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Information about location, staff, and services at the Saint Marys Staff Library


  • Anatomical models including a skeleton and body torso
  • Computers
  • Book, Journal and Multimedia Collections
  • Emergency Life Support Education Books (NRP, PEARS and limited copies of ACLS & PALS) available for check out
  • Fax machine access 
  • Two Group Study rooms with white boards/audio-visual equipment 
  • Self service copying and scanning
  • Wireless access
  • One workstation is equipped with GraphPad Prism software
  • Two laptop docking stations to extend laptop capabilities 
    Laptop Docking Station

Laptops needed for use beyond the library may be requested in advance through IT.

Library Orientation

If you would like to schedule an in-person or virtual orientation with a librarian to learn more about resources and services, please contact us.

After-Hours Access

If you're an employee based at Saint Marys and have a valid need for ongoing use of the library space in the evenings and/or on weekends, please inquire about after-hours access. Your supervisor may submit a request on your behalf using the Electronic Access Request selecting the location RO MH Library.

If you do not qualify, consider Rochester drop-in workspaces; please note these must be reserved in advance.

Scope of Collection



Subject Specialties:

  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Life Support Education (NRP & PEARS and limited copies of ACLS & PALS)
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Healthcare Ethics 
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Surgery


Library Policies

Library Code of Conduct

Borrowing Privileges/Loan Periods

Mayo Clinic employees and students in Mayo-affiliated programs may check out materials.


6-week loan


   Libby E-books and Audiobooks   

3-week loan


Items may be renewed:

Pending no holds on an item, items may be renewed for an additional loan period upon request. To renew call 507-255-5647, email or renew online on the Library Home Page by selecting "Account" on the upper right corner and "Library Catalog" in the menu.  

Items may be returned:

  • At the library service desk
  • In the book return box outside Marian Hall 1-505
  • At book return boxes throughout the hospital and elsewhere on the Rochester campus (find a list of Rochester book drop boxes here).  These locations are retrieved once per week so returns may be delayed.
  • At other Mayo Clinic libraries
  • Using intraclinic mail, if library items are packaged and addressed to the Staff Library - Marian Hall 1-506


Contact Us:

Saint Marys Hospital

Phone: 507-255-5647
Location: Saint Marys Campus, Marian Hall, 1-506


Book drop locations:

  • Near elevators in the Generose Patient Parking Ramp Main Floor
  • Generose Main Floor near Atrium
  • East/Nasseff Tower Main Floor near restrooms
  • Domitilla Main Floor near Employee Shuttle Entrance


*Badge scanning is required 

Mon-Thur 7:30am - 8:00pm
Friday  7:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday    Closed

An Inviting Space

Onsite Librarians

Kari Bernard, Librarian
Phone: 507-255-8359 

Dana Gerberi, Librarian/Supervisor
Phone: 507-255-2008

Michele McGinnis, Librarian
Phone: 507-422-2215