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Ask our Librarians for reference assistance.  Questions about borrowing or circulation (renews or overdues)? Contact the Front Desk (206-281-2228 or

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To chat with a librarian simply click on the blue box on the lower right of the screen.  If there is a librarian logged on, it will say "Chat Now," otherwise you will be prompted to leave us a message. 

Ask a Librarian: Call

Contact the Reference Desk at 206-281-2419.

Ask a Librarian: Email


  • During the hours the Reference Desk is open we will respond to your question within one to two hours.
  • Questions asked during the evenings and weekends will be responded to by the next day.

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