First Church of Christ, Scientist - Needham
Reading Room

Every Christian Science church in the world provides a Reading Room as a spiritual resource not only for its attendees but for its entire neighborhood and community. Our storefront Reading Room in Needham is a quiet place where anyone can pray, read, listen to hymns and inspirational CDs, study and explore the Bible or the writings of Mary Baker Eddy, or read or purchase other literature about God and Christian Science published by the Christian Science Publishing Society. You can also read or buy The Christian Science Monitor, our well-known international newspaper, or use the internet to read the Monitor’s daily editions or research other topics on or

We welcome you to the Reading Room at any time and hope you will take advantage of all it has to offer you in your own unique spiritual journey. Use of the resources in the Reading Room is always free.


266 Chestnut Street
Needham, MA 02492
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Tuesday – Friday, 10am – 3pm
Saturday, 10am – 12 noon
Closed Sundays and public holidays.

You can contact the Reading Room by calling 781-444-2856.