Ask A Librarian

With TRL's Ask A Librarian service you can speak with a TRL Librarian six days a week. You may also email your question, or chat in real time 24/7 with trained librarians prepared to help find the information and resources you need.

Ask by Phone

704-INFO (360-704-4636)
in the Olympia calling area

(Toll free outside Olympia calling area)


Monday - Thursday: 10am - 7pm
Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed
(Except Holidays)

Ask by Email

NOTE: Most answers are provided in 24 to 48 hours by email except on holidays.

Ask by Chat

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

TRL is a member of a Cooperative Chat Service. Experienced librarians from Timberland and around the country are available 24/7 to guide you to the information and resources you need.
NOTE: Patron records are not accessible to national chat librarians.