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About the Library

The Reeves Healths Sciences Library provides high quality medical, nursing, and allied health information resources in support of the education, research and patient care mission of Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital and the Yale New Haven Health System Care Signature. 

Mission Statement


The Health System Hospital Libraries of Bridgeport, Greenwich, Lawrence+Memorial, and Westerly Hospitals provide evidence-based resources and services to support patient safety, patient care, clinical research, education for multidisciplinary teams, lifelong learning, and the Yale New Haven Health System Care Signature.


  • To provide comprehensive, efficient, and innovative library services to our learners.
  • To be known throughout the System and the library community as leaders in the application of information technologies and delivery strategies.
  • To continually improve systems and services for the libraries' broad-base of learners'.
  • To be committed participants in the development and implementation of a comprehensive, system-wide information management plan.


Demonstrate Service Excellence at all times by providing customized library services based on the Yale New Haven Health System Values - Integrity, Patient-Centered, Respect, Accountability, and Compassion.

  • Integrity: Give serious consideration to patrons/visitor's needs.
  • Patient-Centered: Actively listen to each patron/visitor in order to fully understand and respond to his/her information needs.
  • Respect: Have courtesy and respect for all patrons/visitors.
  • Accountability: Hold in trust personal and organization affairs including health information privacy.
  • Compassion: Demonstrate empathy and understanding to all patrons/visitors.


Borrowing Materials

Physicians, staff, and students with a valid Bridgeport Hospital ID may borrow library materials and are eligible for remote access to library databases.

Materials may be checked out during business hours.

Loan periods:

  • Textbooks - 30 days
  • Board review - 24 hours
Books acquired through interlibrary loan are subject to the borrowing terms of the lending institution. By using this service you agree to honor any fees charged by the lending institution for late returns, lost and/or damaged books.


Library materials may be renewed in person. Items are renewed for 30 days unless otherwise noted. Please do not renew materials by phone or email. 

Returning Materials

All returned materials should be brought directly to the circulation desk during normal business hours.

Unreturned / Lost / Damaged Materials

Patrons will be billed for replacement materials six months overdue. Lost and damaged materials will be handled on a case-by-case basis.


Library Staff:

Todd Allen Lane
Chief, Library & Multimedia Services

Diego Musilli
Library Services Technician

Multimedia Staff:

Jerry Foster
Multimedia Services