Library Membership

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

Attorneys, Bay Area 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.

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 8 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.