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Healthy living resources

Health Resource Libraries

Comprehensive Cancer Center

Our Health Resource Library is available to you during your stay and after you return home. Its extensive collection of books, DVDs, and CDs on health topics may be checked out for two weeks. In addition, a staff librarian can perform health-related searches and send copies of articles to your room. The library also has a large selection of wigs and caps to loan to patient who need them. It is located in the Comprehensive Cancer Center.

You may contact the librarian Elizabeth Roberts by calling (831) 622-2746 or faxing (831) 822-2736.

Hours: 

Address:

Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Comprehensive Cancer Center, lower level
23625 Holman Highway, Monterey
(831) 622-2746

Wig boutique

The Resource Center has a selection of stylish wigs, hats, caps, turbans, and head scarves to try on in a comfortable, private atmosphere. All items in the center are available to clients free of charge.

Wigs

Mastectomy needs

For breast cancer survivors who do not have insurance, some prosthetic supplies are available. These include mastectomy bras and enhancers. Library staff can provide a list of resources for additional mastectomy supplies.

Mastectomy supplies

 

Resource lists provided by the Health Resource Library

These lists provide you with resources you can find in the Health Resource Library on specific topics. 

Heart healthy living

Osteoporosis resources 

Community Health and Hospice Resource Center

The Community Health and Hospice Resource Center is a public-lending library open to the community and featuring resources in English and Spanish. Browse an extensive collection on end-of-life issues and grief and loss for adults, teens, and children. Other health-related topics and additional free services are also available.

Hours

Monday-Friday
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Address

2 Upper Ragsdale Drive, Suite D-110
Monterey, CA 93940-5730
(831) 658-3772