Book a librarian

Get help from a librarian:

We are getting a high number of requests for the Book a Librarian service. Due to staff shortages and demand, there may be a delay in response to your query. We apologise for any inconvenience, and will be in contact as soon as possible. 

At the Library - Book a librarian

Want help in person? Fill out this form.

Librarian in your lounge - Book a librarian

Want help by phone? Fill out this form.


Librarians are research specialists. If you need help with some research:

  • Call us or use our LiveOnline chat service
    Fingertip Library hours are 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday and 9.30am to 5pm Saturday.
    LiveOnline hours are 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday, and 9.30am to 5pm Saturday
  • If your request is a bit more involved you can ask us your question using our online form. Our Fees and Charges page has more information on the cost of research consultations that take longer. 

Want some reading ideas or looking for a great read - you can request a custom reading list or get a librarian to call you for a book chat.

This service is for library members. Not a member yet? You can join online.

If you need to cancel your appointment please contact us.

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