The Episcopal Church of the Ascension - Hickory, North Carolina
THE AVIS JOHNSON OEHLBECK LIBRARY
We maintain a collection of more than 1,300 books, DVDs, and digital videos focused on spiritual growth, life experiences, and religious education to support the clergy, church staff, and congregation as well as community members interested in learning more about the Episcopal faith and Church of the Ascension. Special sections contain resources useful to children, young adults, parents, and seniors.
Sunday: 7:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
(before and after worship service)
Monday-Tuesday & Thursday-Friday: 9:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m.
(when office is open)
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m. (when office is open)
and 5:00-6:00 p.m. (before and after our worship service)
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To keep our collection relevant, we periodically discard outdated material, items that no longer support Episcopalian theology, and worn/damaged materials. Discarded items in good condition will be offered at church book sales or donated to the public library.