Patient Libraries at Mayo Clinic in Arizona


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Mailing Address:
Sydni Abrahamsen
Patient Library and Research Center
Mayo Clinic
5881 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85054

Library location:
Phoenix Campus
Building 3
1st Floor
Room 101
(480) 342-4163
Skype Contact:

Director of Libraries

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Lisa Marks
Clinic Library
Mayo Clinic, Arizona


The Mayo Clinic patient libraries are currently closed for walk-in service to limit the spread of COVID-19. However, our librarians and staff are still working to meet the information needs of Mayo Clinic patients.

Please call us at 480-342-4163 or email for assistance.

Location & Contact


Closed until further notice



Mayo Clinic

13400 E. Shea Blvd.

Scottsdale, AZ  85259


Mayo Clinic Building - SCT1, Concourse Level, Room CP14D


Maps of Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix/Scottsdale Arizona




Phone (480) 301-8946

Fax (480) 301-7241




  • The Mayo Clinic Scottsdale Patient and Health Education Library offers:

    • consumer health books

    • medical textbooks

    • health magazines & newsletters

    • pamphlets & brochures

    • anatomical & nutritional models

  • Full reference services are provided by a medical librarian.

    • Searches for patient health information as well as medical literature are performed using online resources and traditional reference tools.

  • The library is open to patients, families, the community and Mayo Clinic employees.

Borrowing Privileges/Loan Periods

  • The health books, magazines, and newsletters are for browsing within the library and may only be checked out by Mayo Clinic employees. 

  • Pamphlets, brochures, and informational packets are available on numerous health subjects and may be taken from the library by patients and family members.

  • Popular reading materials are often donated by our visitors and are available to you on our free "take a book, leave a book" shelf.


  • Computers
  • Print/Copy/Scan/Fax
  • Cell Phone Chargers

Featured Resources

The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living

This practical, can-do guide, written by a positive-energy medical doctor at Mayo Clinic offers clear steps to decrease the bad kind of stress. As Sood notes, "Good stress motivates you, preps you for a challenge and gives you extra pep." Bad stress is caused by "excessive workload, lack of control and lack of meaning." Sood highlights the principles of stress-free living: gratitute, compassion, acceptance, higher meaning, and forgiveness.

The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet

This Diet is no fad, but a solid, common-sense approach brought to you by an organization that is an award-winning health information resource. Loaded with advice and tips for people with diabetes who want to lose weight, The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet is the companion you need to help you lose weight and control your diabetes now and into the future.

Mayo Clinic A to Z Health Guide: everything you need to know about signs, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention

The best weapon against any condition is knowledge. Learn from the experts in Mayo Clinic's complete guide to identifying, treating, and preventing a broad range of common medical issues. Inside you'll find: Easy-to-understand explanations of more than 100 health conditions Comprehensive lists of frequent signs and symptoms Professional insight on tests and procedures used to make a diagnosis Essential advice on treatments, including commonly used medications Up-to-date prevention guidelines for illnesses that may affect your quality of life Featuring clear illustrations and accessible writing, Mayo Clinic A to Z Health Guide is a must-have health resource for every home.

Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy

An essential pregnancy resource for all parents-to-be. Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy, second edition is an authoritative, yet practical reference manual from the pregnancy experts at the #1 ranked hospital in America. The newly updated book includes information on everything from healthy lifestyle habits to the latest technologies in prenatal care and childbirth.