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Locations & Hours

Thank you for visiting our Locations & Hours page. Below, please find information on our Main library and branch / partner locations.

Saturday in-person hours! Starting July 30th, we will open our Main Branch on Saturday’s from 9:00am – 5:00pm (along with our usual 8:30am - 6:00pm Monday through Friday hours and 8:30am - 4:30pm at Torrance Branch)! We also ask that you follow all posted and printed Patron Expectations (en español, haga clic aquí) and Rules of Conduct. We can’t wait to see you!

We are also still providing service, assistance, and support remotely, so you choose what best suits your needs. You can reach us at AskNow (live chat), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 213-785-2513 (Main Library) or 424-201-0748 (Torrance Branch) for reference assistance and free e-delivery up to 25 pages. Or you can watch our free online classes or schedule a free telephonic Lawyers in the Library Consultation with a volunteer lawyer here. For an extensive list of useful links and resources about legal issues impacted by COVID-19, please click here.

Para ver este anuncio general en español, haga clic aquí.


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.

Many of these locations offer 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!

We are excited to announce that our Torrance Branch is now open to the public.

Reopening for our Long  Beach Branch coming soon.

We strongly encourage patrons to wear a mask when inside to protect the health of our valued patrons and staff. We also ask that you follow all posted and printed Patron Expectations (en español, haga clic aquí) and Rules of Conduct. We can’t wait to see you!

Due to COVID-19, in-person LA Law Library staff assistance at other LA Law Library Partnerships remains on hiatus until further notice. However, our commitment to providing service, assistance and support remains as strong as ever. We will be offering reference assistance and free e-delivery up to 25 pages. You can reach us at: AskNow (Livechat), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 213-785-2513 (Main Library) or 424-201-0748 (Torrance Branch).  We thank you for your patience and understanding.


1 - Main Library

LosAngelesMildred L. Lillie Building
301 West First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 785-2529

Hours:

Mon - Fri: 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

Directions:

For directions, please click here.

 

2 - Compton Library

Compton

LA Law Library provides access to Westlaw, CEB OnLaw, Hein Online, Legal Information Reference Center, LegalTrac and Lexis Advance free of charge, in partnership with the County of Los Angeles Public Library system, at the Compton Library.

Compton also has its own collection of law books which may be useful in legal research.

240 West Compton Boulevard
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 637-0202

HOURS

Tuesday & Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday - Monday: CLOSED

LA LAW LIBRARY OFFICE HOURS

LA Law Library staff visit on a recurring basis to offer assistance in finding information that will help answer legal questions, getting started on learning about the law or going to court. Inquire for available hours.

Directions:

For directions, please click here.

3 - Lancaster Regional Library

Lancaster

Location:

Lancaster Regional Library
601 West Lancaster Blvd
Lancaster, CA 93534

Hours:

Tuesday & Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday & Monday: CLOSED

LA Law Library Office Hours:

LA Law Library staff visit on a recurring basis to offer assistance in finding information that will help answer legal questions, getting started on learning about the law or going to court. Inquire for available hours.

Databases Available:

Lexis Advance, EBSCO Legal Information Reference Center (Nolo Press books), HeinOnline, LegalTrac

For more information, please visit:
Lancaster Regional Library

Directions:

For directions, please click here.

4 - Long Beach

LongBeach Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse
3rd Floor, inside Family Court Services Department
275 Magnolia Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

Hours:

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 pm
Closed court holidays

LIBRARIAN OFFICE HOURS

Hours: Wednesday & Thursday: 10:30 am to 3:30 pm

Phone:

562-508-4882

Directions

For directions, please click here.

5 - Norwalk Courthouse

Norwalk

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 Advance, WestlawNext, 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.

Location:

Southeast Superior Court Building
12720 Norwalk Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650

Courthouse Hours:
  • Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Closed court holidays
LA LAW LIBRARY OFFICE HOURS

LA Law Library staff visit on a recurring basis to offer assistance in finding information that will help answer legal questions, getting started on learning about the law or going to court. Inquire for available hours.


For assistance locating the resources you need from this eBranch, contact an LA Law Library staff member in person during office hours or via live chat on this computer at any other time.


 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. Parking rates subject to change.

DIRECTIONS:

For directions, please click here.

6 - Norwalk Public Library

Location:

Norwalk Public Library
12350 Imperial Highway
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 868-0775

Public Library Hours:
  • Tuesday & Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays
LA LAW LIBRARY OFFICE HOURS

LA Law Library staff visit on a recurring basis to offer assistance in finding information that will help answer legal questions, get started on learning about the law or going to court. Inquire for available hours.

