Law Libraries of Texas

Below is a listing of county and university law libraries in Texas. Most law libraries listed here are open to the public, but some may have restrictions. Because we are not affiliated with any of these law libraries, please contact the library directly for details about access.

We attempt to maintain this list current and complete, so if you find any errors or know of a law library that we have not listed, please contact us at (512) 463-1722 or at library@sll.texas.gov.

If you do not find a law library near you, try your local public library.

Bell County Law Library

1201 Huey Road, 1st Floor
Belton, Texas 76513

31.039652

-97.486111

(254) 933-5197

Note: Library is open to the public, but no reference services are available

Bexar County Law Library

100 Dolorosa, 5th Floor
San Antonio, Texas 78205

29.42370379999999

-98.4935926

(210) 227-8822

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Public computer access: Yes, limited to 30 minutes

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: Westlaw, LexisNexis

Print resources available: Texas and federal materials – highlights include Texas Jurisprudence, Texas Practice Series, Federal Reporter, Federal Supplement

Bexar County – Sarita Kenedy East Law Library at St. Mary's University

1 Camino Santa Maria
San Antonio, Texas 78228

29.452615

-98.564352

(210) 436-3435

St. Mary's University is a private university with a law school and a law library. Please contact the library directly for details about access to the public.

Brazoria County Law Library

111 E. Locust, Suite 315A
Angleton, Texas 77515

29.1680803

-95.431443

(979) 864-1225

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Public computer access: Yes

Electronic resources available: Westlaw, LexisNexis

Print resources available: Texas and federal materials – highlights include Texas Jurisprudence, Texas Litigation Guide, Texas Cases, Texas Digest, and federal treatises

Cameron County Law Library

974 E. Harrison Street
Brownsville, Texas 78520

25.9076022

-97.49486250000001

(956) 544-0824

Library hours: M-F, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Public computer access: Yes

Electronic resources available: Westlaw, general internet access

Print resources available: Mostly Texas materials – highlights include Matthew Bender publications

Collin County Law Library

2100 Bloomdale Road, Suite 10216
McKinney, Texas 75071

33.2417486

-96.63179980000001

(972) 424-1460 ext. 4255

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Public computer access: Yes, access limited to 30 minutes when other patrons are waiting

Electronic resources available: Westlaw Classic, WestlawNext, Matthew Bender Online

Print resources available: Comprehensive collection of Texas and federal legal materials

Comal County Law Library

178 East Mill Street, Suite 103
New Braunfels, TX 78130

29.704118

-98.124657

(830) 221-1249

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed on county holidays)

Public computer access: Yes

Electronic resources available: Westlaw, Lexis Advance, and various legal/government research websites

Print resources available: Mostly Texas materials

Dallas County Law Library

600 Commerce Street, Suite 292
Dallas, Texas 75202

32.777965

-96.80618000000004

(214) 653-7481

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Public computer access: Yes

Electronic resources available: Westlaw and LexisNexis

Print resources available: Comprehensive collection of Texas materials and some federal materials – highlights include O'Connor's titles, Texas Bar manuals and CLE materials, Southwestern Reporter, B.N.A.'s Tax Management Portfolios, and United States Code Annotated

Dallas County – Law Library at the UNT Dallas College of Law

1901 Main Street
Dallas, Texas 75201

32.781959

-96.795290

(214) 243-1775

Please contact the Law Library at the UNT Dallas College of Law for details about access to the public.

Dallas County – Underwood Law Library at Southern Methodist University (SMU)

6550 Hillcrest Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75275

32.846027

-96.786625

(214) 768-3383

Southern Methodist University is a private university with a law school and a law library. Please contact the library directly for details about access to the public.

Denton County Law Library

1450 E. McKinney Street
Denton, Texas 76209-4524

33.215008

-97.11551399999996

(940) 349-2130 (Local)
(972) 434-8821 (Metro)

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Public computer access: Yes, 9 computers

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: Westlaw, LexisNexis, LoisLaw

Print resources available: Mostly Texas materials – highlights include Texas Jurisprudence, Texas Litigation Guide, O'Connor's titles

Note: Attorney's lounge and conference room available upon request/reservation

Ector County Law Library

300 North Grant, Room 316
Odessa, Texas 79763

31.847316

-102.36807390000001

(432) 498-4295

Library hours: M-F, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Public computer access: Yes, 2 computers, time limits placed according to need

Electronic resources available: LexisNexis

Print resources available: Mostly Texas materials – highlights include Texas Probate Forms and Procedures, Texas Practice Guide, federal statutes

