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We have developed the following lists to help you find legal information in your part of the state. Click on a category below to see a directory of law libraries and other libraries holding some legal materials. If you find a library near you, you can see what kinds of materials it has by clicking on the letter codes at the bottom.

UPPER PENINSULA LIBRARIES | NORTHERN LOWER PENINSULA | SOUTH EASTERN LOWER PENINSULA | SOUTH CENTRAL LOWER PENINSULA | SOUTH WESTERN LOWER PENINSULA


UPPER PENINSULA LIBRARIES (area code 906)

LAKE SUPERIOR STATE UNIVERSITY
KENNETH J. SHOULDICE LIBRARY
906 Ryan St.
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783-1632
Phone: (906) 635-2167
Fax: (906) 635-2193
Contact: Mary June, Librarian
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m.,
Fri. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 1 p.m.-11 p.m.
E-mail: reference @lssu.edu
Web site: www.lssu.edu/library

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MARQUETTE COUNTY LAW LIBRARY
234 West Baraga Ave.
Marquette, MI 49855-4710
Phone: (906) 225-8209
Fax: (906) 225-8215
Contact: Bob Dossetto, Bailiff
Hours: Mon.- Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., except legal holidays
E-mail:bdossetto@mqtcty.org
Web site: www.marquette.mi.us/courts/LawLibrary
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, E, G, I, J, K

NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
LYDIA M. OLSON LIBRARY
1401 Presque Isle Ave.
Marquette, MI 49855-5376
Phone: (906) 227-2260
Fax: (906) 227-1333
Contact: Bruce Sarjeant, Government Information Librarian
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 8 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Fri. 8 a.m.-7 p.m.,
Sat. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m.-12 a.m.
E-mail: info@nmu.edu
Web site: http://library.nmu.edu/
*HOLDINGS: A, B, D, E, F, G, I, K

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NORTHERN PART OF THE LOWER PENINSULA
(NORTH OF MUSKEGON TO BAY COUNTIES) (area codes 231, 989)

CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
PARK LIBRARY

250 East Preston St.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859-0001
Phone: (989) 774-3470
Fax: (989) 774-1350
Contact: Judith O'Dell, Reference Law Librarian
Hours: Check website/call ahead as hours will vary.
E-mail: libref@cmich.edu, odell1j@cmich.edu
Web site: www.lib.cmich.edu
*HOLDINGS: A, B, E, F, G, I, J, K

FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION, TECHNOLOGY, & EDUCATION

1010 Campus Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: (231) 591-3602
Fax: (231) 591-2662
Contact: David Scott
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 7:30 a.m.-12 a.m.,
Fri. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.,
Sat. 12 p.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 1 p.m.-12 a.m.
E-mail: scottd@ferris.edu
Web site:www.ferris.edu/library
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J

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SOUTHEASTERN PART OF THE LOWER PENINSULA (area codes 248, 313, 586, 734, 810)

ANN ARBOR DISTRICT LIBRARY
343 S. Fifth Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2293
Phone: (734) 327-4200
Fax: (734) 327-8307
Contact: Reference Desk
Online Contact Form: http://www.aadl.org/contactus
Hours: Mon. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Tues.-Fri. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.,
Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
Web site: www.aadl.org
*HOLDINGS: A, F

DETROIT PUBLIC LIBRARY
SOCIAL SCIENCES, EDUCATION & RELIGION

5201 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 481-1407
Fax: (313) 481-1480
Contact: John Gibson, Manager
Hours: Tues. & Wed. 12 p.m.-8 p.m., Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
E-mail: jgibson@detroitpubliclibrary.org
Web site: http://www.detroit.lib.mi.us/
*HOLDINGS: A, C, D, F, G, I, J

EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
EMU Library
955 West Circle Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone: (734) 487-0020 ext. 2100
Fax: (734) 487-8861
Contact: Rhonda E. Fowler, Librarian
Hours: Call ahead to verify hours. Reference assistance available.
E-mail: rfowler@emich.edu
Web site: www.emich.edu/library/
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, I, J, K

