With the 2016 special session of the Kansas legislature about to begin, Kansas residents can ask questions about legislation, legislative procedure, state government and more by calling (800) 432-3924. Calls are answered by experienced reference/research librarians at the State Library of Kansas and kept confidential. Lines are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

In addition to calling the legislative hotline, residents can text questions to (785) 256-0733 (standard text message rates may apply), instant message at www.kslib.info/ask-a-librarian, or visit the State Library. The State Library is located in the north wing, on the third floor of the Kansas Capitol Building.