Office hours are also offered at the Norwalk Courthouse. For information click on the Norwalk Courthouse tab above.

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.

DIRECTIONS:

For directions, please click here.

7 - Pasadena (Interim Service at Hastings Branch)

PASADENA - (Interim Service at Hastings Branch)

LA Law Library provides access to Westlaw, CEB OnLaw, Hein Online, Legal Information Reference Center, LegalTrac and Lexis Advance free of charge, in partnership with the Pasadena Public Library.

Pasadena also has its own collection of law books which may be useful in legal research.

Pasadena Public Library
3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 744-7262

Pasadena

Hours:

Monday - Thursday:10:00 am -7:00 pm
Friday & Saturday:10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For more information, please visit the Pasadena Public Library

LA Law Library Office Hours

LA Law Library staff visit on a recurring basis to offer assistance in finding information that will help answer legal questions, getting started on learning about the law or going to court. Inquire for available hours.

Directions

For directions, please click here.

8 - Pomona Courthouse

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 Advance, Thomson Reuters Westlaw, 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

Courthouse Hours:
  • Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Closed court holidays
LA Law Library Office Hours

LA Law Library staff visit on a recurring basis to offer assistance in finding information that will help answer legal questions, getting started on learning about the law or going to court. Inquire for available hours.


For assistance locating the resources you need from this eBranch, contact an LA Law Library staff member in person during office hours or via live chat on this computer at any other time.


 

PARKING:

Library users may park in the parking lot located across the street from the courthouse on the south side of 7th street. Some free on-street parking is also available.

Office hours are also offered at the Pomona Public Library, For information click on Pomona Public Library tab below.

Directions:

For directions, please click here.

Pomona Public Library

625 S Garey Ave.
Pomona, CA 91769 
909-620-2043

Office hours are also offered at the Pomona Courthouse. For information click on the Pomona Courthouse tab above.

9 - Pomona Public Library

Office hours are also offered at the Pomona Courthouse. For information click on the Pomona Courthouse tab above.

Location:

Pomona Public Library
625 S Garey Ave.
Pomona, CA 91769
909-620-2043

Public Library Hours:
  • Monday – Thursday 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

  • Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Closed Friday, Sunday and holidays

LA Law Library Office Hours

LA Law Library staff visit on a recurring basis to offer assistance in finding information on how to answer legal questions, learn about the law or go to court. Inquire for available hours.

Parking

Library users may park for free in the Library parking lot right next to the Library.

DIRECTIONS:

For directions, please click here.

Office hours are also offered at the Norwalk Courthouse. For information click on the Norwalk Courthouse tab above.

 

10 - Torrance

TorranceSouth Bay County Building
825 Maple Ave., Room 110
Torrance, CA 90503
424-201-0748

Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm


For assistance locating the resources you need from this eBranch, contact an LA Law Library staff member in person during office hours or via live chat on this computer at any other time.


 

Parking:

Library users may park in the free public parking adjacent to the courthouse on Maple Avenue.

DIRECTIONS:

For directions, please click here.

11 - Van Nuys

VanNuysLos Angeles Public Library
6250 Sylmar Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91401
(818) 756-8453

Hours:

Monday & Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

For more information, please visit the Los Angeles Public Library, Van Nuys branch

LA Law Library Office Hours

LA Law Library staff visit on a recurring basis to offer assistance in finding information that will help answer legal questions, getting started on learning about the law or going to court. Inquire for available hours.

Parking:

Library users may park in the parking lot directly behind the building. From Van Nuys Blvd, head East on Sylvan Street. Cross Sylmar Ave and turn right at the second driveway. Drive to the second lot in the back and park.

DIRECTIONS:

For directions, please click here.

12 - Santa Monica

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Location:

Santa Monica Public Library
601 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 458-8600
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Hours:

Monday and Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
1st Saturday of the month: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday & Sunday: CLOSED
For more information: visit the Santa Monica Public Library webpage

LA Law Library Office Hours:

LA Law Library staff visit on a recurring basis to offer assistance in finding information on how to answer legal questions, learn about the law or go to court. Inquire for available hours.

Parking:

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

Directions:

For directions, please click here.

13 - West Covina

West Covina Public Library
1601 W. West Covina Pkwy
West Covina, CA 91790
626-962-3541

Hours:

Closed for renovation until further notice.

For more information, please visit the West Covina Public Library webpage.

LA Law Library Office Hours

On hiatus until further notice.

Parking:

Visitors may park in the free parking lot next to the Library

DIRECTIONS:

For directions, please click here.


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