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Healthy living resources

Health Resource Libraries

Comprehensive Cancer Center

This community lending library has an extensive collection of books, pamphlets, and CDS on cancer and various other health topics.  Our professional staff and volunteers can provide assistance with accessing internet resources and offer a large selection of complementary wigs and caps.  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.



8:30 a.m. - 4 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.


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.


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


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