In Person

    Every hour that the library is open, you can come visit library staff at the Reference/Circulation desk in the middle of the library.

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    You can get research assistance from a librarian over the phone during all open hours at (510) 723-7006 and (510) 723-6764.

    You can renew your books and discuss fines during open hours by calling the circulation desk at (510) 723-7513.

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You can contact individuals with their individual addresses available on the library staff page. To send a general research question, you can email

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During the following hours you can reach a Chabot Librarian:

Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

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You can text a short reference question to a Chabot Librarian at this number (510) 394-5707.

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Library Staff

For the contact information of individual library staff, visit the Library Staff Page.

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