Information & Reference Services

Contact Reference Staff

We are happy to help you with your research and informational needs.  We can help you answer questions, conduct research, and locate the best sources for your projects.

Live Chat

Use the  our online Live Chat feature to get quick answers to your questions Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm.


We happily answer short questions via email. Send an email question at any time.


Call us at 816.701.3433 during Central Library hours to get quick answers.


More complicated, time-consuming questions are best handled with our librarians face to face. Drop in on the 3rd floor of the Central Library, or call 816.701.3433 to schedule an appointment.

H&R Block Business & Career Center

Find a job. Start a business. Support a nonprofit. Manage personal finances. The Library offers resources to enrich your career and help you develop your personal and professional goals. Located on the 3rd floor of Central Library. Learn more »