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Saint Marys Staff Library: Home

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 (ITLS, 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.

An Inviting Space

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.

Scope of Collection


Subject Specialties:

  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Life Support Education (ITLS, NRP & PEARS)
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Healthcare Ethics 
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Surgery


  • Research assistance is available in-person or via the online Ask a Librarian service
  • Keep up with the latest research in your field by receiving the tables of contents from healthcare journals via the Current Awareness Service 
  • Obtain articles and interlibrary loan materials with Document Delivery 

Borrowing Privileges/Loan Periods

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

Books/DVDs/Media/Journals' 3-week loan

Emergency Life Support Education Books (ITLS, NRP & PEARS)

42-day loan


Most items may be renewed for an additional loan period upon request. To renew call 255-5647 or email

 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 only 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
Fax: 507-255-7343
Location: Saint Marys Campus, Marian Hall, 1-506

**Larger Map**

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

-Wall receptacle Main Floor near West Entrance



*Badge scanning is required 

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


Dana Gerberi, Librarian
Phone: 507-255-2008

Elissa Kinzelman-Vesely, Librarian
Phone: 507-422-2215

Kari Bernard, Librarian
Phone: 507-255-8359 

Marla Battey, Library Specialist
Phone: 507-255-5647

Gail Laxen, Library Associate
Phone: 507-255-5647