Visiting the Library

NOTICE:
Effective July 11, 2022, all persons and their belongings are subject to search upon entering the Robert C. Murphy Courts of Appeal Building. Visitors and their belongings will be screened by court security officers. Our security protocols are designed to keep our visitors and employees safe. Your cooperation is much appreciated. Please see the Security Advisory posted at the entrance of the building for further details.

Welcome to the Thurgood Marshall State Law Library. We are open for visitors without an appointment. 

Our public computer stations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Staff will impose a 15-minute limit if patrons are waiting. 

The internet and our databases are accessible via WiFi. If you bring a laptop, time restrictions will not apply. 

If you bring a flash drive, you may scan items using our photocopiers at no cost. Otherwise, standard copier and printer fees will apply. (April 4, 2022)

The Thurgood Marshall State Law Library is located in Annapolis, Maryland. The Library is in the first floor of the Courts of Appeals Building, just outside of downtown Annapolis at 361 Rowe Boulevard, just one block south of the Navy Stadium.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 8:00 am to 9:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • The Library's Special Collections Room is open to the public by appointment.

Contact Information

Thurgood Marshall State Law Library
Robert C. Murphy Courts of Appeal Building
361 Rowe Boulevard
Annapolis, Maryland 21401

Telephone: 410-260-1430 | 888-216-8156 (toll-free in Maryland)
Email: lawlibrary@mdcourts.gov
Fax: 410-260-1572

Library Services