Ellis County Law Library

109 S. Jackson Street
2nd Floor
Waxahachie, Texas 75165

32.3852658

-96.84661640000002

(972) 825-5293

Library hours: M-F, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Public computer access: Yes, 2 computers

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: WestlawNext

Print resources available: Mostly Texas materials – highlights include Texas Cases, Vernon's Texas Statutes Annotated, O'Connor's titles, Texas Practice Guide, and United States Code Annotated

El Paso County Law Library

500 E. San Antonio, Suite 1202
El Paso, Texas 79901

31.758678

-106.48425480000003

(915) 546-2245

Library hours: M-F, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Public computer access: Yes

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: Westlaw Classic and WestlawNext

Print resources available: Texas and federal materials – highlights include Federal Reporter, Texas Jurisprudence, Shepard's titles (Texas and U.S.), Texas Digest, S.W. Reporter, Vernon's Texas Statutes Annotated, and National Law Review

Note: Library no longer updates the regional reporters; the older volumes are maintained on the shelf

Fort Bend County Law Library

1422 Eugene Heimann Circle
Rm 30304
Richmond, Texas 77469

29.5821811

-95.76078319999999

(281) 341-3718

Mailing Address:
301 Jackson Street
Richmond, Texas 77469

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Public computer access: Yes

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: Westlaw Classic, WestlawNext, LexisNexis (on CD), Shepard's

Print resources available: Mostly Texas materials – highlights include U.S. Supreme Court cases, United States Code Annotated, Texas Practice Guide, Texas Cases

Note: Many print resources are available in electronic format on CD-ROMs

Galveston County Law Library

600 59th Street, Suite 1600
Galveston, Texas 77551

29.293417

-94.83552

(409) 765-2601

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Public computer access: Yes

Can books be checked out: Yes

Electronic resources available: Yes

Note: Library is open to the public, but no reference services are available

Grayson County Law Library

100 W. Houston, Suite 27
Sherman, Texas 75090-7167

33.6359193

-96.60974629999998

(903) 813-4320

Library hours: M-F, 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Public computer access: Yes

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: Westlaw Classic, WestlawNext, NetLibrary

Print resources available: Texas and federal materials – highlights include Texas Practice Guide, Texas Litigation Guide, Texas and federal forms for civil, criminal, family, and bankruptcy law

Note: Many print resources available on CD-ROMs, including Texas Jury Pattern Charges, DUI Handbook, Texas Probate System

Gregg County Law Library

101 E. Methvin, Suite 202
Longview, Texas 75601

32.497027

-94.73881999999998

(903) 236-8460

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Public computer access: Yes

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: Westlaw Classic, LexisNexis; database access limited to mostly Texas law

Print resources available: Mostly Texas materials – highlights include Vernon's Texas Statutes Annotated, Texas Litigation Guide, and Texas Transaction Guide

Harris County Law Library

1019 Congress Street, 1st Floor
Houston, Texas 77002-1799

29.762156

-95.359936

(713) 755-5183

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m

Public computer access: Yes, 25 computers

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: WestlawNext, LexisNexis, Hein Online, RIA Checkpoint (tax database), CCH IntelliConnect

Print resources available: Texas and federal materials – highlights include O'Connor's titles, Matthew Bender treatises, United States Code Annotated, State Bar of Texas CLE course handbooks and practice manuals

Harris County – Fred Parks Law Library at the South Texas College of Law Houston

1303 San Jacinto Street
Houston, Texas 77002

29.753189

-95.365167

(713) 646-1711

The South Texas College of Law Houston is a private law school with a law library. Please contact the library directly for details about access to the public.

Harris County – O'Quinn Law Library at the University of Houston Law Center

4604 Calhoun Road, Room 100
Houston, Texas 77204

29.723864

-95.337894

(713) 743-2300

Please contact the O'Quinn Law Library at the University of Houston Law Center directly for details about access to the public.

Harris County – Thurgood Marshall School of Law Library at Texas Southern University

3100 Cleburne Street
Houston, Texas 77004

29.721447

-95.356677

(713) 313-7125

Please contact the Thurgood Marshall School of Law Library at Texas Southern University directly for details about access to the public.

