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What the Enquire service is

Enquire instantly connects you to library staff who are trained to help you find answers to questions on any subject. Best of all the service is free and anyone can use it at any time!

Enquire is a world-first, offering a nation-wide live question and answer service 24 hours a day, every day. It works like instant messaging or 'chat', so you can put questions to librarians, just as if you were talking to them in the library or on the phone. (Or if you prefer, there's also an email service if you don't need to have the answer straight away. Just ask for an email when in chat.

Helping people find all sorts of information is one of the great skills library staff have and now you can reach them directly online, so Enquire whenever you want...


Libraries that staff Enquire

Library services across the UK are working together with library staff internationally to deliver Enquire around the clock. Libraries in the UK staff the service from Monday to Friday, 9am till 5pm, and international library partners cover other times.

Library services involved in Enquire:

  1. Aberdeen
  2. Barnsley
  3. Bedfordshire
  4. Birmingham
  5. Blackburn
  6. Bolton
  7. Bournemouth
  8. Bradford
  9. Brent (London Borough of)
  10. Brighton and Hove
  11. Bromley (London Borough of)
  12. Bury
  13. Calderdale
  14. Cheshire
  15. Cornwall
  16. Croydon
  17. Derbyshire
  18. Doncaster
  19. Dudley
  20. Essex
  21. Glasgow: The Mitchell Library
  22. Greenwich (London Borough of)
  23. Halton (Runcorn and Widnes)
  24. Hertfordshire
  25. Islington (London Borough of)
  26. Kensington and Chelsea (Royal Borough of)
  27. Kent
  28. Kingston upon Hull
  29. Kirklees
  30. Lambeth
  31. Leeds
  32. Leicestershire
  33. Luton
  34. Manchester
  35. Newcastle
  36. Norfolk
  37. North East Lincolnshire
  38. North Yorkshire
  39. Nottingham City
  40. Nottinghamshire
  41. Oldham
  42. Oxfordshire
  43. Plymouth
  44. Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead
  45. Sandwell
  46. Sefton
  47. Sheffield
  48. Slough
  49. Solihull
  50. Somerset
  51. Southwark (London Borough of)
  52. Staffordshire
  53. Stockport
  54. Suffolk
  55. Sunderland
  56. Surrey
  57. Wakefield
  58. Warwickshire
  59. Westminster (London Borough of)
  60. Wigan
  61. Wirral
  62. Worcestershire


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