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926 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90403

(310) 395-3992

Santa Monica Palisades Lodge No. 307 is a historic Lodge in the heart of Santa Monica, California. Come learn more about Freemasonry and our ancient Craft.


Book Club

Education is one of the foundations of any Mason. If you are curious about the craft and want to learn more about Freemasonry, below is a good primer on Masonic literature and books that will guide your knowledge. 

Popular Masonic Books

Born in Blood: The Lost Secrets of Freemasonry 
by John J. Robinson 

Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry 
by Albert Pike 

The Symbolism Of Freemasonry
by Albert G. MacKey 

The Alchemical Keys to Masonic Ritual
by Timothy Hogan 

The Secret Teachings of All Ages 
by Manly P. Hall 

Coil's Masonic Encyclopedia
by Henry W. Coil 

The Lost Symbol 
by Dan Brown 

The Hiram Key 
by Christopher Knight

A Bridge To Light , A Study in Masonic Ritual & Philosophy
by Rex R. Hutchens

Freemasons For Dummies 
by Christopher Hodapp

The Craft and Its Symbols 
by Allen E. Roberts 

The Temple and the Lodge 
by Michael Baigent 

Dungeon, Fire and Sword: The Knights Templar in the Crusades 
by John J. Robinson 

The Meaning of Masonry
by W.L. Wilmshurst

Scottish Rite Ritual Monitor and Guide 
by Arturo de Hoyos

Observing the Craft: The Pursuit of Excellence in Masonic Labour and Observance
by Andrew Hammer

The Early Masonic Catechisms 
by Harry Carr 

Beyond The Craft 
by Keith B Jackson 

Symbols of Freemasonry 
by Daniel Beresniak 

American Freemasons: Three Centuries of Building Communities
by Mark A. Tabbert 

Freemasonry and the Birth of Modern Science 
by Robert Lomas 

A New Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry (Ars Magna Latomorum) And of Cognate Instituted Mysteries: Their Rites, Literature and History 
by Arthur Edward Waite

Brother Truman: The Masonic Life and Philosophy of Harry S. Truman
by Allen E. Roberts

Solomon's Builders: Freemasons, Founding Fathers and the Secrets of Washington D.C. 
by Christopher Hodapp 

A Pilgrim's Path: Freemasonry and the Religious Right  
by John J. Robinson

Cracking the Freemasons Code: The Truth About Solomon's Key and the Brotherhood

by Robert L.D. Cooper

The Principles Of Masonic Law: A Treatise On The Constitutional Laws, Usages And Landmarks Of Freemasonry 
by Albert G. MacKey 

The Symbolism Of Freemasonry
by Albert G. MacKey 

The Alchemical Keys to Masonic Ritual 
by Timothy Hogan 

The Secret Teachings of All Ages 
by Manly P. Hall 

Coil's Masonic Encyclopedia 
by Henry W. Coil 

The Initiatic Experience: That Led to Your Initiation Into Freemasonry
by Robert Herd

G. Washington: Master Mason 
by Allen E. Roberts

The Book of Hiram (Paperback) 
by Christopher Knight 

Freemasonry and Its Etiquette 
by William Preston Campbell-Everden 

Some Deeper Aspects Of Masonic Symbolism 
by Arthur Edward Waite

Duncan's Ritual of Freemasonry
by Malcolm C. Duncan 

Compendium of Masonic Prayers and Graces 
by Neville Barker Cryer

Darkness Visible: A revelation & Interpretation of Freemasonry. 
by Walton Hannah 

Masonic trivia (and facts) 
by Allen E. Roberts 

King Solomon's Temple in the Mansonic Tradition 
by Alex Horne

Vested in Glory (Paperback) 
by Jim Tresner

Forms and Traditions of the Scottish Rite
by C. Fred Kleinknecht

Esoterika - The Symbolism Of The Blue Degrees Of Freemasonry
by Albert Pike

The Da Vinci Code 
by Dan Brown 

Freemasonry: A Celebration Of The Craft 
by John Hamill 

Working the Rough Stone: Freemasonry and Society in Eighteenth-Century Russia
by Douglas Smith 

The Key to Solomon's Key: Secrets of Magic and Masonry
by Lon Milo DuQuette

Operative Freemasonry: A Manual for Restoring Light and Vitality to the Fraternity
by Kirk C. White 

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Freemasonry in the American Civil War
by Michael A. Halleran 

The Secret Psychology of Freemasonry: Alchemy, Gnosis, and the Science of the Craft 
by Cliff Porter

Rosicrucian and Masonic Origins 
by Manly P. Hall 

The Freemasons: A History of the World's Most Powerful Secret Society 
by Jasper Ridley 

Regarding Freemasonry (Super Conspiracy Edition. Expanded!) 
by Bernard Schaffer 

The Craft and Its Symbols 
by Allen Roberts 

The Lost Keys of Freemasonry 
by Manly P. Hall 

Masonic World Guide 
by Kent Henderson

The Templar Legacy (Cotton Malone, #1) 
by Steve Berry 

Freemasons' book of the Royal Arch
by Bernard E. Jones 

Symbolical Masonry 
by H.L. Haywood

The Builders a Story and Study of Masonry
by Joseph Fort Newton

The Lost Keys of Freemasonry: Or the Secret of Hiram Abiff 
by Manly P Hall

Freemason Philosophy For The 21st Century 
by Jack Buta 

The Etiquette of Freemasonry: A Handbook for the Brethren
by An Old Past Master 

A View to Masonic Education: The Blue House Lodge 
by A. Keith Jones


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