Ask a Librarian...
for information

Got a question? We have answers! Librarians are available to help you find the information you need. Visit us on the 2nd floor of the Library or schedule a one-on-one appointment.

Can’t make it into the Library? We offer four other ways to contact a librarian with an information request.

Ask a librarian live online!

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Via Instant Messenger

Skokie Public Library now offers reference service through AOL Instant Messenger, Google Talk, Windows Live Messenger, and Yahoo! Messenger. You can also type your question into the “Ask Skokie” box to the right. Once you’ve typed in your question, make sure to stay on the page until we respond.

Please note: Instant Messaging Reference service is only available during library hours, and may be unavailable during certain periods of high Library activity.

AOL Instant Messenger: askskokie
Google Talk:
Yahoo! Messenger: askskokie

If you are having problems connecting, make sure your privacy settings are set to accept new incoming messages.

Younger students in grades 8 and below can ask a librarian live online via the Instant Message Reference service provided by the Library’s Youth Services Department.

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Via the telephone

Call the Reference Desk of Skokie Public Library at 847.673.3733
    Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 9:00pm
    Saturday from 9:00am to 6:00pm
    Sunday from 12:00noon to 6:00pm

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Via email

Email your question... to our Reference staff
Anytime!   Fill out an online form with your question. You will receive a response within 48 hours. Questions from Skokie residents, or on issues pertaining to Skokie will be answered.

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