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Reeves Medical Library

Located on the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital campus, the Reeves Medical Library is the largest such facility on the Central Coast and the only one open to the public. It serves the entire Santa Barbara community, including physicians, hospital staff, patients, students, medical researchers and the general public.

The collection holds:

  • Over 700 medical and nursing reference textbooks
  • Over 1200 online medical books.
  • Over 50 print journal holdings are available
  • 700 more journals available online through library databases

The library welcomes the public on weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Our librarians will help you find what you need. For more information call 805-569-7240.

Reeves Library
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
400 West Pueblo Street
805-569-7240

Online Health Library

Here are a few resources to help you find the latest information about diseases, procedures, medicines, preventive care and more.

New Library Space 2016

The Reeves Medical Library will be moving into a beautiful, state-of-the-art library space in 2016. The new library will be named SAGE Medical Library.

Designed as a collaborative place for residents, physicians, nursing students, and Cottage Health staff, the new library will feature the following:

  • A variety of group and individual seating options
  • Three conference/meeting rooms with large flat screens for videoconferencing as well as wireless capability for computer access
  • Access to a substantial print reference collection
  • Individual study carrels with desktop computers
  • Task lighting on all tables
  • Overstuffed leather chairs for study and relaxation
  • Window seats with a garden view
  • 24/7 access for Cottage Health staff
  • Sage Library

    Sage Medical Library

    Picture courtesy of Perkins&Will

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    Sage Medical Library

    Picture courtesy of Perkins&Will

Upcoming Events

  • Aug
    26
    Friday
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Aug
    29
    Monday
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Aug
    29
    Monday
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Aug
    30
    Tuesday
    6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
    Tour Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital's Childbirth, Maternity Center. Learn about pre-admission, visitor guidelines, parking, and other patient information
  • Aug
    30
    Tuesday
    7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
    Tour Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital's Childbirth, Maternity Center. Learn about pre-admission, visitor guidelines, parking, and other patient information