FLINT PUBLIC LIBRARY
Main Branch
1026 E. Kearsley St.
Flint MI 48502-1994
Phone: (810) 232-7111
Fax: (810) 249-2635
Contact: Sarah Brooks
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
E-mail: askus@fpl.info
Web site: www.fpl.info
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, E, F, G

GENESEE COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT LAW LIBRARY
Second Floor Courthouse
900 South Saginaw St.
Flint, MI 48502
Phone: (810) 257-3253
Contact: Trea Poe, Paralegal
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Web site: www.co.genesee.mi.us
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, I, J, K

HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Eshleman Library
5101 Evergreen Road
Dearborn MI 48128-1495
Phone: (313) 845-6377
Fax: 313-845-9795
Contact : Victoria Morris
Hours:
Fall and Winter Semesters: Mon.-Thurs.7:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri.7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.,Sun. 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
Spring Semester: Mon.-Thurs.7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Summer Semester: Mon.-Thurs.7:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Web site: http://clara.hfcc.edu/
E-mail: vmorris@hfcc.edu
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, F, G, J

MONROE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
3700 S. Custer Rd.
Monroe, MI 48161-9716
Phone: (734) 241-5277
Fax: (734) 241-4457
Contact: Louis P. Komorowski, Reference Librarian
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.,
Sun. 12 p.m.-5 p.m. (Sunday after Labor Day to Sunday before
Memorial Day).
E-mail: ref@monroe.lib.mi.us
Web site: monroe.lib.mi.us
*HOLDINGS: A, E, F, G

OAKLAND COUNTY LAW LIBRARY
Building 14, 2nd Floor
1200 North Telegraph Rd.
Pontiac, MI 48341-0450
Phone: (248) 858-0012
Fax: (248) 858-1536
Contact: Laura Mancini, Director/Library Services
Hours: Mon., Wed., Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tues. and Thurs. 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
E-mail: asklaw@oakgov.com
Web site: http://www.oakgov.com/libraries/Pages/default.aspx
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K

OAKLAND UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
Kresge Library
2100 North Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4484
Phone: (248) 370-4426
Fax: (248) 370-2474
Contact: Frank J. Lepkowski, Associate Dean
Hours: Check Web site for current hours.
E-mail: lepkowsk@oakland.edu
Web site: http://library.oakland.edu
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, G, J, K

ST. CLAIR COUNTY LIBRARY
Port Huron Main Branch
210 McMorran Blvd.
Port Huron, MI 48060
Phone: (810) 987-7323 ext. 124, 125
Fax: (810) 987-7326
Contact: Dale Kittendorf, Adult Services Coordinator
Hours: Mon.-Thu. 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
E-mail: reference@sccl.lib.mi.us
Web site: www.sccl.lib.mi.us
*HOLDINGS: A, D, E, F, K

THOMAS M. COOLEY LAW SCHOOL LIBRARY
AUBURN HILLS CAMPUS
2630 Featherstone Road, First floor and lower level
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Phone: (248) 751-7850, ext. 7702
Fax: (248) 751-7872
Contact: Reference Desk
Hours: Call ahead or check Web site at http://www.cooley.edu/library/circulation/hours
Web site: www.cooley.edu/library
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J

THOMAS M. COOLEY LAW SCHOOL LIBRARY
ANN ARBOR CAMPUS
3475 Plymouth Road, Second floor
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Phone: (734) 372-4900, ext. 8711
Fax: (734) 372-4910
Contact: Reference Desk
Hours: Call ahead
Web site: http://www.cooley.edu/annarbor/about.html
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J

UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY LAW SCHOOL LIBRARY
651 East Jefferson
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 596-0241
Fax: (313) 596-0245
Contact: Katherine Cooper
Hours: Mon.-Thu. 7 a.m.-10:50 p.m., Fri. 7 a.m.-5:50 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5:50 p.m.
E-mail: cooperkt@udmercy.edu
Web site: www.law.udmercy.edu
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN LAW LIBRARY
801 Monroe St.
Legal Research Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1210
Phone: (734) 764-9324
Hours: Hours are available on Web site.
Web site: http://www.law.umich.edu/library
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J

WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Learning Resource Center
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Phone: (734) 973-3429
Fax: (734) 677-2220
Contact: Kathleen Scott
Hours: Fall/Winter: Mon.-Thurs. 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.,
Sat. 12 p.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
E-mail: kscott@wccnet.edu
Web site: www.wccnet.edu/resources/library
*HOLDINGS: A

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SOUTH CENTRAL PART OF THE LOWER PENINSULA (area code 517, 989)

DELTA COLLEGE LIBRARY
1961 Delta Road
University Center, MI 48710-0001
Phone: (989) 686-9560
Fax: (989) 686-4131
Contact: Anne Wooden, Government Document/Reference Librarian
Hours: Mon.-Thu. 7:30 a.m.- 9 p.m., Fri 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.,
Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sun 1 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
E-mail: library@delta.edu
Web site: www.delta.edu/library
*HOLDINGS: F, G

JACKSON DISTRICT LIBRARY
Carnegie Branch
244 W. Michigan Ave.
Jackson, MI 49201-2275
Phone: (517) 788-4087 ext. 234
Fax: (517) 782-8635
Contact: Deborah Sears, Reference Coordinator
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.,
Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
E-mail: searsdd@myjdl.com
Web site: www.myjdl.com
*HOLDINGS: A, E,F

LENAWEE COUNTY LIBRARY
4459 West US 223
Adrian, MI 49221-9461
Phone: (517) 263-1011
Fax: (517) 263-7109
Contact: Teresa Calderone, Director
Hours: Mon., Wed.-12 p.m.-8 p.m., Tues., Thurs., Fri., Sat.- 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
E-mail: smeeker@monroe.lib.mi.us
Web site: www.lenawee.lib.mi.us
*HOLDINGS: A, B

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE
OF LAW, JOHN F. SCHAEFER LAW LIBRARY

115 Law College Building
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-6870 (Reference Desk)
Contact: Hildur Hanna, Associate Director
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 8 a.m.-1 a.m., Fri. 8 a.m.-11 p.m.,
Sat. 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-1 a.m., abridged hours
during semester breaks
E-mail: reference@law.msu.edu
Web site: www.law.msu.edu/library/index.html
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K

SAGINAW COUNTY LAW LIBRARY
Saginaw Courthouse
111 S. Michigan Ave., LL007 Basement
Saginaw, MI 48602
Phone: (989) 790-5473
Contact: Patricia Becker, Librarian and Court Coordinator
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
E-mail: pbecker@saginawcounty.com
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K

STATE LAW LIBRARY (LIBRARY OF MICHIGAN)
Library of Michigan
Michigan Historical Center, Third Floor
702 W. Kalamazoo St.
P. O. Box 30007
Lansing, MI 48909-7507
Phone: (517) 373-0630
Fax: (517) 373-3915
Contact: Kim Koscielniak, Law Librarian
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
E-mail: lmlawlib@michigan.gov
Web site: www.michigan.gov/lawlibrary
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K

THOMAS M. COOLEY LAW SCHOOL LIBRARY
330 S. Washington Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933
Mail address: 300 S. Capitol Ave.
P.O. Box 13038
Lansing, MI 48901-3038
Phone: (517) 371-5140 ext. 3111
Fax: (517) 334-5717
Contact: Reference Desk
Hours: Call ahead or check Web site at
http://www.cooley.edu/library/hours.html
E-mail: refdesk@cooley.edu.
Web site: www.cooley.edu/library
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J

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SOUTHWESTERN PART OF THE LOWER PENINSULA (area codes 231, 269, 616)

BENTON HARBOR PUBLIC LIBRARY
213 East Wall Street, first Floor
Benton Harbor MI 49022
Phone: (269) 929-6139
Fax: (269) 926-1674
Contact: Jill Rauh, Reference and Government Information
Hours: Mon., Wed. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Tues., Thurs., Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
E-mail: staff@bentonharborlibrary.com
Web site: www.bentonharborlibrary.com
*HOLDINGS: A, B,G, J

