Collections

The St. Anastasia Catholic Church Parish Library consists of different types of religious materials, e.g. books, audio books/tapes, cassettes, CDs, DVDs, Publications, and References among others. The parish library follows the standard Dewey Decimal System for all the non-fiction books. The collection is also categorized by age classification, i.e. adult, teen, young reader and children.

By Age Classification:

Adult –Dewey System

  • Inspirational non-fiction books
  • Christian-themed fiction (Fic)
  • Biographies (B)
  • Family Videos (DVD, VHS)
  • Inspirational audio tapes and CDs
  • Christian-themed audio books

Teens (Ages 12-17) – T 

  • Fiction Christian-themed books (Fic)
  • Non-Fiction Christian-themed books (Dewey decimal)
  • Biographies (B)
  • Videos (DVD, VHS)
  • Audio tapes (CDs)

 

Young Reader (Ages 6-11)- YR

  • Christian-themed books
  • Biographies (B)
  • Videos (DVD, VHS)
  • Audio tapes

Children – (Newborn- 5 years)- CH

  • Christian-themed books
  • Children Christian movies (DVD, VHS)
  • Audio series

Publications: Library users can ONLY use these Publications while in the parish library. These are materials that cannot be checked out at any time.

  • Michigan Catholic
  • L’Osservatore Romano – Vatican City
  • Origins CNS (Catholic News Service) Documentary Service

References: Library users can ONLY use the References while in the parish library. These are materials that cannot be checked out at any time.

  • Catholic Encyclopedia
  • Catholic Teachings and Doctrines
  • Encyclicals
  • Catechisms of the Catholic Church
  • Bible Concordance
  • Butler’s Lives of Saints (12-book series)
  • Others