Items of Interest

Beginning early in October, 1932, the Trustees under the Will of Mary Baker Eddy participated in a plan for placing a six-inch advertisement of Mrs. Eddy's book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," in issues of newspapers published in the United States which carried reports of Christian Science lectures. These advertisements contained a price list and the address of the local Reading Room, with the hours when open, thus informing interested readers of the lecture reports where, in their communities, the textbook of Christian Science could be obtained.

Following the appearance of these advertisements a number of the local Christian Science Reading Rooms indicated that additional sales of Science and Health were traceable to these advertisements in newspapers; and Librarians reported a gratifying increase in attendance at Reading Rooms and in the number of inquiries about Christian Science.

Admission to The Mother Church
September 9, 1933

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