About

Learn about our history, governance, and mission, find directions and donation information, and read our policies.

Mission

Mission

The Law Library provides professional, practical legal research services, relevant information and education. Read more.

Directions

Directions & Find Us

It's easy to find 1000 Main Street in Cincinnati. We also have directions once you're inside the building.

Hours

This displays our hours and is a listing of library closure dates.

 

 

Scales

Governance

The Hamilton County Law Library Resources Board governs the Law Library, following stewardship by the Cincinnati Law Library Association for more than 160 years.

Circulation

Circulation

Read our circulation policies, including borrowing materials and fees for overdue fines and lost and damaged materials.

Policies

Policies

Use of the library is a privilege, not a right, so it's good to be aware of library policies from computer use to inclement weather to behavior and more.

 

 

History

History

Originally created in 1834, this Bench and Bar library was incorporated June 5, 1847.  Read more about the Law Library's history and homes.

Employment

Employment

We list any open positions here as well as information about the application process.

Donation-form

Donation Form

The Law Library welcomes monetary donations and donations of materials.  Please contact the Law Librarian & Director before donating books.  Read more.