AIDS Library

AIDS Library

The AIDS Library serves the community through delivery of information on HIV, such as treatments, nutrition, and history of the pandemic, and referrals to regional and national resources. This information is provided through a variety of media including books, periodicals, medical journals, videos, and the Internet.

The AIDS Library is open for all your information needs.

Monday through Friday, 1:00 PM through 5:00 PM!

During regular hours staff answer questions about HIV at the Information Desk which you can reach by calling 215-985-4851 or emailing

The AIDS Library delivers HIV information to the local community on subjects such as:

  • Treatment
  • Nutrition
  • History of the pandemic
  • Referrals to regional and national resources.

Information is provided through books, pamphlets, periodicals, medical journals, videos and the Internet.

Designed for a friendly atmosphere, the Library is wheelchair-accessible. All materials may be viewed in the comfort of the Library. Most books and videos may be loaned to those with a free AIDS Library card. The John Kelly Collection provides materials for people recently diagnosed and for those who care for them. The Library’s Computer Lab and Classroom are opened to the public during the weekday. Computer classes are also offered at our site.

Please visit the Library’s website, for more information about our services.

Would you like to Volunteer? Call Philadelphia FIGHT, 215-985-4448.

At the AIDS Library, you will find professional librarians there to assist you in your search for information about HIV in a setting that is both comfortable and private.

Program Information

Spotlight On

Karam Mounzer, MD

Dr. Mounzer identified two major gaps in the care of patients with HIV/hepatitis C (HCV) co-infection, and the complexity of multidrug-resistant HIV treatment. He is involved with many clinical trials focusing on drug development and better understanding of HIV immunopathogenesis with the Wistar Institute. He is involved in teaching and mentoring fellows, residents and students.

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Dr. Karam Mounzer

Dr. Mario Cruz

Dr. Cruz is a board certified pediatrician who joins Philadelphia FIGHT as the Medical Director for our Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center. He completed his undergraduate training in Biology and Psychology from Union College, his medical school training at Albany Medical College, his residency training at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, and his Chief Residency at the Albert Einstein Medical Center