Reference Services

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Students in grades K-12, entry level college and adult learners can receive specialized one-on-one tutoring help in the areas of math, science, English and social studies.  This service is also available in Spanish.  Professional tutors are available online.  Free Live Homework Help, Live Tutor™ Adult Career Center & College Center Help is available Sunday through Saturday, from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Reference Services Provided by Lancaster Public Library, District Library Center for Lancaster County


Reference Librarians are available at the Lancaster Public Library
Monday through Thursday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The library is located at:
125 N. Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602

Phone: 717-394-2651  ext 105  or  ext 107
Fax: 717-394-3083

Genealogy Research

Careers & Job Applications
717-394-2651  ext 112

Database Searching
Contact Philip Crnkovich
717-394-2651  ext 115

Local History
Contact Philip Crnkovich
717-394-2651 ext 115

Ask a Librarian a Question in Person
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