Ever wonder what the average lifespan of a ladybug is? Or the name of President Eisenhower’s Secretary of Defense? The Free Library of Philadelphia website now hosts Ask Here PA , a new online reference service that features the volunteered expertise of librarians from 92 libraries statewide. Funded by the Department of Education, Ask Here PA is more or less a virtual, library-based chat room that allows patrons to receive quick and informed answers to reference questions in real time. The librarian you chat with may be just down the street or across the state-check it out today!
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