The State Library will be closed from 1 – 5 PM on Wednesday, December 19 for a staff event.

Chat with a Librarian

Welcome to the Washington State Library Ask a Librarian chat reference service.

This service provides brief answers to questions and/or gives referrals to online resources or other agencies during the hours of 8 to 5, Monday through Friday. To ask questions during other hours, use our email reference service.

To begin chatting with a librarian, enter your name and email address and then click chat. A chat window will open on your computer and a librarian will be with you shortly.