Have a question? Need an answer? Ask a Librarian.
Ask A Librarian is the Tacoma Public Library's online information service. This is another way to ask and receive answers to your questions. Your questions, as with all reference questions, will be treated with the strictest confidence.
Ask a question online
Live help from Librarians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Ask questions in real time! Librarians from Tacoma Public Library and around the country will help you. No downloads or plug-ins are required. Click here to chat with a Librarian.
Ask a question by E-mail
Email your questions to our reference librarians. Use the online form to send your questions. E-mail responses are usually sent within two business days.
Ask a question by phone Ask a question using your Smartphone
Call our Telephone Reference line at 253-292-2001 during the Main Library's open hours.
Smartphone users can now install a new app featuring the Washington State Library’s Ask-WA virtual reference service.
Android: Info & Download
iPhone: Info & Download
Ask a question in person
Check the Locations and Hours page for your local library.
Last Updated 20.04.2015