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About Williams Library

Staffed Hours

The Library is staffed during the following hours:
Wednesdays, and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. - 12 noon
Fridays: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

For assistance at other times:

  • Call the Miner Library Answer Desk at (585) 275-3361 ~or~
  • Click on the Ask A Librarian link to submit a question or search request.

When the library is closed, access is available to Highland Hospital physicians, residents, and staff by key card (Highland ID badge).
Please contact Support Services (x1-7378) to activate your Highland ID for Library access.

Computing, Printing, & Photocopying

Rules for user conduct


The Library is located on Level 2 of the South Wing of Highland Hospital, Room S214.

Address & Phone Number

John R. Williams Health Sciences Library
Highland Hospital 
Box 49
1000 South Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620
(585) 341-6761

Contact Information

Library Staff

Lorraine Porcello, MSLIS, MSIM
Branch Librarian
(585) 341-0378

For complete listing of all library staff visit:
Miner Library Staff Directory