The Jay Allan Myers Library
Over 5,500 books, DVDs, videos, magazines and more for learning and entertainment open to the congregation and the only Jewish library in the three-state area for members of the public of all ages. Search our online catalog for something specific or browse for the latest and most popular books and movies.
The library is available for meetings, checking out materials, returns, using wi-fi or simply as a comfortable space anytime the Temple building is open. Catch the volunteer committee and the Librarian on Sunday mornings during Religious School, or contact us to make an appointment:
featured for Jewish book month 2016
This list of recommended books was selected from a Library Journal article written by Rachel Kamin.
Biblical fiction titles:
- India Edghill, Game of Queens: A Novel of Vashti and Esther
- Rebecca Kanner, Esther
- Rebecca Kohn, Gilded Chamber
- Yiftach Reicher Atir, The English Teacher
- Yochi Brandes, The Secret Book of Kings
Spy & Detective novels:
- Mishka Ben-David, Duet in Beiruit/Forbidden Love in St. Petersburg
- Edeet Ravel's Trilogy - Ten Thousand Lovers, Look for Me, and A Wall of Light
- Janice Weizeman, The Wayward Moon
- Allison Amend, Enchanted Islands
- Jillian Cantor, The Hours Count
Don’t know what to look for first?
- Read the latest Temple bulletin article for reviews of our newest materials,
- The library is an accredited member of the Association of Jewish Libraries which offers a Blog & The Book of Life Podcasts about Jewish books and authors,
- See a list of the best Jewish children’s books from 1968- 2016, The Sydney Taylor Book Awards!
- Visit the Jewish Book Council website and their list of National Jewish Book Award winners.
- Recommended books from 2015-2016