Planetree Health Resource Center

Your Health Information Connection

There is a world of health information out there, and it’s easy to find. But it’s just as easy to get lost trying to figure out what information is accurate, which sources you can trust, and whether what you read or hear is even relevant.

In the comfortable setting of the Planetree Health Resource Center in downtown The Dalles you’ll discover more than useful information; you’ll also find knowledgeable professionals to guide you through it. Our friendly staff will help answer all your questions, from our own comprehensive resources or through our connections to reliable outside support. Stop in and visit us or use our handy links on this website. We’re here to help connect you to health information you can trust.

Planetree Health Resource Center offers:

Along with our knowledgeable staff, here is what you will find at the Planetree Health Resource Center, all for free:

  • Internet search stations
  • Public Wi-Fi hot spot
  • E-reference
  • Information by mail
  • Health books and magazines
  • Multimedia: CDs, DVDs, Videos
  • Free blood pressure checks
  • Free library borrower cards
  • Our Current Magazines and Newsletters
  • Gale Library Search
  • Health Lecture Series
  • 211 Community Resources
  • Se Habla Español

Reliable, up-to-date information in comfortable surroundings from a knowledgeable staff who keep your information requests private, the Planetree Health Resource Center is your health information connection.

Joan Wolfe Memorial Library – Celilo Center

A Planetree Health Resource Center health information specialist is also available to assist you on the MCMC campus every Monday, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Joan Wolfe Memorial Library in the Celilo Center. Staff can find you reliable health information, assist you with Internet searches from the public computer available in the library, order and check out materials and issue library cards.

GALE Virtual Reference Library Search

Search and find health and medical information, videos, news etc. including full-text magazine and journal articles. You will also find a broad range of other subjects in the Gale Library databases.

To use the GALE Database Search, you’ll need your Planetree Library barcode number.

Don’t have a Planetree Library barcode? Contact us at (541) 296-8444 or email This service is available to members of the Columbia River Gorge Community.

Online Library Catalog

Need health or medical information? We’re here to help. We offer a knowledgeable, friendly staff, a large collection of health books, health magazines and multimedia for you to browse or borrow. Our library cards are free. Some materials are available in non-English languages.

The Planetree Health Resource Center is a member of the Sage Library Group, a consortium of public, school and special libraries in eastern Oregon that share an automated circulation and cataloging system. Materials from more than 70 libraries can be searched and ordered through the SageCat Catalog, which can be accessed through any computer with an Internet connection.


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211 Community Resources

Contact Us

Planetree Health Resource Library

200 E 4th Street,
The Dalles, OR 97058

Ph: 541-296-8444
Hours: Tues-Fri, 10am-5pm