Calendar and Hours

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)

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.

Holiday Closures

Visitors should check the Judiciary Information Line for delays and closings due to inclement weather or emergencies. All visitors are required to go through a metal detector.



Saturday, January 1, 2022

New Year's Day

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Saturday before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday

Monday, January 17, 2022

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Saturday before Presidents' Day

Monday, February 21, 2022

Presidents' Day

Saturday, May 28, 2022

Saturday before Memorial Day

Monday, May 30, 2022

Memorial Day

Saturday, June 18, 2022

Saturday before Juneteenth National Independence Day

Monday, June 20, 2022

Juneteenth National Independence Day (Observed)

Saturday, July 2, 2022

Saturday before Independence Day

Monday, July 4, 2022

Independence Day

Saturday, September 3, 2022

Saturday before Labor Day

Monday, September 5, 2022

Labor Day

Saturday, October 8, 2022

Saturday before Columbus Day

Monday, October 10, 2022

Columbus Day

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Election Day

Friday, November 11, 2022

Veterans Day

Saturday, November 12, 2022

Saturday after Veterans Day

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Thanksgiving Day

Friday November 25, 2022

American Indian Heritage Day

Saturday, November 26, 2022

Saturday after Thanksgiving Day and American Indian Heritage Day

Saturday, December 24, 2022

Christmas Eve

Monday, December 26, 2022

Christmas Day (Observed)

Saturday, December 31, 2022

New Year's Eve