This is the media resource center operated by the Davis First Church of Christ, Scientist. Located in the Court 'N…More Cedar Building downtown to provide easy access for the public, the Reading Room is a quiet, relaxing space in which to study.
Current and archived versions of the Weekly Lesson Sermon sent out from the Mother Church in Boston to all church affiliates is available. Study of the Bible is facilitated through availability of many different editions, translations and concordances. There is even a computer version.
The Christian Science Monitor newspaper may be read in print or online versions. There is a children's alcove where kids read Bible stories written just for them, while the parents explore the rest of the facility's resources.
After undergoing a vast renovation that took more than a year to complete, the Davis Branch recently re-opened. It…More now offers a smart new interior, complete with everything from much-needed new carpets to attractive furniture, a reconfigured and consolidated librarian station (the Reference Desk was demolished to make way for an open area featuring informational kiosks), new meeting rooms and many more computer stations.
The Children's Room is now re-configured to include more computers, play areas and other fun features. To the rear of the main lobby, "The Reading Garden" is a new addition projecting beyond the original exterior wall. It has replaced windows that looked out on the real garden that contained native California native plants. The Reading Garden includes sculpture, lounge chairs arrayed in conversational groupings and the Friends Of The Library Book Sale shelve units. Music concerts and dance recitals featuring local artists are occasionally held in the Reading Garden.
Davis Dharmata Sangha 105 E St, Davis, CA95616 Meetings of the meditation group begin with a Buddhist "puja," which includes ceremonies punctuated by making offerings…More and chants. Readings concerning Dharma (the teachings of Buddha) and discussion follow. After Tuesday puja, congregants listen together to recorded teachings provided by the Dharmata Foundation. Anyone, no matter what his or her religious background may be, is welcome to participate.
Davis Psychic 414 E St, Davis, CA95616 Davis Psychic, located in a small house on E Street, is a long standing Davis tradition. The owner and psychic is a…More mysterious woman who, while she is clearly running a business, is often difficult to contact. Readings run around $60, although there is no set price.
Greystone Apartments 2505 5th St, Davis, CA95618 This apartment complex is located on Fifth Street near the Davis Police Station. Greystone Apartments features a gym,…More game room, reading lounge, study lounge, pool, spa and basketball court. It is approximately a mile and a half away from UC Davis, off of the 'A' bus route. It touts a 'pet-friendly' environment, with a small grassy area for dogs to run around.