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Reference service is available at all branches of the Mahoning County public library system. The Specialty Services Department serves as the resource library for all branches and has the most extensive collection of non-circulating reference materials in the widest variety of formats in the library system.

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Librarians throughout the library system provide reference service via the phone. Call 330-744-8636 and ask for Reference for librarian assistance or Specialty Services to reach the Main Library reference desk.

Librarians are on duty at from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday.

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Our staff is working to ensure that we can provide answers, online databases and classes, online materials, and more.

Go to Library Anywhere to learn more.


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Patrons are able to email a librarian in our Specialty Services Department at and receive answers to your questions within two business days.



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