Christian Science Society, Oxted
Christian Science Society, Oxted

Important Notice

The Reading Room in Station Road East, Oxted will be re-opening on 21st July 2020 and will be following the Health and Safety guidelines detailed below.

 

Our Church in Church Lane, Oxted will remain closed until further notice; but our Sunday Services and Wednesday evening testimony meetings will continue to be held online via Zoom.

See Home page for the relevant times and login details.

 

Reading Room

69 Station Road East, OXTED RH8 0AX

Tel: 01883 715552

 

Our Reading Room is situated in the town centre and is open to ALL at the following opening times:

 
Tue 10:30am to 2:00pm
Thu 10:30am to 2:00pm
 

Bibles, Bible Concordances, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures and other books published by the Christian Science Publishing Society are for sale, as well as:

  • the Christian Science Sentinel - a weekly magazine,
  • the Christian Science Journal - a monthly publication,
  • the Christian Science Quarterly
  • the weekly print edition of The Christian Science Monitor.

There is also a Lending Library.

 

There is a Study Room where you can pray, read or use our computer to research the various websites on Christian Science or 'Concord' for Bible references as well as a search program for specific subjects/articles in the available back numbers of Christian Science periodicals.

 

The Librarian on duty will be very happy to talk to you and answer questions.

 

EVERYONE IS VERY WELCOME

 

Purchases can also be made via the UK Online Reading Room - please explore their Website

 

Health and Safety Risk Assessment for Reading Room to Comply with Current Government Guidelines. (19th July 2020)

  • A five step Health and Safety sign is in the window, signed by the Chairman of the Board. 
  • A sign with a pair of feet as a place to stand when queuing for entry, is placed outside the doorway, slightly to one side to allow for a people to exit safely.
  • Only three people to be in the Reading Room at one time. The Librarian, plus one person in the front desk area and one in the back quiet room.
  • People must keep two meters apart.  
  • Hand sanitizer is placed just inside the door with a notice requesting people to use on entry.
  • A plastic chair is placed on the right 2 meters away from the Librarian’s chair. This is wiped with Sanitizer after anyone has sat down. Fabric chairs have a pine cone put on each so people cannot sit down.
  • Anyone wanting to look at a book, Journal, Sentinel, or leaflet to be asked to sanitize hands before doing so and pick the book themselves. If not purchasing, put it back.
  • All doors to be kept open, if at all possible (subject to weather), i.e. front entrance door, door to quiet study room, kitchen door and outside back door. This is to allow for extra ventilation. 
  • A sign is placed on the kitchen door “Toilet Not in Use”.
  • Face masks must be worn by visitors to the Reading Room, as from July 24th (unless there is an exemption under the guidelines).The Reading Room Librarian volunteer does not have to wear a face mask. This is optional.

 

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© Christian Science Society, Oxted

Charity Commission Number: 242971

Website created 15th Feb 2015

Updated 19th July 2020 - Reading Room Opening details

We are located at:

Christian Science Society, Oxted

Christian Science Church


15 Church Lane

OXTED

RH8 9LQ

Contact us!

If you have any queries or wish to contact us:

 

During Church Hours:-

Tel: 01883 712568

 

Otherwise contact the Reading Room:- 

Tel: 01883 715552

(Answer phone outside opening hours)

 

Email: clerkcssoxted@gmail.com

 

Or use our contact form.