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Library News

Upcoming Library Closure: The Law Library will be closed on Friday, December 2 for building maintenance. Attorneys with afterhours access will not be able to use the Library between 5:00 p.m. December 1 and 8:00 a.m. December 5.

Upcoming Holidays: The Law Library will be closed on Monday, December 26 and Monday, January 2 for the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Law Library Board Meeting: The Law Library Board of Trustees meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 12:00 via Zoom. The public is invited to attend and may receive a link to the meeting by calling the Law Library at (209) 468-3920.

The LexisNexis Digital Library provides free remote access to our collection of Lexis, Matthew Bender, and James Publishing e-books. Look for it under the Legal Databases tab. Call or email the Library to gain access to this resource.

Passport Facility

The Law Library’s Passport Facility is now open. For more information go to our passport page,

Library Job Opportunities

Do you have an interest in the law, libraries, or computers? The San Joaquin County Law Library may have a part-time position as a library assistant for you. Contact library director Jack Schroeder to learn about working for the Law Library: jsschroeder@sjgov.org.

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