Librarians are available to help online. Research assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:
Email your questions. We'll get back to you by the next business day.
Please note that follow-up email questions during quarter breaks may have a longer response time, as the library is closed.
Have a question about circulation? (checking out or returning items, fines, items on hold...)
Please email the circulation desk email: email@example.com .
Call us at (253) 931-6480. A reference librarian can help you during regular library hours.
Have a circulation question such as picking up or dropping off items, borrowing items, and more? Please call the circulation number: 253-931-6490.
You can request a one-on-one appointment with a librarian to go over research questions during business hours that works for your schedule! Here are your options:
Meet with a GRC librarian online for 25 or 50 minutes. Schedule an appointment 24 hours in advance.
Meet with a GRC librarian in-person, at Holman Library, for 25 or 50 minutes. Schedule an appointment 36 hours in advance.
Please note that you need to make an appointment 24 hours in advance (if online) and 36 hours in advance (if in-person).
If you would like to talk to a librarian sooner than that, try calling, chatting, or emailing us. See the contact options above!
You will have the opportunity to see each librarian's available times. You can select the first available librarian ("anyone") or see available times for a librarian of your choice.
All librarians can generally help with most questions. If you would like to request a librarian that specializes in your class' area, here are the areas that each librarian works with: