Library Membership

Become a Member Today and Support the Law Library- Join Below!

Attorneys, Alameda County residents, law firms, legal departments and other organizations can support the Law Library AND receive benefits by becoming a member of the Alameda County Law Library. Non-attorneys must provide proof of Alameda County residency, such as a driver’s license or utility bill with their name and Alameda County address. P.O. Boxes cannot be accepted as proof of an Alameda County address.

Memberships are valid for one year from the date of purchase.

Register for a Membership Level online by clicking the corresponding “Donate” button below, call (510) 208-4832, or sign-up at the Reference Desk.

Alameda County Law Library is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. EIN 94-600010. Your membership fee may be tax deductible. Please consult a tax professional.

Level 1 ($100)

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  • Renew Circulating Books by Phone or Email1
  • 3 Hours/Day Research Computer Use

Level 2 ($150)

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  • Renew Circulating Books by Phone or Email1
  • 3 Hours/Day Research Computer Use
  • Checkout Reference Books Overnight2
  • $20.00 Copy Card3
  • Meeting Room Voucher (1 free hour)
  • MCLE Program Voucher (1 free program)

Level 3 ($200)

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  • Renew Circulating Books by Phone or Email1
  • 4 Hours/Day Research Computer Use
  • Checkout Reference Books Overnight2
  • $20.00 Copy Card3
  • Meeting Room Vouchers (2 free hours)
  • MCLE Program Vouchers (2 free programs)

Level 4 ($250)

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  • Renew Circulating Books by Phone or Email1
  • 5 Hours/Day Research Computer Use
  • Checkout Reference Books Overnight2
  • $20.00 Copy Card3
  • Meeting Room Vouchers (2 free hours)
  • MCLE Program Vouchers (2 free programs)
  • Document e-Delivery (up to 20 docs/year)4
  • 1 Witkin MCLE Symposium Ticket

Level 5- Firm / Organization ($500)

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  • Renew Circulating Books by Phone or Email1
  • 5 Hours/Day Research Computer Use
  • Checkout Reference Books Overnight2
  • $40.00 Copy Card3
  • Meeting Room Vouchers (4 free hours)
  • MCLE Program Vouchers (4 free program tickets)
  • Document e-Delivery (up to 50 docs/year)4
  • 4 Witkin MCLE Symposium Tickets

NOTE: Except for “Firm/Organization,” all membership levels are for individual subscribers only, and benefits cannot be transferred to another person or entity. The “Firm/Organization” membership may be used to cover multiple employees in a law firm or other subscribing organization (e.g. for-profit, non-profit or government). Covered employees must be designated when the “Firm/Organization” membership is purchased.

1 For two additional circulation periods, provided it doesn’t have a hold placed on it.

2 Up to 6 items during the last hour the library is open. Items must be returned within the 1st hour of operation the next business day, or on Monday if checked out on a Friday afternoon. Late items will be subject to a $5 per item/per hour fine.

3 Requires purchase of pre-loaded copy card.

4 Requires exact citation. Standard turnaround during business hours is < 2 hours. Email delivery of electronic resources from library’s subscribed databases (LexisNexis/Shepards, Westlaw, OnLaw, HeinOnline, CCH IntelliConnect, Fastcase) or scans from print collection materials.