Book-a-Librarian




Do you have a problem that can be solved with Library resources but requires more than a few minutes?
Use our new Book-a-Librarian service, in which you can meet with a librarian or other staff member for a 30 - 60 minute session to learn about the following topics and more:
Please e-mail info@baldwinpl.org with the topic(s) you would like to learn about and the time(s) (Monday to Friday) you would like to come in. Please allow several business days for a response so that you can be scheduled with the staff member who can best help you.


• Applying for braille and talking books from the Andrew Heiskell Library.
• Applying for citizenship.
• Applying for government services online.
• Downloading eBooks and digital magazines.
• Exploring Google apps.
• Finding articles in our online databases for homework and term papers.
• Finding community resources with the 2-1-1 database.
• Finding health and wellness information at reputable sites.
• Finding a good book with Novelist or our Book Concierge Service for Adults or Kids.
• Genealogy searches with Heritage Quest and other online resources.
• Generating a legal document with the NuWav Legal database (not a substitute for legal advice).
• Joining our Best Seller Club.
• Learning a new language with Pronunciator.
• Learning computer basics.
• Limited online legal research.
Managing your Library account online.
• Navigating the Library's website.
• Registering for Library programs online (if they are free).
Researching companies online.
Researching local history.
• Searching for jobs.
• Searching the Library catalog.
• Setting up an e-mail account.
• Streaming movies, music and more using Hoopla & Kanopy.
• Touring the Library.
• Uploading a resumé for review with Tutor.com or JobNow.
• Using mobile printing.

This service is NOT available for the following:

• Business, legal, medical, or tax advice.
• Buying online.
• Filling out applications.
• Help during interviews or conversations with third parties.
• Proctoring.
• Proofreading.
• Research for hire.
• Technical support or troubleshooting of personal devices.
• Tutoring.
• Typing documents.