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Marshall Community Health Library

Health Information in El Dorado County

3581 Palmer Drive, Suite 101
Cameron Park
Phone: - 530-626-2778
Tuesday and Thursday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Please note upcoming changes:

The Library is closed Thursday, May 18.

The library will close at 2 p.m. on May 25 and will open at noon on May 30.


Click here to fill out an application for library privileges.

The Marshall Community Health Library's mission is to promote health and support evidence-based medical decision-making, by providing El Dorado County residents and healthcare providers with reliable medical information, literature research services and educational wellness workshops.

The Community Health Library

  • Is a public library serving community members and healthcare providers, free of charge
  • Offers 5000 resources including books for adults and children, journals, CDs & DVDs in English and Spanish - all available for free loan. Topics include: nutrition, mental health, fitness, dementia, pregnancy, caregiving, aging, children's health, and complementary therapies.
  • Shares an online catalog with El Dorado County library:
  • Conducts literature searches for community members, medical center employees, and physicians
  • Provides three computers with privacy screens and free internet access to reliable health information
  • Provides free access to the natural medicines comprehensive database, professional version. Data includes levels of effectiveness, interactions, and links to relevant studies in PubMed.
  • Serves as a referral point for health related support groups and community resources
  • Is a member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NLM). Benefits include fast and free access to full-text medical journal articles for healthcare providers

Materials available in the Community Health Library do not imply approval or recommendation by the library or Marshall Medical Center.