Hays County Law Library

712 S. Stagecoach Trail, Suite 2026
San Marcos, Texas 78666

29.8652918

-97.95429030000003

(512) 393-7709

Library hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Public computer access: Yes

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: WestlawNext, Texas Litigation Guide, and Texas Transaction Guide

Print resources available: Collection is Texas specific – highlights include Vernon's Texas Statutes Annotated, Texas Cases, Texas Jurisprudence, O'Connor's titles

Note: Collection of print materials is decreasing in favor of electronic publications

Hidalgo County Law Library

100 N. Closner Boulevard
Edinburg, Texas 78539

26.3017029

-98.16222519999997

(956) 318-2155

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Public computer access: Yes, 6 computers

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: Westlaw, ProDocs

Print resources available: Texas and federal materials – highlights include S.W. Reporter, Texas Cases, United States Code Annotated and Forms, United States Statutes at Large

Note: Library has a special self-help work station for pro se litigants

Johnson County Law Library

204 S. Buffalo Avenue, Room 108
Cleburne, Texas 76033

32.344741

-97.38969299999997

(817) 556-6169

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Public computer access: Yes

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: LexisNexis

Print resources available: Collection is mostly Texas materials with just a few federal print resources

Kaufman County Law Library

100 W. Mulberry Street
2nd Floor
Kaufman, Texas 75142

32.588763

-96.309307

(972) 932-4331 ext. 1356

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Public computer access: Yes, no restriction on time unless there are others waiting

Can books be checked out: Yes

Electronic resources available: Westlaw, LexisNexis

Print resources available: Texas and federal materials – highlights include S.W. Reporter, Texas Cases, United States Code Service Forms and Advanced Sheets, Texas Litigation Guide, Texas Transaction Guide

Liberty County Law Library
(not open to the public, only bar members)

1915 Trinity Street
Liberty, Texas 77575

30.060161

-94.796876

(936) 336-4610

Note: Library is not open to the public, only bar members

Lubbock County Law Library

916 Main Street, Suite 306
Lubbock, Texas 79401

33.5863441

-101.8396429

(806) 775-1667

Library hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Public computer access: Yes, 5 computer are accessible and are strictly for legal research only

Can books be checked out: Yes, only to judges and attorneys

Electronic resources available: Westlaw and LexisNexis

Print resources available: Texas and federal materials – highlights include Matthew Bender publications, Texas Cases, Texas State Bar publications (practice manuals, forms, probate), United States Code Annotated Forms, Federal Practice Guide, American Jurisprudence

Lubbock County – Law Library at the Texas Tech School of Law

1802 Hartford Avenue
Lubbock, Texas 79415

33.578909

-101.886707

(806) 742-7155

Please contact the Texas Tech School of Law Library directly for details about public access.

McLennan County Law Library

501 Washington Avenue
Waco, Texas 76701

31.557785

-97.13356

(254) 757-5191

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Public computer access: Yes, only for legal research and searching for previous cases

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: LexisNexis

Note: No librarian or reference services available

McLennan County – Sheridan & John Eddie Williams Legal Research & Technology Center at the Baylor Law School

1114 South University Parks Drive
Waco, Texas 76706

31.554635

-97.115514

(254) 710-4587

Baylor University is a private university with a law school and a law library. Please contact the library directly for details about public access.

Midland County Law Library

500 N. Loraine Street
Suite 100
Midland, Texas 79701

32.0022935

-102.07520060000002

(432) 688-4351

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Public computer access: Yes, restricted to legal research and document drafting only

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: LexisNexis

Print resources available: Texas and federal materials – highlights include Texas Jurisprudence, Texas Cases, Texas Statutes, Texas Transaction Guide, Texas Litigation Guide, Texas Family Practice Manual, United States Code Annotated Forms

Montgomery County Law Library

301 North Thompson, Suite 105
Conroe, Texas 77301

30.3117513

-95.45829220000002

(936) 539-7970

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Public computer access: Yes, but library computers are strictly for legal research only

Can books be checked out: Yes

Electronic resources available: LexisNexis Advanced, Westlaw, Hein Online, Knowles publications

Print resources available: Texas and federal materials – highlights include Texas Transaction Guide, Texas Litigation Guide, Texas Family Practice Manual, Matthew Bender publications, Texas Jurisprudence, American Law Reports, United States Code Annotated

Nueces County Law Library

901 Leopard Street, Rm 601
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

27.7952754

-97.40019219999999

(361) 888-0343

Note: Please contact this library directly for more information about their collection and services

Orange County Law Library
(no longer in operation)

801 West Division
Orange, Texas 77630

30.090118

-93.73665360000001

(409) 882-7075

Pecos County Law Library
(no longer in operation)

