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Phone:
314-241-2288
314-539-0364  (tdd)

Mail:
St. Louis Public Library
1301 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO  63103

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Live Chat a Librarian assistance is available:

    • Monday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    • Friday – Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    • Sunday from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Text a Librarian

Send a text message from your cell phone to 66746 and start your first message with the keyword askslpl, followed by a space. Type your question and press "Send".

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Text a Librarian assistance is available:

    • Monday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    • Friday – Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    • Sunday from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Email

Send an email with your question to webref@slpl.org (email is the preferred method to inquire about Genealogy or for in-depth research questions)

Call a Librarian

Call 314-241-2288 during Central Library's normal business hours:

  • Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

See the Library's Reference Policy for details on how the Library responds to different types of reference questions.

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