Fiction/Picture Books
younger children

Three Locations

The Main Room in the Community House--
Adult books, Periodicals (including Pendle Hill Pamphlets,) Reference books, and Hymnals & Bibles

Classroom 16, at the end of the hall on the right--
Older Children’s books, and the Teacher & Parent Resources books

Classroom 11, at the end of the hall on the left--
Younger Children’s books

Books may be borrowed by Members & Attenders
for a period of FOUR WEEKS