When is the Ask-a-Librarian service available?

The Ask-a-Librarian chat serviceopens a new window is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please be patient as high volume might lead to a wait time before a staff member is available.

If we are not available another library will be online to assist you or will forward it to Tacoma Public Library via email.

You can also submit an email questionopens a new window and we will make every attempt to respond within 2 business days.  Please note that Tacoma Public Library is closed on Sundays and Mondays.