Ask a Wilmington Public Library Reference Librarian

Wilmington Public Library offers four different ways you can ask a reference question.

  1. Call:
    During Operating Hours: (302) 571-7400 ext 2416
  2. Online:
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  3. Email:
    wilmref@lib.de.us
    Please include the following information with your question:
  • Your name.
  • A telephone number, fax, address, or e-mail address to respond to your question.
  • Be specific! Give as many details to your questions as you can. It often helps if we know what you need the information for. If this is for a school project please include what the class is and your grade level.
  • Your library barcode number if it is about your library account.4. Write:
    The Wilmington Library
    Reference Department
    Post Office Box 2303
    Wilmington, DE 19899-2303

Please read our guidelines:

  • Please allow several working days for a response to your question. The more complex your question, the longer it will take for us to respond.
  • The library does reserve the right to charge for copies.
  • You can ask up to3 questions or have a librarian work with you for up to 15 minutes per reference session (i.e., per call, email, or in person).

If you have any questions, please call the reference desk (302)-571-7400 ext 2416.