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Southcoast Medical Libraries Home

All Southcoast Health Medical Libraries are open to Southcoast Health staff and associated providers.  Library resources are also available to the public during Librarian Hours.

Wi-Fi is available at all locations.

Locations


Charlton Memorial Hospital

Ida S. Charlton Medical Library

Located on the first floor of the main hospital building - across from the Medical Staff Services office.

Librarian Hours:

Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
On all other days, library services are provided by the librarian at St. Luke's Hospital.
See the St. Luke's Hospital Librarian Hours.

Phone: 508-973-5267
Fax:  508-973-5263
E-Mail: SouthcoastMedLib@southcoast.org

The Ida S. Charlton Medical Library was originally part of the Truesdale Hospital in Fall River. With a generous donation from the Charlton family, the original library was dismantled, moved to and reconfigured on the first floor of Charlton Memorial Hospital.



St. Luke's Hospital

Southcoast Medical Library

Located on the ground floor of the hospital - across from the main staff elevators. Easy access through the main entrance of St. Luke's Hospital.

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Librarian Hours:
Monday - Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 508-973-5267
Fax:  508-973-5263
E-Mail: SouthcoastMedLib@southcoast.org

The St. Luke's Hospital Medical Library was established in 1954 by founding librarian Elizabeth S. Wildes. She added titles in the biomedical sciences and allied health materials to the original Nursing School Library collection.


Tobey Hospital

Stillman Library

Located on the first floor across from the Cranberry Room.

The Stillman Library is not staffed.  Library services are provided by the librarian at St. Luke's Hospital.  See the St. Luke’s Hospital Librarian Hours.

Phone: 508-973-5267
Fax:  508-973-5263
E-Mail: SouthcoastMedLib@southcoast.org

Books for patient reference are located in the Cranberry Room, across from the library. For more on patient education, click here.

The Stillman Library at Tobey Hospital was named after Raymond D. Stillman, MD, at its inception in 1956. Dr. Stillman was Tobey's first Chief of Staff in 1938 and remained so for 22 years.


Consumer Health Resource Center

St. Luke's Hospital
Located on the ground floor of the hospital, across from the main staff elevators. Easy access through the main entrance of St. Luke's Hospital.

Hours:
Monday - Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 508-973-5267
E-Mail: SouthcoastMedLib@southcoast.org

The Southcoast Medical Libraries maintain a special collection of health information for the public at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford. Our mission is to promote the health and well-being of our community by providing information to meet the health-related needs of the general public.

The Consumer Health Resource Center at St. Luke's Hospital is open to the public Monday-Friday, during regular business hours. Most of the center's material can be borrowed and includes over 125 books, magazines, health newsletters and DVDs. The resource center includes material on subjects such as arthritis, cancer, celiac disease, diabetes, hypertension heart disease, menopause, nutrition, and other areas of current interest. Librarians are available for assistance during library hours.


Southcoast Health Medical Libraries
Phone: 508-973-5267
Fax: 508-973-5263
Email: SouthcoastMedLib@southcoast.org

Charlton Memorial Hospital
Ida S. Charlton Medical Library
Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
All other days, library services are provided by the librarian at St. Luke's Hospital.
See St. Luke's Hospital Librarian Hours.

St. Luke's Hospital
Southcoast Health Medical Library
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Librarian Hours
Monday - Tuesday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tobey Hospital
Library services are provided by the librarian at St. Luke's Hospital.
See St. Luke's Hospital Librarian Hours.

After-hours access to libraries is available for staff. Please contact the librarian.


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