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Library Locations

Information about Advocate Health - Midwest Library’s eight locations at hospitals in Wisconsin and Illinois including staff, library hours and access

Aurora Sinai Medical Center

Finding Us

  • Enter the main hospital entrance on 12th Street.
  • Head straight past the lobby, then turn left.
  • Turn right past the South elevators then turn left.
  • Continue along this hallway past the Outpatient Pharmacy, turn right past the sign for the medical library on your right.
  • Walk down this shorter hallway to enter the library.

Library Hours & Access

  • Access 24/7 to teammates with an Aurora Sinai badge. 
  • Open to Advocate Health - Midwest Region teammates and affiliated staff.
  • Physical library is staffed Monday-Wednesday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.*
  • Virtual service is available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.*

*Availability excludes holidays.

Contact the Staff at this Location

Phone: 414-219-6711


  • Printer with copy and scan capabilities
  • Secure document destruction box, located to the printer
  • Ten computers
  • Dual monitors available at Medical Library Computer Lab workstations
  • One study room
  • One conference room
  • Study and reading area

Reserve a Library Room

This library has two rooms that can be reserved, a conference room and a small study room. These private rooms in the library are intended for small meetings, confidential work-related phone calls, or short-term private study. The space can be reserved by Advocate Health - Midwest practitioners, staff, and students.

Reserve a Library Room

Book Self-Checkout

To borrow a book when the library is unstaffed, please follow these directions:

Option 1: Use a smartphone to fill out this form


Option 2:  Find the white/green checkout card in the front or back of the book. 

  • PRINT the date, your name, and your Advocate Health - Midwest email address on the card. 
  • Place the card (and registration form) in the wood box on the desk.

Information on our circulation policies can be found on our services page

Book Return

Please return your books to the book drop which is located outside the library entrance.


Hurwitz Medical Library
945 N. 12th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233