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Book a Librarian

Professional librarians are ready to meet you inside the library or outside in the community to assist with research questions, instruction, or to give informative lectures on a wide range of topics.

Whether you are looking for 30 minutes of one-on-one assistance to address your research needs, or you would like an experienced professional to present your group with an informative multimedia program –  Book a Librarian has just what you need!

What Do You Need to Know?

Business: Harness our wide range of business resources to maximize your success.

Digital Downloading: Demystify the process of downloading books in digital format.

Electronic Resources: Our databases may hold the key to research success. Study smart and get exactly what you need from your library time.

e-Reference: Learn about new and exciting ways to receive 24/7 reference assistance.

Genealogy: Navigate the maze of genealogy and family research using our tools, tips and tricks for success.

Grants and Fundraising: Learn tips for efficient fundraising practices using our wide range of philanthropy resources.

Healthcare Research: We can help you to better understand healthcare topics with our invaluable resources, covering all areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Investment: Invest yourself in learning about the most effective financial research tools to help you achieve your goals.

Job & Career Assistance: We can help you with your job search! Let us show you our newest and most useful resources for jobseekers. We can also connect you with community organizations that offer free resume help, job search tips, and more.

Library Tours: Tours of the library last approximately 30 minutes. A librarian will take you through the building, describing library resources, services, and points of interest, introducing the library website and answering your questions.

Local History: Did you know Schaumburg Township was originally known as Sarah’s Grove? Learn fascinating snippets of information in our local history lecture detailing the rich tapestry of Schaumburg’s yesteryears.

Social Media: We know how confusing it can be to navigate Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIn. Let us help! We can answer your questions, assist you with creating or editing a profile, and help you with privacy settings.

Tech Help – Have questions about computers, tablets, smartphones, internet, email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, or Photoshop? We can help you solve your technology conundrums.

What to Read: Let us help you find your next great read. Whether you need assistance in using our readers’ databases, suggestions for books based on a theme or topic, or talking to your group about books, we can help.

Design Your Own Program: Let us customize a program to suit your needs.

Your request will be responded to within two business days. Appointments are available Monday – Friday and are dependent upon staff availability.

To schedule an appointment, please fill out the form below or contact the Reference Desk at (847) 923-3322.

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