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Do you need help finding a book, video, or CD-ROM?  Do you have a question about a Youth Services program, activity, or event?  How about an idea?  A suggestion?  This is the place to start!  "Ask a Librarian..." will accept questions from the Skokie community and questions about Skokie from outside of the community. We'll try to reply within 48 hours. If you need an answer right away, please use our online Instant Messaging service or call the Youth Services Department at 847.324.3149.

Ask Youth Services live online!

You can now "Ask Skokie Kids" using AOL Instant Messenger, Google Talk, Windows Live Messenger, and Yahoo! Messenger. You can also type your question into the “Ask Skokie Kids” box to the right. Once you’ve typed in your question, make sure to stay on the page until we respond.
Please note: Ask Skokie Kids is only available during library hours, and may be unavailable during certain times when the Library is very busy.

AOL Instant Messenger: askskokiekids
Google Talk:
Yahoo! Messenger: askskokiekids

If you are having problems connecting, make sure to add "askskokiekids" to your Buddy List.

Older students and grown-ups can ask a librarian live online via the Instant Message Reference service provided by the Library's Adult Services Department.

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Send an email message to a librarian

Please note: You are not required to provide any personal information to send a question to a Skokie Public Library librarian.  However, if you would like an answer to your question, please leave your email address so that a Youth Services librarian can send you an email message.

First, use a few words to describe the subject of your message (required)

Use this space to ask your questions or make your comment (required)

Your name (required)
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Your home zipcode (required)
Your phone (optional)


I need an answer by this date (optional)  

Do you need this information for a school assignment?

Is yes, please specify grade:
2nd grade or younger
3rd through 5th grade
6th through 8th grade
High School or older
Parent or educator



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