You can reach librarians online, by phone and in person for help with reference requests.
Send reference questions via e-mail at any time. Expect a response within 24 hours, excluding weekends and holidays.
Español Email Form
Tambien puede mandarnos sus preguntas por correo electrónico a Ask A Librarian Espere una respuesta a su pregunta dentro de 24 horas, excluyendo los fines de semana y los dias festivos.
Text a Librarian
During business hours, you can text us at 66746 -- start your question with "kcls" (standard message rates apply). If you need your answer more quickly, please call Ask KCLS at (425) 462-9600.
Live Chat Reference
Professional librarians are available to answer your questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They will provide up to 20 minutes of live chat service in order to obtain as much on-line information as possible regarding your question.
For more information, see the “About Live Chat Reference” page.
Book a Librarian
Free 30-minute appointments to help you with your information needs. With Book-a-Librarian, you can request a one-on-one, personal research consultation appointment with one of our professional librarians to assist you with your research. The librarian will prepare for the appointment in advance, and provide you with resources and strategies tailored to your request.
Some of the ways our librarians can help you:
- Discover tools for job searching
- Do online research for health, consumer and business information
- Download eBooks to your device
- Use social media including Facebook and LinkedIn
- Plus, how to find information about other topics important to you!
Contact your local library to set an appointment for Book a Librarian.
Servicio de Referencia en Linea
Bibliotecarios profesionales estan disponibles para responder a sus preguntas. En cada sesión virtual de referencia, un bibliotecario charla con usted en tiempo real, hasta 20 minutos, para ayudarle a conseguir las respuestas a sus preguntas.
Para más infomacion, consulte la pagina “Sobre Servicios de Referencia en Linea”
Live Homework Help®
Students in grades K-12, entry level college and adult learners can receive specialized one-on-one tutoring help in the areas of math, science, English and social studies. This service is also available in Spanish. Professional tutors are available online from 2pm -Midnight, 7 days a week.
Library staff is available Monday through Saturday; 10am to 6pm; and Sunday: 12-5pm.
Ask KCLS - 425.462.9600