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ABOUT THE PETER & MELANIE MUNK PATIENT & FAMILY LEARNING CENTRE & LIBRARY

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​​Hours & Contact

TGH Library imageMonday – Thursday
8:30 am – 4:30 pm​

Friday
8:30 am – 4:00 pm​

Phone: 416 340 4800 ext. 5951
Email: tgpen@uhn.ca

The Peter and Melanie Munk Patient and Family Learning Centre and Library is on Level 1 of the Norman Urquhart (NU) Building, at the Toronto General Hospital.

Maps & Directions

About the Peter and Melanie Munk Patient and Family Learning Centre and Library

In the library, you can:

  • Find free pamphlets about healthy lifestyle choices, diseases, conditions, treatments and tests
  • Learn about health-related events and resources in your community
  • Read or borrow a book, video or CD from our consumer health library collection
  • Use our computers or iPad to access health information or stay in touch with friends and family members while you or your family member are in the hospital.

How to Become a Member

Anyone is welcome to borrow our books, videos or CDs. The first time you borrow, you will need to fill out a registration form and show valid identification, such as a Driver’s License or Hospital Card. Once you register with us, you may borrow from any of the UHN Patient & Family Libraries.

Borrowing policy

  • You may have up to 3 items checked out from our library at one time
  • You may borrow an item for 3 weeks
  • You may contact us to renew an item 1 time, for 3 more weeks from your original due date

Searching for health information

In addition to the materials we have in the library, we also provide tailored, health information packages. These searches are done just for you by our qualified consumer health librarians and information specialists.

Click the link to fill out aHealth Information Request Form.

TGH Patient & Family Library Newsletter

​Our monthly newsletter features health topics and events of interest to the TGH patient and family population.  It is written by our librarian with contributions by the UHN community.