Reference by Appointment

Have an in-depth research question? Need help with a device?

A Research staff member will contact you within 48 hours.

For immediate assistance call the Library at 847-253-5675 and ask for the Research Desk, or click on the “Live Chat” button at the top of the page.


Please enter your contact information and a brief description of your research needs in the box below, a Reference staff member will contact you to set up an appointment.

Reference librarians are available for one-on-one consultations by appointment.*

If you are: 

  • Creating a family tree
  • Opening a small business
  • Searching for a job

Or want to:

  • Use the Library’s online resources effectively
  • Find out about legislation
  • Write a research paper
  • Get help using a device