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Are you interested in family history? Need to know how to launch a small business? Moving to another country for a year? Use Atherton Library's new program: Reference by Appointment.

Just for You

The service allows you to schedule an appointment to ensure 20 minutes or more of uninterrupted professional research assistance. We can show you how to use the library's many resources and help you to construct a powerful search.

It's Easy to Sign Up

You will just fill out a short form telling us your contact information, what kind of help you need, and your question, in as much detail as possible. We will get back to you with a choice of time slots.

Reference by AppointmentWhat Have You Always Wanted to Know?

Reference by Appointment starts on March 31, and will be available on Thursdays from 12:00-6:00, and Saturdays from 11:00-5:00. So think of a question you've often wondered about, and make an appointment today! Contact Atherton Library to sign up.

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Author Bio:

Lucinda Abbott is an MLIS candidate doing a reference internship at Atherton Library and lives in Palo Alto with her husband, two teenage daughters, and a boxer.She loves answering questions and leaving customers satisfied!

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