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central 

Central Ridge


425 W. Roosevelt Blvd.
Beverly Hills, FL 34465-4281
Phone: (352) 746-6622


Hours 
Mon - Thurs 10:00am - 7:00pm 
Fri - Sat 10:00am - 5:00pm

 
coastal

Coastal Region


8619 W. Crystal St.
Crystal River, FL 34428-4468
Phone: (352) 795-3716

 

Hours 
Mon - Thurs 10:00am - 7:00pm 
Fri - Sat 10:00am - 5:00pm

floralcity

Floral City


8360 E. Orange Avenue
Floral City, FL 34436-3200
Phone: (352) 726-3671

 

Hours 
Tues, Thu, 10:00am - 7:00pm 
Wed, Fri 10:00am - 5:00pm 
Sat 10:00am - 4:00pm

homosassa

Homosassa


4100 S. Grandmarch Ave.
Homosassa, FL 34446-1120
Phone: (352) 628-5626

 

Hours 
Mon - Thurs 10:00am - 7:00pm 
Fri - Sat 10:00am - 5:00pm

lakes

Lakes Region


1511 Druid Rd.
Inverness, FL 34452-4507
Phone: (352) 726-2357

 

Hours 
Mon - Thurs 10:00am - 7:00pm 
Fri - Sat 10:00am - 5:00pm

Library Administration

425 W. Roosevelt Blvd.
Beverly Hills, FL 34465-4281
Phone: (352) 746-9077
Fax: (352) 746-9493
TTY: (352) 249-1292

Administration Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

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Ask A Librarian, Florida’s virtual reference service, is designed to handle requests similar to those asked at the reference desk in the library or by telephone. A trained information professional can guide you to the answer you need in minutes rather than your wasting hours navigating hundreds of unhelpful and irrelevant web sites. More than 100 libraries statewide collaborate to provide this service to their patrons and the patrons of other participating libraries.

There are three formats in which virtual reference questions can be submitted. You can choose to either:

1. Chat now with a Librarian

With the exception of holidays, live Chat is available: * Sunday through Thursday, 10:00 am – Midnight * Friday and Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Chat allows you to communicate with a librarian in real time.

2. Text message a Librarian

With the exception of holidays, Text Messaging is available: * Sunday through Thursday, 10:00 am – Midnight * Friday and Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Our texting service means you can text us from your mobile phone at the moment you need assistance from wherever you are! Use Text to ask simple, quick questions (up to 160 characters) that can be answered in brief responses. You will text a local phone number and include a keyword before your question. You will receive an answer from a live librarian within minutes! * Local phone number: (352) 354-2991 (you must include the area code) *Start your message with the keyword: cls Since Ask A Librarian is staffed by real librarians from public, academic, and special libraries throughout Florida, you will most likely chat with or text a librarian who does not work at your local library and does not have access to your personal library records”

3. Email a Librarian at the Citrus County Library System

Questions may be submitted via email at any time. Please be sure to include your name, phone number, return email address, and as many details about your question as possible. A Librarian will get back to you within 72 hours, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. For example, questions received on Friday will receive a response by the following Wednesday.

Ask a Librarian is administered by the Tampa Bay Library Consortium and is funded as part of the Florida Electronic Library by a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant.

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