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Text reference questions to Library Reference Desk during library service hours To send in a question:
-Text to 66746
-Start the body of the text with, then a space, followed by your question.
Example: JML1958 what are 3 great books on the civil war?
Note: Your patrons/students can save 66746 in their phones as JML1958. That makes it easy for them to remember both.

What kinds of questions should I ask through text?
Simple, quick questions.

What kind of response will I get?
Answers will be simple and quick.  

When the library is open, a prompt reply is sent.

When the library is closed, a reply is sent next the next day the library is open.

Text-A-Librarian is private and secure.

Your wireless number is kept confidential. Standard wireless provider text rates apply.

Need a more detailed answer?
Call the Library Reference Desk:  804-524-5582