The Parkway Library

The library at Parkway Baptist Church was established in 1974, and Virginia Taylor was elected librarian. Because of the generosity of Dr. Charles Isbell, a member of Auburn First Baptist Church, furniture, equipment, and books were purchased. Three months later the library opened with 300 books. In 1977 Professor L. M. Ware of Auburn First Baptist Church set up a trust fund to benefit five churches, including Parkway, and for many years $200 per year was received. There is no line item in the church budget, but through the years generous contributions have been made to the library in memory of or in honor of someone.

On October 13, 2003, the church recognized the librarian for her service, naming the library The Parkway Virginia Taylor Library. She has now served forty-six years.

Presently there are approximately 4,100 items catalogued, including books, DVD's, Bible Studies, etc. The history section includes many albums documenting the church and missions memorabilia.

Library Hours


8:00-8:30 AM; 9:30 – 11:00 AM


3:30 - 4:40 PM

Library Staff


Virginia Taylor

Assistant Librarians
Earlene Dent

Charlotte Burleson

Deb Henderson

Renee Thompson

Matha Nell Fuller

New Books in the Library

Fall 2021


Prayers for Knowing God by Tony Evans


Yours Till Heaven (The Untold Love Story of Charles & Susie Spurgeon) by Ray Rhodes


Blackberry Beach by Irene Hannon

Truly, Madly Deeply by Karen Kingsbury

The Refrain Within by Liz Tolsma

From This Moment by Kim Sawyer

Still The One by Susan Warren & Rachel Russell

Three Missing Days by Colleen Coble

The Traitor’s Pawn by Lisa Harris

The Nature of a Lady by Roseanna White

Chasing Shadows by Lynn Austin

The Seeds of Change by Laurine Snelling

Come Back to Me by Jody Hedlund

No Journey Too Far by Carrie Turansky

Forever My Own by Tracie Peterson

A Man With A Past by Mary Connealy

Make You Feel My Love by Robin Hatcher

Unyielding Hope by Janette Oke

Sustaining Faith by Janette Oke

April 2021


The Light of His Presence by Ann Graham Lotz

Beyond Betrayal by Phil Waldrep

Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy by Vrpegop


The Thief of Blackfriars Lane by Griep

Endless Mercy by Peterson

Destined for You by Peterson

Dreams of Savannah by White

Night Bird Calling by Gohlke

The Vanishing of Loxley Manor by Wilson

A Cowboy for Keeps by Hedlund

Trial and Error by  Whitlow

Dreams Rekindled by Cabot

Braced for Love by Connealy

The Curator’s Daughter by Dobson

Obsession by Bradley

A Castaway in Cornwall by Klassen

Active Defense by Eason

Point of Danger by Hannon

Summer 2020


The Train before Dawn by Janice Huszar


Starfish Pier by Irene Hannon

Missing Isaac by Valerie Luesse

The House at the End of the Moor by Michelle Griep

The Noble Guardian by Michelle Griep

Someone Like You by Karen Kingsbury

A Blessing to Cherish by Laurine Snelling

Children of the Stars (WW II) by Mario Escobar

If I Were You by Lynn Austin

The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate

A Simple Spark by Judith Miller

The Bride of Convenience by Jody Hedlund

An Appalachian Summer by Ann Gabhart

The Crushing Depths by Dani Pettrey

When the Smoke Clears by Lynette Eason

Acceptable Risk by Lynette Eason

March 2020


Almost Home by Valerie Luesse

Aiming for Love by Mary Connealy

Dangerous Passage by Lisa Harris

The Immigrant Brides Collection by Judith Miller

One Little Lie by Colleen Coble

Promised Land by Robert Whitlow


The Women of Easter by Liz Curtis Higgs

Doing Life With Your Adult Children by Jim Burns


The Total Money Make-Over by Dave Ramsey

February 2020


How Happiness Happens by Max Lucado


Logan Point Series by Patricia Bradley: Shadows of the Past, A Promise to Protect, Gone Without a Trace, and Silence in the Dark.

The Gift of Christmas Past by Cindy & Erin Woodsmall

When I Close My Eyes by Elizabeth Musser

Smoke Screen by Terri Blackstock

Unscripted by Davis Bunn

The Thief of Lanwyn Manor by Sarah Ladd

The Christensen Series by Susan May Warren: The Wonder of You, When I Fall In Love, You’re The One I Want, Always On My Mind

The Way of the Brave by Susan May Warren

Collateral Damage by Lynetter Eason

The Bridge to Belle Island by Julie Klassen

Forever Hidden by Traci Peterson


The Cheering Tale by Jennifer Taylor Carson

November 2019


Something Needs To Change by David Platt
In The Land of Blue Burquas by Katie McCord


Women of the Word by Jen Wilkin


A Boy’s Guide to Making Really Good Choices by Jim George


Strands of Truth by Colleen Coble
What Comes My Way by Traci Peterson
Where Shadows Meet by Colleen Coble
Dark Ambitions by Irene Hannon
The Refuge by Ann Gabhart
One More River to Cross by Jane Kirkpatrick
The Timepiece by Beverly Lewis
Memories of Glass by Meanie Dobson
An Amish Second Christmas by Shelley Gray

