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Our Reference librarians can help you with a wide range of questions, from finding a telephone number, to recommending a good book, to getting started on a major research project.
You may contact the Ask a Librarian Desk at (518)371-8622 any time the library is open, chat with a librarian anytime using the Ask Us 24/7 widget on the right, or ...
These are some of the services our librarians may provide:
|Access the Library's resources, including our online databases|
|Use the Library catalog and place requests|
|Provide one-on-one help for extended reference questions through the Library's Reference by Appointment service|
|Recommend authors and titles which may be of interest to readers (see our Reader's Corner blog for books lists, websites for readers, book clubs, staff picks, etc.)|
|Provide specialized reference service on local history and genealogy|
|Take recommendations for materials to be considered for purchase by the Library|