GRAND RAPIDS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Reference Department
111 Library Street, N. E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3268
Phone: (616) 988-5400
Fax: (616) 988-5420
Contact: Kate Hawkins
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. (during school year) 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
E-mail: khawkins@grpl.org
Web site: www.grpl.org
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, I, J, K

HACKLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY
316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440-1281
Phone: (231) 722-7276
Fax: (231) 726-5567
Contact: Mary Murphy, Reference Librarian
Hours: Mon-Wed. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
E-mail: askus@hackleylibrary.org
Web site: www.hackleylibrary.org
*HOLDINGS: A

KALAMAZOO COUNTY LAW LIBRARY
KALAMAZOO PUBLIC LIBRARY

315 S. Rose St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Phone:(269) 553-7920 Law desk
Fax: (269) 553-7959
Contact: Ryan Gage, Librarian
Hours:
Fall through Spring Hours: Mon.-Tues. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wed. and Thurs. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Sun-closed
Summer Hours: Mon.-Tues. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wed. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Thurs. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Sun-closed
E-mail: ryang@kpl.gov
Web site: www.kpl.gov/law-library
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I,
J, K

NILES DISTRICT LIBRARY
620 East Main Street
Niles, MI 49120-2620
Phone: (269) 683-8545 ext. 3315
Fax: (269) 683-0075
Contact: Kaye Janet, Information Desk Manager
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
E-mail: reference@nileslibrary.net
Web site: www.nileslibrary.com
*HOLDINGS: A, F

THOMAS M. COOLEY LAW SCHOOL LIBRARY
Grand Rapids Campus
111 Commerce St., SW
Grand Rapids MI 49503-4105
Phone: (616) 301-6850 ext. 6822
Fax: (616) 301-6820
Contact: Reference Desk
Hours: Call ahead or check Web site at http://www.cooley.edu/library/circulation/hours
Web site: www.cooley.edu/library
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J

WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
DWIGHT B. WALDO LIBRARY

1903 West Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5353
Phone: (269) 387-5208 (Government Documents Department)
Phone: (269) 387-5178 (Central Reference Desk)
Fax: (269) 387-5012 (Government Documents)
Contact Person: Michael McDonnell
Hours: www.wmich.edu/library/hours
Web site: www.wmich.edu/library
*HOLDINGS: A, B, C, D, F, G, I, J, K

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*HOLDINGS

Holdings information was obtained from a written survey conducted October through November 2008. Please note that some resources may now be available in electronic format only - it is best to check with a specific library for the exact scope of its holdings.

A = Michigan Compiled Laws Annotated or Michigan Compiled Laws Service For more information on statutes see How to Find Current Michigan Statutes.

B = Michigan case law: Michigan Reports, Michigan Appeals Reports, West's North Western Reporter and/or West's Michigan Reporter

C = West's Michigan Digest or Callaghan's Michigan Digest (Lexis Law Publishing) For more information on digests see How to Use an American Case Digest.

D = Michigan legal encyclopedias: Michigan Civil Jurisprudence and/or Michigan Law and Practice Encyclopedia. For more information on legal encyclopedias see How to Find Information on a Legal Topic .

E = Publications from ICLE (Institute of Continuing Legal Education) such as Michigan Real Property Law and Michigan Family Law. For more information on ICLE see www.icle.org

F = Federal statutory codes: United States Code, United States Code Annotated, and/or United States Code Service. For more information see How to Find Current Federal Statutes.

G = Federal case law: United States Reports, West's Supreme Court Reporter, U. S. Supreme Court Reports (Lawyers ed.), West's Federal Reporter and West's Federal Supplement.

H = Federal digests: West's Federal Practice Digest, West's General Digest and/or West's Decennial Digest. For more information see How to Use an American Case Digest.

I = National legal encyclopedias: American Jurisprudence 2d, Corpus Juris Secundum and American Law Reports. For more information see How to Find Information on a Legal Topic

J = additional titles

K = Lexis, Westlaw, or other legal databases

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