Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

Ask a Librarian

​​​​​​​​The Ask a Librarian service is for use by Kentucky State Government employees and staff of Kentucky Public Libraries needing assistance with in-depth research, quick reference, look-ups, lists of sources and information on Kentucky-related topics. All others should contact their local public library​.​​


Family History and Geneal​​ogical Questions

Please visit our Research Services area for assistance with family history and genealogical questions.


Information for Kentucky Governm​​​ent Employees

This service is designed to assist state employees with questions related to their work, including in-depth research, reference look-up, requesting videos and DVDs, and obtaining materials from other libraries through interlibrary loan (ILL).

Information for Kentucky Public Libra​​ry Staff

This service is provided for the staff of Kentucky public libraries needing assistance with reference questions and professional consultation. Kit materials can be requested via our Kits​ page. Members of the public should request assistance or materials by contacting their local public library.