UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

Health Sciences Library

Welcome

The Health Sciences Library consistently strives to provide information services of the highest quality to Iowa Methodist/Iowa Lutheran, Methodist West and Blank Children's Hospital. Information provided by the library supports patient care, management decision making, research and the education of residents, medical staff, nurses, employees and students. The main Health Sciences Library is located on the first floor of the Education & Research Center on the Iowa Methodist Medical Center campus. The medical library on the Iowa Lutheran campus is on 1 Mid.

Family Libraries

The Family Resource Library at Iowa Methodist Medical Center and Blank Children's Hospital has health-related materials written for children as well as for adults on health concerns throughout the life span. Toys, games and picture books welcome children. Special events include visits from pet therapy animals, story times and other events. The library has a special collection of materials on grief and death and has recently added iPads, apps and programs for children and families with developmental disabilities. Access to the Internet is available. Movies/entertainment videotapes can be checked out.

Phone: 515-241-5308    
IMMC/Blank Library Hours: Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The Family Healthcare Library at Iowa Lutheran Hospital has health-related materials primarily for adults. Look for special materials on parenting, aging and mental health disorders. The collection also has videotapes on a variety of topics and relaxation cassettes. Access to the Internet is available.

Phone: 515-263-5467    
ILH Library Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.