September 2019


The Reluctant Belle by Beth White
No Ocean Too Wide by Carrie Turansky
The Medallion by Cathy Gohlke
The Crossing at Cypress Creek by Pam Hillman
California Bound by Jo Huddleston
Tate by Susan Warren
A Glitter of Gold by Liz Johnson
A Song of Joy by Laurine Snelling
Strands of Truth by Colleen Coble
A Perfect Silhouette by Judith Miller
Four Justice Book (Memphis Series) by Patricia Bradley
Wherever You Go by Traci Peterson

May 2019


Outrageous Grace by Grace Fabian
Climb Every Mountain by Trudy Cathy White


Driftwood Bay by Irene Hannon
Outbreak by Davis Bunn
A Silken Thread by Kim Vogel Sawyer
Two Weeks by Karen Kingsbury
The Patient One by Shelly Gray
The Governess of Penwythe Hall by Sara Ladd
Three Gulf Coast Chronicles by Beth White
The Pelican Bride
Creole Princess
Magnolia Duchess

March 2019


Miracle in Shreveport by David & Jason Benham
Unscripted by Ernie Johnson


Suffering is Never for Nothing by Elizabeth Elliot
Devotedly (Love Letters of Jim & Elizabeth Elliot) by Valerie Shepard
Hear My Heart by Billy Graham


Knox (#1 in The Montana Marshalls) by Susan May Warren
A Rebel Heart by Beth White
When You Are Near by Traci Peterson
The Highest of Hopes by Susan Anne Mason
The Unexpected Champion (#3 of High Sierra Sweethearts) by Mary Connealy
A Tender Hope (#3 of The Cimmaron Creek Trilogy) by Amanda Cabot
The Persian Gamble by Joel Rosenberg
Code of Valor by Lynette Eason
Who I Am With You by Robin Hatcher

February 2019


Under the Midnight Sun by Tracie Peterson
Ours for a Season by Kim Vogel Sawyer
Leaving Lavender Tides by Colleen Coble
Secrets at Cedar Cabin by Colleen Coble
With This Pledge by Tamera Alexander
Code of Honor by Lynette Eason
Chosen People by Robert Whitlow


It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lisa Terkeurst
The Money Challenge by Thom Rainer
Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy With God by Tim Keller


Children’s Books

God Made the World by Sarah Jean Collins
The Donkey No One Could Ride by Anthony Destefano
Where Jesus Slept by Lewis
It Will Be Okay by Terkeurst
Austin Plays Fair by Tony & Lauren Dungy
Night Night Farm by Parker
Who Sang The First Song? by Holcomb


Blind Spot by Dani Pettrey
The Crooked Path by Irma Joubert
In This Moment by Karen Kingsbury
The Beloved Christmas Quilt by Wanda Brunstetter
The Ladies of Ivy Cottage by Julia Klassen
Troubled Waters by Susan May Warren
Out of the Ashes by Traci Peterson
Christmas Blessings by Katherine Spencer
Across the Blue by Carrie Turansky
These Healing Hills by Ann Gabhart
The View From Rainshadow Bay by Colleen Coble
Friendly Persuasion by Jo Huddleston
Harp on the Willow by BJ Hoff
The Road We Travelled by Jane Kirkpatrick
Where We Belong by Lynn Austin
A Song Unheard by Roseanna White
Dangerous Illusions by Irene Hannon
The Masterpiece by Francine Rivers
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
Together Is Forever by Jody Hedlund
Blind Betrayal by Nancy Mehl
Oath of Honor by Lynette Eason
The Road Home by Beverly Lewis
Storm Front by Susan Warren
Legacy of Mercy by Austin
Hidden Peril by Hannon
Hidden Among the Stars by Dobson
The Road to Magnolia Glen by Hillman
The Cost of Betrayal by Henderson
Her Reason to Smile by Jo Huddleston
Freedom’s Light by Coble
In Times Gone By (#3 Golden Gates Series) by Peterson
The Hope Jar by Brunstetter
Auschwitz Lullaby by Escobar
As the Tide Comes In by Woodsmall
The Best of Intentions by Mason
Dead Drift by Pettrey
The Lady of Tarpon Springs by Miller
An Hour Unspent by White


I Can Only Imagine by Bart Millard
Even In Our Darkness by Jack Deere
Through My Father’s Eyes by Graham
I Knew William Booth by Moyles
The Rescue by Jim Cymbala


The Four Wills of God by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs
The Case for Miracles by Lee Strobel
A Life Beyond Amazing (9 Decisions That Will Transform Your Life Today) by Dr. David Jeremiah
When We Say Father by Adrian Rogers & Steve Rogers
God Faith (Being a Christian When Society Things You’re Irrelevant and Extreme) by David Kinnaman & Gabe Lyons
Standing Strong (How to Stormproof Your Life With God’s Timeless Truths) by Dr. Charles Stanley
What Every Christ Ought to Know by Adrian Rogers with Steve Rogers
Praying the Scriptures for Your Adult Children by Jodie Berndt
Praying the Scriptures for Your Teens by Jodie Berndt
God Speaks Your Love Language by Chapman
Grieving the Love of Someone You Love by Mitsch
The Storm-Tossed Family by Russell Moore
Letters to the Church by Francis Chan