Law Libraries

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Alameda County

Bernard E. Witkin Alameda County Law Library125 Twelfth Street (at Oak), Oakland, CaliforniaHours: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm, M/W/F; 8:30 am – 9:00 pm, T/RTel: (510) 208-4800 (main number, with menu)(510) 208-4832 (reference desk)http://www.co.alameda.ca.us/lawAccess: This county law library is open to the public.Alameda County Law LibrarySouth County Branch, 224 West Winton Avenue, Room 162, Hayward, CaliforniaHours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, M-FTel: (510) 670-5230http://www.co.alameda.ca.us/lawAccess: This county law library is open to the public.Boalt Hall Law LibraryUniversity of California, Berkeley Bancroft between Piedmont and College Avenues Berkeley, CaliforniaHours: 8:00 am – midnight, M-R, 8:00 am – 10:00 pm, F 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Sat, 10:00 am – midnight, SunTel: (510) 642-4044http://www.law.berkeley.edu/library.htmAccess: Boalt is generally open to the public, but for access after 5:00 pm on weekdays, and at any time on weekends, USF students must present a current USF ID card.

Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County Public Law LibraryMain⁄Courthouse Branch, 1020 Ward Street, First Floor, Martinez, CaliforniaHours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, M–FTel: (925) 646-2783http://www.cccpllib.orgAccess: This county law library is open to the public.Contra Costa County Public Law LibraryRichmond Branch, 100 37th Street, Room 237, Richmond, CaliforniaHours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, M-F (closed 12:00 noon – 12:30)Tel: (510) 374-3019http://www.cccpllib.orgAccess: This county law library is open to the public.Contra Costa County Public Law LibraryPittsburg Branch, 1000 Center Drive, Pittsburg, CaliforniaHours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, M-F (closed 12:00 noon – 12:30)Tel: (925) 252-2800http://www.cccpllib.orgAccess: This county law library is open to the public.John F. Kennedy University Library100 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, CaliforniaHours: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm, M–R 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, F, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sat-SunTel: (925) 969-3120http://library2.jfku.edu/Law_Library.htmlAccess: This library is open to JFK University students and alumni. Members of the Contra Costa County Bar Association, Solo Section, may use the library free of charge. All others pay $5/day, $45/semester or $150/year for library use.

Marin County

Marin County Law Library20 N. San Pedro Road, Suite 2015, San Rafael, CaliforniaHours: 8:30 am – 5 pm, M/F, 8:30 am – 9:00 pm, T-R, 12:00 pm – 5 pm, Sat-SunTel: (415) 499-6355http://www.marinlawlibrary.comAccess: This county law library is open to the public.

San Francisco County

San Francisco Law Library401 Van Ness Avenue, Room 400, San Francisco, CaliforniaHours: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm, M-R, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, F, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, SatTel: (415) 554-6821http://www.sflawlibrary.orgAccess: This county law library is open to the public.Golden Gate University Law Library536 Mission Street, San Francisco, CaliforniaHours: 7:30 am – 10:30 pm, M-R, 7:30 am – 9:00 pm, F,10:00 am – 7:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am – 10:30 pm, SunTel: (415) 442-6680http://law.ggu.edu/law-libraryAccess: USF law students with current ID cards may use this library during the fall and spring semesters.Hastings College of the Law LibraryUniversity of California, 200 McAllister Street, Fourth Floor, San Francisco, CaliforniaHours: 8:00 am – 11:00 pm, M-F9:00 am – 10:00 pm, Sat, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 pm, SunTel: (415) 565-4750http://library.uchastings.edu/libraryAccess: This law library is open to the public. General public access is limited, though, to weekdays, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Students, alumni, and members of the CA bar can access during an open hours.

San Mateo County

San Mateo County Law Library710 Hamilton Street, Redwood City, CaliforniaHours: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm, M-R, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, F, 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm, SatTel: (650) 363-4913http://www.smcll.orgAccess: This county law library is open to the public.

Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County Law Library360 North First Street San Jose, CaliforniaHours: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm, M-R, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, F9:00 am – 4:00 pm or 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (summer) , SatTel: (408) 299-3567 (hours/information); (408) 299-3568 (other calls)http://sccll.orgAccess: This county law library is open to the public.Santa Clara County Law LibraryPalo Alto Branch270 Grant Avenue (Basement of County Courthouse), Palo Alto, California Hours:9:00 am – 5:00 pm, M-F (closed 1:30 – 2:00)Tel: (650) 324-6529Access: This county law library is open to the public.The Stanford University Law Library is not open to non-Stanford law students.The Heafey Law Library at Santa Clara University is open to USF law students only by special arrangement. If you need materials at the Heafey Law Library, see a reference librarian at the Zief Law Library for assistance.

Sonoma County

Sonoma County Public Law Library2604 Ventura Avenue, Santa Rosa, CaliforniaHours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, M-R, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, FTel: (707) 565-2668http://www.sonomacountylawlibrary.orgAccess: This county law library is open to the public.