Health Information

Health Collection

The Greenwich Library Health Information Center provides privacy and access to resources and information on a variety of health related topics. The library owns more than 5000 circulating books on health-related topics and has print subscriptions to 31 health and wellness periodicals. The Center houses more than 100 reference books, medical databases, a health-focused bulletin board and two dedicated printer-enabled workstations.

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Blood Pressure Screenings

Free blood pressure screenings are conducted by a registered nurse from Greenwich Hospital every Monday afternoon from 11:30 am until 1:30 pm in the Health Information Center at Greenwich Library.

AuthorTalk: ‘Uniquely Human’

On Monday, September 24 at 7:00 pm, hear from Dr. Barry Prizant, author of the best selling book Uniquely Human. This is a groundbreaking book on autism, by one of the world’s leading experts, who portrays autism as a unique way of being human.

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Medicare and Beyond

Greenwich Library Medicare 101

On Thursday, October 4 at 6:30 pm, join us for an educational seminar which will educate you on the options and programs available for Medicare. Various topics relating to Medicare coverage will be explored.

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Fitness & Nutrition At Home

Are you eager to take your health journey to the next level? Use Great Courses through RBDigital and dive into courses on meditation, nutrition, natural healing and brain fitness! Access with your Library card and RBDigital password.

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Watch Health Documentaries

Check out a broad and diverse selection of health & wellness documentaries from everyday health to sports and fitness and more on Kanopy using your Library card. This list of popular documentaries is a great place to start!

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Learn Something New or Get Health Help

We are excited to offer health specific events and programming. Check out what is coming up soon!

Health Databases

Provides certification status and complete biographical and professional information about board certified physicians.

Access Database in Library

*Only accessible from library

ConsumerLab provides test results and information to help consumers evaluate health, wellness, and nutrition products including vitamins, minerals and supplements, sports and energy products and more.

Access Database in Library

*Only accessible from library

Health & Wellness Resource Center offers up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources.

Access Database in Library

Remote Access

It contains pages of carefully selected links to Web resources including dictionaries, directories, organizations, news sources and health topics.

Access Database in Library

Remote Access

*Please note: Links to health-related databases and sites are provided for information purposes only. Any medical decisions should be made in consultation with your qualified health care provider. The Greenwich Library will not be held liable for any complications, injuries or other medical accidents arising from or in connection with the use of or reliance upon any information in the web. 

Health eNewsletter

Stay up-to-date on the latest health programs by subscribing to the Library’s weekly eNewsletter.