The Daycroft Library offers a rich collection of material of interest to the casual browser or the in-depth researcher. It includes over 1,000 titles available to visitors for a better understanding of Mary Baker Eddy, her work, and the times in which she lived. In addition to such historical reference books, the Daycroft Library includes Mrs. Eddy’s writings, Bible reference materials, and reminiscences and writings by early workers in the Christian Science movement.

Staff members are available to answer questions or assist with research.

Monday, Thursday - Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday: 1 pm to 4 pm
(Closed Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and holidays)

The titles in the Daycroft Library include:

  • Biographies of Mary Baker Eddy
  • Mrs. Eddy’s published writings
  • Bound volumes of the Christian Science Sentinel and The Christian Science Journal from their first issues to the present
  • Histories of New England and the communities in which Mrs. Eddy lived
  • Bible translations
  • Works on the history of Christianity
  • Biographies of religious reformers
  • Studies of 19th-century life, as well as science and technology
  • Children’s books
  • Periodicals on early American life, New England museums, and the history of the state of New Hampshire and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.