Contact the Library

Susan M. Hansen, M.L.S.
Library Director
Susan Jane Bigelow, M.L.S.
Assistant Director
Cynthia Hunt, M.L.S.
Terence O'Keefe, M.L.S.
Assistant Librarian
Marilyn Nowlan, M.L.S.
Tracy Schulz
Library Coordinator

Ask a Librarian

Librarians and staff are available to assist you with your research and reference questions. Contact us:

In Person:

Visit the library at Goodwin College for help with your research and reference needs during library hours.

By Phone:

Call the library for help with your research or reference needs at (860) 913-2042 or contact a specific staff member.


E-Mail a librarian or library staff member at with any questions you may have. We will respond as soon as possible.

Text A Librarian:

If you have a mobile phone and want to text us a question, it's easy!

  1. Compose a text message to 860-785-0072.
  2. Send your message and wait for a reply!

What hours is Text a Librarian available?

The Text a Librarian service is available during school hours on days the college is opened. You can text us whenever you like, but we will only be able to reply during the Text a Librarian hours listed above. We will respond as soon as possible during those hours. If the service is not available, you will receive an automated response and we will answer your question the next day we are open.

What kind of questions can I ask via texting?

Use Text a Librarian to ask simple, quick questions (up to 160 characters) that can be answered in brief responses (up to 320 characters). If our responses exceed 160 characters, they appear as two messages.

What do I need to use the service?

You need a mobile phone which is enabled to send and receive text messages.

What does the service cost?

Goodwin College does not charge for this service, but charges from your cell phone provider may apply. These charges vary among plans and among telephone providers. The library does not take any responsibility for any charges your mobile phone provider may assess you for sending or receiving messages while using this service.

What about my privacy?

Text a Librarian is private and secure: Our Text a Librarian service by LibAnswers does not show us your personal information.Your phone number is never accessible by us.

Have further questions? Call the library at (860) 727-6782.