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Hospital Patients' Libraries serve hospitalized patients and their families.


Welcome to the Patients' Library at Methodist Hospital!

We are here to serve patients and their family members at no charge. The library offers a wide array of resources for recreational purposes including new books and magazines, USA Today and The Star Tribune delivered daily, music, movies and so much more. The library is also available for technological assistance with computer printing, fax and document scanning.



New to Our Library

Highlighted News

New ways to access Patient Library Services

The Patients' Library delivery services are now on Epic! Under the Humanities of Medicine section, you can now find our library and request delivery for amplified listeners, books and much more on behalf of your patients. We also have an online form to request services and are still available via phone at 507-266-8923 or email at


Methodist Patients' Library -- Eisenberg SL-59

Popular Services

  • Laptops for patients' use
  • Knitting and Crochet Kits
  • Charging station in the library and phone chargers for check out to hospital rooms
  • X-box gaming system and games
  • Large collection of DVDs, including newer releases
  • Large collection of CDs, including relaxation and popular music
  • CD players, radios, TV/DVD players
  • Printing, copy, fax and scanning capabilities for patients and visitors
  • Internet and e-mail access 
  • Library cart book services to patient rooms  
  • A quiet, relaxing place to spend time in a non-clinical environment

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Eisenberg Building

Subway Level- Room 59

Monday-Friday: 9:00-4:30

Saturday and Sunday: 1:00-4:30


Phone: 507-266-8923

Fax: 507-266-1740


Stephanie Wentz, Librarian
Phone: 255-6925


Kelly Singleton, Library Specialist II

Phone: 266-8923