Some things to know

  • The best type of question to ask us on email is one that has short, factual answer! Examples: What is the population of Papua, New Guinea? Or Who invented the skateboard, and when?
  • If your question is more involved, we will send up to three suggested sources of information to get you started. These sources may include a combination of websites and library books. On the request form, you can let us know if you would like the suggested books placed on hold for you and sent to your local branch. Examples of this type of question:"I need information on Pierre Trudeau." or "I need some ideas for holiday crafts."
  • If your question is for a school project, try to plan your work. If your project is due the day after you send us the question, we may not be able to get the information to you in time.
  • You don't need a library card to Ask a Question, but you will need one to place holds, and to sign things out at a branch. If you don't have a card, it's easy (and free) to register online! You can also register for a card in person at any branch library.

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