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Philosophy and Religious Studies

After Hours Research Assistance

Questions after hours? Try some of the resources below. 

You can also look at the Kemp Library Video Tutorials and other tabs in this guide for help. 

Help After Hours

Library of Congress Ask a Librarian allows you to ask a subject specialist, general question, review FAQs, and more. They also have a chat service during the week, video tutorials and research guides by subject. Check them out. 

PA State Library's Ask a Question portal is a great resource - you can call, chat or fill out their contact form. 

POWER Library is a PA library collaborative site with chat, email and phone question/answer services available. "Most of the site is open for browsing, but, to use the online e-resources, you must have a library card issued by a library in Pennsylvania or you can obtain an eCard that will allow you to access the POWER Library e-resources." - About page. 

GovInfo "provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government."

Government Information Online answers many common FAQs and allows you to submit a question via a form. 

PA State Library's Ask a Question portal is a great resource - you can call, chat or fill out their contact form. They have a specific phone number for government information an will be able to assist with PA government documents.

Hughes Library in Stroudsburg is available to local residents as an alternative to Kemp Library. They currently have restricted hours and services due to COVID-19 so we recommend calling ahead. 

The Monroe County Historical Association, also in Stroudsburg is a great resource for historical local information. Their services may be resiricted due to COVID-19, so we recommend calling ahead. 

Get Research Help


For help with books you've checked out or to see if the library is open please call 570-422-3126. 

For help with research assistance please call 570-422-3594.


Chat with a librarian live through the Ask Us button on the home page, or the pop up window


Email the librarians directly at - please be detailed in your query! 


Consultations (video and phone) available though Zoom! Please contact us to schedule. Use the Appointment scheduler below or you can reach out to us individually if you want to work with a particular librarian. 

Make an Appointment:

Make an appointment with a librarian and we will work with you virtually - phone, Zoom, etc.