Reference Services

The Erie County Public Library is proud to be able to offer the assistance of an outstanding Reference Department to library users. In its role as a District Library Center, the Erie County Public Library employs a team of professionals who are trained and educated to help you find the information you need to succeed in every aspect of life.

Whether the Reference staff are:

  • Selecting new and varied books, magazines, videos, music CDs, books on tape or CD, DVDs, or CD ROM software to add to library collections,
  • Evaluating new and innovative database offerings for library users, or
  • Answering one of the 60,000 annual requests they receive for information assistance. The Reference Staff is working for you! Contact your Reference Librarian by telephone at (814) 451-6927 or TDD for the hearing impaired 451-6931.

To submit a question to the Reference Department, please use the following form.