The Santa Clara County Law Library is a public library providing free access to the judiciary, to state and county officials, to members of the State Bar, and to all residents of the county (California Business & Professions Code 6360).
Location & Contact Information
360 North First Street
San Jose, CA 95113-1004
(408)299-3567 - Recorded hotline for location, hours, closures, etc.
The library will open late on Saturday, October 4th at 10:00pm due to local road closures.
The library will be closed Monday, October 13th for Columbus day.
Regular Hours of Operation are:
Monday thru Thursday:
8 A.M. to 7 P.M.
8 A.M. to 5 P.M.
9 A.M. to 4 P.M.
- The Circulation desk and computer terminals shutdown 15 minutes before
- The copy room closes 10 minutes before closing.
- We lock the entrance doors 5 minutes before closing time.
- New borrower registrations can only be processed up to 30 minutes before closing.
- Please plan your visits accordingly.
We are closed on all court holidays, except
Lincoln's Birthday. When holiday falls on a Monday or Friday, we may also
close on Saturday. Please call for recorded information at (408)299-3567.
The Law Library is one and a half blocks north of the VTA St. James station for the light rail and Express 180/181 bus.
The Law Library is also served by VTA bus routes 65, 66, 72, 73, and 82. Please contact VTA at (408) 321-2300 for further routes and schedule information.
The Law Library has a parking lot with 30 slots, free for library patron use while visiting the law library. First come, first serve.
this link for nearby parking options, in case our parking lot is full.
Visitors who park in the library patron parking lot are required to register their vehicles in the library foyer.
Violators will be towed at the owner's expense.
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