Contact a Librarian

Use the form below to contact a Librarian for answers to short, factual questions. Please read the following information carefully before submitting your question:

  • Give as much background information for your question as possible.
  • Tell us which sources you have already tried.
  • Include a "need by" date.
  • We will respond to questions Monday through Thursday during our regular hours of operation.
  • We will respond within 24 hours whenever possible.
  • Questions we receive over the weekend may require a longer response time.

If you would prefer to contact a Librarian by phone:

Answers Desk (Reference Services) - 708-867-2299 (Department Head - Dan McPhillips)

Kids World (Children's Services) - 708-867-2298 (Department Head - Tiffany Lewis)

Library Services (Main Switchboard) - 708-867-7828 (Department Head - Peggy Tomzik)

For Hearing Impaired Patrons (TTY) - 708-867-6362