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Branches / Partner Locations

We hope you have a chance to visit our satellite locations across all parts of Los Angeles County, from Lancaster to Long Beach. At these locations you’ll find many of the same resources and services at the Main Library, but closer to your home or office. Resources and services may vary by location.

Each of these locations offers free public computers with access to legal research databases and staff available to assist you. Some locations are open on weekday evenings and Sundays.

Please click the name of any of the locations below to find out more!



1 - Compton Library

ComptonLA Law Library Law Collection, housed inside the Compton Public Library, in partnership with the County of Los Angeles Public Library system, is available to assist litigants, visitors and legal professionals by providing access to a “legal literacy” collection of materials to begin searching legal issues and gain familiarity with court procedures.

Computer terminals are available free of charge with a County of Los Angeles Public Library card. Material can be downloaded, emailed or printed.

Librarian Office Hours

A Librarian from LA Law Library will visit public library partner locations to offer assistance in finding information that will help answer legal questions, getting started on learning about the law or going to court.

Hours: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Tuesdays

Databases available:

Westlaw Classic, CEB OnLaw, EBSCO Legal Information Reference Center (Nolo Press books), HeinOnline, LegalTrac.

Copier available. Check with the library for fees associated with copying/printing.

Location:

Compton Public Library,
240 West Compton Boulevard
Compton, CA 90220

Hours:
10am to 8pm Tuesday-Thursday;
Saturday 9am to 6pm.
Closed Monday, Friday, Sunday and public holidays.

Phone: 310-637-0202

For more information: visit the Compton Public Library webpage

Parking: visitors may park in the free parking lot underneath the Library.

DIRECTIONS:

For directions, please click here.

 

2 - Long Beach

LongBeachLibrary staff are available to assist litigants, visitors and legal professionals with legal research questions and have a wide array of California practice guides, form books, and laws available both in print and electronically.

Staff can assist visitors with finding information on how to file motions, prepare court documents or learn about court procedures. Computer terminals are available free of charge. Material can be downloaded or emailed.

Databases available:

Westlaw Classic, CEB OnLaw, EBSCO Legal Information Reference Center (Nolo Press books), HeinOnline, LegalTrac.

Copier available  - 15 cents per page one-sided, 30 cents per page two-sided.

Location:

Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse
275 Magnolia Avenue, 3rd floor (in the Mediation office)
Long Beach, CA 90802

Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 pm

Phone:
562-508-4882

Email:
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Directions

For directions, please click here.

3 - Norwalk

NorwalkeBranch has arrived!

Norwalk Courthouse houses an eBranch self-service kiosk for litigants, visitors and legal professionals to access LA Law Library subscriptions and other helpful tools so they can get a head start on researching legal issues, fill out their own court forms, or learn about court procedures.

Databases available:

Lexis, WestlawNext, Westlaw Classic, CEB OnLaw, EBSCO Legal Information Reference Center (Nolo Press books), HeinOnline, LegalTrac.  Electronic copies of sample pleading paper also available.

Access is free. Users can email documents to themselves or download onto flash drive.

LA Law Library staff available to assist in real time via chat technology. Onsite staff will be available occasionally for one-on-one assistance.

Location:

Southeast Superior Court Building
12720 Norwalk Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650

Hours

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

LIBRARIAN OFFICE HOURS

Thursdays - 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
LA Law Library staff will visit the courthouse eBranch to offer assistance in finding information that will help answer legal questions, getting started on learning about the law or going to court.

Parking

Visitors may park in the City of Norwalk parking structure located on east corner of Civic Center Drive and Avenida Manual Salinas. Parking entrance on Avenida Manual Salinas. Cost is $2.00 for each hour, $16.00 maximum. Parking rates subject to change.

DIRECTIONS:

For directions, please click here.

4 - Lancaster Regional Library


LancasterLA Law Library provides access to LexisNexis free of charge, in partnership with the County of Los Angeles Public Library system, at the Lancaster Regional Library.

Visitors can request Lexis access by visiting the staff at the Library Reference Desk. Lancaster also has its own small collection of law books which may be useful in legal research.

Location:

Lancaster Regional Library
601 West Lancaster Blvd
Lancaster, CA 93534

Hours:
10am to 8pm Tuesday-Thursday;
Friday & Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm.
Closed Monday, Sunday and public holidays.

Phone: 661-948-5029

For more information: visit the Lancaster Regional Library webpage.

Parking: visitors may park in the free parking lot adjacent to the Library.

DIRECTIONS:

For directions, please click here.

5 - Pomona

PomonaeBranch Has Arrived!

Pomona Courthouse houses an eBranch self-service kiosk for litigants, visitors and legal professionals to access LA Law Library subscriptions and other helpful tools so they can get a head start on researching legal issues, fill out their own court forms, or learn about court procedures.

Databases available:

Lexis, WestlawNext, Westlaw Classic, CEB OnLaw, EBSCO Legal Information Reference Center (Nolo Press books), HeinOnline, LegalTrac. Electronic copies of sample pleading paper also available.

