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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

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