MidState Medical CenterThe Tremaine Resource Center at MidState Medical Center provides resources to hospital staff, physicians, nursing and allied health students, and patients/consumers.
About the Tremaine Resource Center 
The Tremaine Resource Center offers access to two distinct library collections in a community hospital environment.
The center is housed within this 128 bed community hospital. It provides current medical and wellness information for hospital staff and its patients/consumers. The center provides current information in both its hospital staff library and its patient/consumer library. The Center maintains affiliate relations with the Hartford Hospital Health Science Libraries. This affiliation provides extended collection access through borrowing reciprocity and resource sharing.
The Tremaine Resource Center is located in the Cornerstone Pavillion at MidState Medical Center.
MidState Medical Center
435 Lewis Ave.
Meriden, CT
  • From the north take I-91 south to the I-691 intersection. At the I-691 intersection go west. Take exit 6, Lewis Avenue. Turn left onto Lewis Avenue the entrance to the Medical Center is on the right.
  • From Southington take I-691 east to exit 5, Chamberlain Highway. Turn left off the exit ramp and turn right at the second traffic light. At the first traffic light, turn right onto Lewis Avenue. The entrance to the new Medical Center is on the left.
  • The hospital is located directly across the street from the Westfield Shopping Centers Mall 
Mon. & Thu.: Librarians onsite, 10 am - 4:30 pm
    (Employees have 24/7 access with their ID badges)
Main Number: 203-694-8131
Fax:   203-694-7618

A medical librarian manages the Tremaine Resource Center and volunteers assist with patient/consumer information needs. 

The Patient/Consumer Collection has the following resources available:
  • Health books
  • Health videos
  • Health magazines for the general public
  • Access to four shared-access workstations

The Staff Collection offers the following resources:

  • Medical textbooks
  • Print medical, nursing, and allied health journals
  • Access to four shared-access workstations. These computers provide access to:
    • Clinical databases
    • Online full-text journals
    • Online full-text books
    • ACS Surgery and UnBound Surgery online
    • The Medical Letter online
    • Internet access
Special Services
The general public may take out books and videos from the patient/consumer library. These materials may be checked out for two weeks.