Access is free. Users can email documents to themselves or download onto flash drive.

LA Law Library staff available to assist in real time via chat technology. Onsite staff will be available occasionally for one-on-one assistance.

Location:

East District Superior Court Building
400 Civic Center Plaza, 1st Floor, Court Clerk's Office Lobby, 1st floor
Pomona, CA 91766

Hours:
8:30am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. Closed on court holidays.

Librarian Office Hours

Wednesdays 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A Librarian from LA Law Library will visit the courthouse eBranch to offer assistance in finding information that will help answer legal questions, getting started on learning about the law or going to court.

Parking
Visitors may park in the parking lot located across the street from the Courthouse on the south side of 7th street. There is a $6.00 all-day fee.  Some free on-street parking is also available.

DIRECTIONS:

For directions, please click here.

 

6 - Pasadena

PasadenaLA Law Library Law Collection, housed inside the Central Library, in partnership with the Pasadena Public Library system, is available to assist litigants, visitors and legal professionals by providing access to a wide array of California practice guides, form books, and laws available both in print and electronically.

Pasadena Public Library’s self-contained Law Room contains books, study tables and dedicated computers for legal research.

Computer terminals downstairs are also available for legal research. All computers are available for use free of charge with a Pasadena Public Library system card. Material can be downloaded, emailed or printed.

Free public classes on how to use Westlaw offered periodically.

Librarian Office Hours

A Librarian from LA Law Library will visit public library partner locations to offer assistance in finding information that will help answer legal questions, getting started on learning about the law or going to court.

Hours: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Thursdays

Databases available:

WestlawNext, CEB OnLaw, EBSCO Legal Information Reference Center (Nolo Press books), HeinOnline, LegalTrac.

Copier available. Check with the library for fees associated with copying/printing.

Location:

Pasadena Public Library, Central Library, 285 East Walnut Street. Pasadena, CA, 91101

Hours:
9am – 9pm Monday-Thursday; 9am – 6pm Friday & Saturday; 1pm – 5pm Sunday. Closed public holidays.

Phone:
(626) 744-4066

For more information: visit the Pasadena Public Library webpage.

Parking: visitors may park in the free parking lot behind the Library.

DIRECTIONS

For directions, please click here.

 

7 - Santa Monica

We hope to continue library services at the Santa Monica Courthouse in the near future - stay tuned!

8 - Torrance

TorranceThe Torrance Branch of LA Law Library is available to assist litigants, visitors and legal professionals with legal research questions and have a wide array of California practice guides, form books, and laws available both in print and electronically.

Staff can assist those litigants with finding information on how to file motions, prepare court documents or learn about court procedures. Computer terminals are available free of charge. Material can be downloaded or emailed. 

Databases available:

Lexis, WestlawNext, Westlaw Classic, CEB OnLaw, EBSCO Legal Information Reference Center (Nolo Press books), HeinOnline, LegalTrac. 

Copier available  - 15 cents per page one-sided, 30 cents per page two-sided.

Location:

Torrance Superior Court
825 Maple Avenue, Room 110 (next to the Court Clerk’s office),
Torrance, CA 90503

Hours:
8:30am - 4:30pm Monday through Friday. Closed on court holidays.

Phone:
424-201-0748

Email:
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Parking:
Visitors may park in the free parking lot adjacent to the Courthouse

DIRECTIONS:

For directions, please click here.

 

9 - Van Nuys

VanNuysLA Law Library Law Collection, housed inside the Van Nuys Branch, in partnership with the Los Angeles Public Library system, is available to assist litigants, visitors and legal professionals by providing access to a wide array of California practice guides, form books, and laws available both in print and electronically.

The Law Collection is located behind the library Reference desk. Computer terminals are available for legal research and can be reserved in advance online.  All computers are available for use free of charge with a Los Angeles Public Library system card. Material can be downloaded, emailed or printed.

Librarian Office Hours

A Librarian from LA Law Library will visit public library partner locations to offer assistance in finding information that will help answer legal questions, getting started on learning about the law or going to court.

Hours: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Fridays

Databases available

Westlaw Classic, CEB OnLaw, EBSCO Legal Information Reference Center (Nolo Press books), HeinOnline, LegalTrac.

Copier available. Check with the library for fees associated with copying/printing.

Location:

Van Nuys Branch, Los Angeles Public Library, 6250 Sylmar Ave, Van Nuys, CA, 91401.

Hours:
10am – 8pm Monday & Wednesday; 12:30pm – 8pm Tuesday & Thursday; 10am – 5:30-pm Friday & Saturday. Closed Sunday & public holidays.

Phone:
818-756-8453

For more information: visit the Los Angeles Public Library, Van Nuys Branch webpage.

Parking: visitors may park in the free parking lot behind the Library.

DIRECTIONS:

For directions, please click here.

 


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