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Need directions to a department or clinic? Want to visit a patient? We're here to help!

Use our "Virtual Information Desk", accessible at the top of any page on our website by clicking on this Visitor Information Panel icon icon, to help answer common questions or help you find your way before and during your hospital visit.

Of course, you can visit our onsite main Information Desk located at the Melnyk Entrance (off of the Queensway) which is open from 7am to 9pm, Monday to Friday, and from 9am to 9pm Weekends and Holidays. Feel free to call us at 416-530-6000.

Find us at St. Joes
St. Joseph's Health Centre Toronto

The George Pennal Library is a health sciences library, with medical and nursing literature as its main collection. It is affiliated with the University of Toronto Library and is a member of the Health Sciences Information Consortium of Toronto.

The library supports our institution’s strategic priority of Shaping Care through Teaching and Education by providing expert assistance and access to evidence based information for:

  • Patient care
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Clinical teaching/education
  • Research

Staff, physicians, residents, and volunteers have access to all library resources and may use the library at any time. Students and learners are welcome to use the library during regular operating hours.

For more information, please contact the library by calling 416-530-6726 or visit our website (opens in new window).

The George Pennal Library is located on the first floor of the Sunnyside Building, in the East Wing. Hours are Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

If you are a patient and are looking for patient resources, please visit our Patient and Family Resource Centre.

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