103 West Callaghan Street
Fort Stockton, Texas 79735

30.883465

-102.87921110000002

(432) 336-3911

Potter County Law Library

District Courts Building
501 S. Fillmore, Room 2B
Amarillo, Texas 79101

35.2045402

-101.84070650000001

(806) 379-2228

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Public computer access: No, restricted to attorneys and judges only

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: LexisNexis and Westlaw

Print resources available: Texas and federal materials – highlights include Thompson Reuters/West Publications

Randall County Law Library

2309 Russell Long Boulevard
Canyon, Texas 79015

34.9849001

-101.9177656

(806) 468-5608

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed on county holidays)

Public computer access: Yes

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: Westlaw

Print resources available: Texas materials – highlights include Vernon's Texas Statutes Annotated, Texas Cases, criminal and civil practice manuals

Note: No assistance is available

Rockwall County Law Library

1111 East Yellowjacket Lane
Rockwall, Texas 75087

32.912883

-96.452805

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Public computer access: Yes

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available:Westlaw

Print resources available: Texas and federal materials – highlights include Vernon's Texas Statutes Annotated, Matthew Bender publications, Texas Cases, Federal Cases, Supreme Court Reports

Smith County Law Library

100 North Broadway
Tyler, Texas 75702

32.351234

-95.30016

(903) 590-1750

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Public computer access: Yes

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: LexisNexis and Westlaw

Tarrant County Law Library

100 W. Weatherford, 4th floor
Fort Worth, Texas 76196

32.756685

-97.333279

(817) 884-1481

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Public computer access: Yes, library computers are intended for legal research only.

Can books be checked out: Yes

Electronic resources available: LexisNexis, Westlaw Classic, WestlawNext, Hein Online

Print resources available: Please see the library catalog on the library's website

Tarrant County – Dee J. Kelly Law Library at Texas A&M University's School of Law

1515 Commerce Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

32.748586

-97.325528

(817) 212-3800

Please contact the Dee J. Kelly Law Library at Texas A&M University's School of Law directly for details about access to the public.

Taylor County Law Library

300 Oak Street, Suite 301
Abilene, Texas 79602

32.445841

-99.732078

(915) 674-1395

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Public computer access: Yes, library computers are intended for legal research only. Computer access is restricted 20 minutes, per person, per day.

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: Westlaw

Print resources available: Texas and federal materials – highlights include Texas Jurisprudence, Texas Transaction Guide, Texas Litigation Guide, Texas Family Practice Manual, United States Code, American Law Reports

Travis County Law Library & Self-Help Center

314 West 11th Street, Suite 140
Austin, Texas 78701

30.27392099999999

-97.74410499999999

(512) 854-8677

Note: Please see the library's website for details

Travis County – Tarlton Law Library at the University of Texas at Austin's School of Law

727 East Dean Keeton Street
Austin, Texas 78705

30.288541

-97.730816

(512) 471-7726

Please contact the Tarlton Law Library at the University of Texas at Austin's School of Law for details about access to the public.

Travis County – State Law Library

Tom C. Clark Building
205 West 14th Street
Austin, Texas 78701

30.275999

-97.741563

(844) 829-2843 (toll-free)
(512) 463-1722

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Public computer access: Yes

Can books be checked out: Yes

Electronic resources available: Westlaw, LexisNexis, HeinOnline, and hundreds of legal e-books

Print resources available: Texas and federal materials – highlights include Vernon's Texas Statutes Annotated, O'Connor's titles, Texas Litigation Guide, Matthew Bender/Dorsaneo practice guides, Texas Jurisprudence, American Jurisprudence, S.W. Reporter, Federal Reporter

Webb County Law Library

1110 Victoria Street, Suite 105
Laredo, Texas 78040

27.5078835

-99.5069722

(956) 523-4267

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Public computer access: Yes

Can books be checked out: Yes

Electronic resources available: LexisNexis

Print resources available: Texas and federal materials – highlights include Vernon's Texas Statutes Annotated, O'Connor's titles, Texas Bar journals, Texas Transaction Guide, Texas Litigation Guide, S.W. Reporter, Federal Reporter

Wichita County Law Library

900 7th Street, Room 305
Wichita Falls, Texas 76301

33.9124399

-98.4949479

(940) 716-8539

Library hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Public computer access: Yes

Can books be checked out: No

Electronic resources available: LexisNexis, Westlaw, LGS

Print resources available: Texas and federal materials – highlights include Texas Motions Practice, O'Connor's titles

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