Reference and Information Services

We're here to help YOU - find whatever you're looking for --- Information; a good book; do research; use our online search tools; download an eBook; use the Internet; find & use eGovernment services ---and much more!



Visit us in person-
Reference Librarians and other research specialists are always glad t
Walk-ins Welcomeo help you with whatever you need!
Come visit us at any of our Library Branches, and see the wide variety of resources we have available for you!

Call us -

Contact us at (352) 754-4043, and press "3" to contact a Reference Librarian or Research Specialist.
It may be helpful for you to know the other options you are given when you call us - you may :
 press "1" for Library Locations & Hours
 press "2" for assistance with your library account
 press "3" to contact a Library Research specialist
 press "8" to wait for the next available staff member who can direct your call
 press "9" to return to the main menu to hear the options again

Email us -
Use our "contact us" link - we endeavor to respond to all email
s within 24 hrs. AAL the Human Search Engine

AskALibrarian service --live chat, text & email
Ask a Librarian is administered by the Tampa Bay Library Consortium, and provides Florida residents with virtual reference services through live chat and text messaging from 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday (ET), and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday (ET).

E-mail is available to patrons 24 hours per day, seven days per week, and all e-mail is answered by the user’s local library.                         

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