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Our Parish Library

Our parish library aims to edify, exhort and comfort readers of all ages with Orthodox Christian books and journals.  To browse our library shelves online, visit

How to Use the Parish Library Remotely

Sign up!

  • Send an email to requesting a patron account
  • You will receive an email with a unique password from
  • Login to the patron page using your email account and new password on

Change Your Password

  • Be sure to change your password by selecting Patron page > Edit Profile > Change password


  • Using the patron page you can browse our parish library and put books on hold 
  • When a book is put on hold, a notification is sent to the librarian email account 
  • The librarian will retrieve the book and make it available for pickup in the parish link area.
  • Once you find a desired book, select the Add Hold button to add it to your hold queue, you can add multiple books to your queue.  When finished selecting books, choose Complete as shown below.

  • Select Submit to send your order to the HTOC librarian

Pickup Books

  • A notification email will be sent to you when the books are ready for pickup
  • Books will be tagged with the patron name on a sticky note in a cart in the parish link area  
  • You can pick up your books at your convenience (assuming the building is open)
  • The status of the books will be changed from hold to checked out in by the librarian

Renew Books

  • Patrons can renew books online from the patron page

Return Books

  • Books can be returned in the same cart in the link
  • The librarian will return them to the shelves
  • The status of the books will be changed from checked out to checked in by the librarian.
Recent Additions

Saint Paisios the Athonite

Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica

Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev)



Feel free to send HTOC library questions,
concerns or comments to


36075 W. Seven Mile Rd.
Livonia, MI 48152


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