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Beaver County Law Library

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Beaver County Law Library

Region covered
Beaver County

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 8:30 am to Noon; 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm.
Because this library is staffed by only one person, it is closed during lunch.

Directions
The library is located on the ground floor of the courthouse in Beaver, PA. We recommend you park in the free parking garage and enter the front door of the courthouse. Proceed straight ahead to the elevator across from the Prothonotary's office. Take the elevator to the ground floor and you will be directly in front of the law library.

Contact information

Address
Courthouse, Lower Level
810 Third Street
Beaver, PA 15009

Phone  724-770-4659
Fax  724-728-4133

Web site http://www.beavercountypa.gov/Depts/Courts/LawLib/Pages/default.aspx

About the Library

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Beaver County Law Library to promote justice by providing access to legal resources to the bench, the bar, and the public. We strive to maintain a relevant and up-to-date collection of volumes, as well as access to electronic legal databases. We intend to foster an environment prime for educational enrichment and life-long professional learning.

Eligibility requirements and/or fees

The library is open to the public for use, as well as serving the judiciary and other arms of county government.  Materials are available for in-library use only for the public and limited borrowing options for officers of the court.  The law librarian can NOT interpret the law or give legal advice to patrons.‚Äč

Services provided

Copying, faxing and printing are available in the law library for 20¢ per page. Public access computers are set up for use for court-related activities and legal research.  The librarian is available for general reference and research guidance, but cannot perform the research. 

Custody and Divorce Packets

Custody and divorce packets are able to be printed from the library’s page. They are also available for purchase for a fee from the librarian.

Library Collection

The library has a large and robust collection of legal materials for practice in Pennsylvania, as well some federal materials. A small portion of the offerings:

  • Purdon’s Pennsylvania Statutes
  • United States Code Annotated
  • State and Local Court Rules
  • A standing order for all PBI materials (including the yellow books)
  • Local Ordinances
  • Some county legal journals and law school review
Last Review and Update: Feb 02, 2021