Reference librarians are available during business hours to answer question, provide instruction, and assist with performing research.  A librarian can be located at the Help Desk in the center of the library. 

Our library is a "Ready Reference" library which means we can assist with shorter questions, generally lasting up to 15 minutes.  If you have extensive research, librarians will be glad to provide instruction.  A librarian may be able to perform extensive research, if scheduling permits, under our Fee-based Research Policy.

If you need assistance and are not in the library, please contact a librarian through one of the following methods:


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Phone Reference is a service that provides answers to brief questions, information about the library catalog, and library services and programs.

Call 405-372-3633 x8106.

Reference Librarians at Stillwater Public Library are available to take your calls:
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday - Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm



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By Email

Email Reference service allows you to submit questions to the Help Desk via email. Send your question to

Please be as complete and specific as possible so we can provide you with the best answer.
Replies are usually sent within 24 hours. If you need an immediate answer to a question, please call the library directly.




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Chat Reference service allows you to ask reference questions and get answers in real time during library hours. You may connect through the widget on the library's homepage.

Please note: It is possible you will not be answered immediately if the reference librarian is assisting another customer or is briefly away from the Help Desk. Please wait if you can for a reply or call the library directly.