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Book lists

Find list of books about different health topics available from Winnipeg Public Library.

Reference books

We maintain a small collection of health reference (print) books at the Millennium Library on the fourth floor.  A few of these titles are shared on this page. Reference books are for in-Library use only.  Library staff are also able to use these books to answer your questions over the phone 204-986-6450 or online through our Ask Us! service.

Books to borrow

The links in the Health Topics sections on this page take you to lists of print books available to borrow.

  • titles are from our adult collection
  • lists may have been "limited" (narrowed down) to show more recent or relevant titles
  • remember: you can request that a book be sent to any Library branch for pick-up
  • looking for eBooks, eAudiobook or streaming videos? You can find health-related content on these Library platforms:  Overdrive (eBooks and eAudiobooks), Kanopy and Hoopla (streaming videos).  Visit our eMedia guide for access.

Select Health Reference Books Available at Millennium Library

The Merck manual of diagnosis and therapy. 20th ed
Gabbard's treatments of psychiatric disorders Treatments of psychiatric disorders. DSM-5
The Gale encyclopedia of medicine

Health Topics Book Lists: A - D

Alternative Medicine
Books about alternatives to mainstream health practices can be found by searching for many different terms. Try starting with the two searches directly below.