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NIH Patient Library

Our Services

Welcome! Come enjoy our cozy nook! We are a contract lending library serving the needs of NIH patients, their families and caregivers. Browse our offerings in the library or search our collection using our online catalog. We hope you will find something special to borrow during your stay.

  • Books - current best-sellers as well as our special collection on health and coping topics.
  • Music CDs - from classical to hip hop, including therapeutically designed relaxation music. CD players and iPod docking stations are also available for loan to our inpatients.
  • DVDs - From new releases to cult favorites! Available for viewing by NIH inpatients. A limited number of portable DVD players are also available.
  • XBOX 360 Games and Controllers - For loan to inpatients who have an Xbox console in their room.
  • Audiobooks - on CD; include fiction, nonfiction, language instruction, guided imagery and meditation.
  • Laptops and Tablets - for loan to select inpatient groups. Please contact us for further information.
  • Newspapers and Magazines - The latest magazines ranging in subject matter from home decor to entertainment news, as well as The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.

Building 10/CRC staff are welcome to check out books and audiobooks from our collection. Please come by and visit us, or call 301-451-7603 for more information.

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This page last updated on 11/15/2017

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