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Community Health Libraries

Our community health library staff is available at three locations to help you find answers to your important health questions.

The community health libraries are open to the public and offer:

  • Free library card with picture identification.
  • Computers to help you locate health information and stay in touch with family and friends while at the hospital.
  • Health newsletters, books, CDs and DVDs.
  • Health information in other languages (includes Spanish books).
  • Multimedia collection of music, relaxation, exercise, and more.
  • Reference materials such as anatomy models and charts.
  • General health topic pathfinders and cancer specific pathfinders (list of resources, by topic)
  • The Junior Board Cancer Resource Library offers a special collection of cancer resources including information about prevention, diagnosis, treatment, coping and survivorship.
  • The community health librarian contributes to Wellness: a health living blog.

Request a literature search

You may request a literature search from our community health librarians. You can do so in-person or by phone, with the results sent to you by mail or e-mail. There is no charge for this service for patients and their families.

Community Health Libraries
The Health Library at Wilmington
Wilmington Hospital
501 W. 14th St., Room 1N69
Wilmington, DE 19801 directions
Open: Monday, Friday. Please call for hours.
Gail P. Gill Community Health Library
John H. Ammon Medical Education Center
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Suite 1E58
Newark, DE 19718 directions
Open: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Junior Board Cancer Resource Library
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center
4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Room 1106
Newark, DE 19713 directions
Open: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Christiana Care Health System PO Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899 800-693-CARE