Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library
|Address||43 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0043|
|Contact||Phone: (207) 287-1600 / (207) 287-6431 (TTY)|
|Hours||8 AM - 5 PM, Monday - Friday
Irregular night and weekend hours when the House or Senate is in session.
Closed all state and federal holidays.
|Parking||Public parking is available behind the Cross Office Building or in the parking garage on the corner of Capitol and Sewell Streets. Parking can be more difficult during the Legislative Session.|
|Directions||The Library is located in the State House on the corners of Capitol and State Streets in Augusta. The west entrance, facing the Cross Office Building, is open to the public, and the Library is on the 2nd floor.|
|Accessibility||Handicapped parking spaces are located between the State House and the Cross Office Building and on the Capitol Street side of the west entrance. From the lower parking spaces, enter the Cross Office Building, take an elevator down one floor, and use the connector to the State House.|
|Security||Security procedures in place for all visitors to the State House. Maine Capitol Police are conducting entry screening, similar to airport screening procedures, of all visitors to the Maine State House.|
|Other Information||Floorplan: http://legislature.maine.gov/uploads/originals/libmap.pdf
Donald L. Garbrecht Law Library
|Address||University of Maine School of Law
Donald L. Garbrecht Law Library
246 Deering Ave, Portland, ME 04102
|Contact||ph 207.780.4829 fax 207.780.4639|
|Parking||Limited on street parking and a few meters in the lot by the school.|
|Resources Available||LexisNexis public access, other databases such as HeinOnline, BloombergBNA available to the public when they are in the building.|
|Reference||Reference is available 8-4:30 for all patrons.|
|Borrowing Policies to Public||General Treatises -- 4 WEEK LOAN with additional renewals
All other materials must be used in the library.
Members of the community must obtain a library card before borrowing any library materials.
|Open to public these hours:||As a general rule, Monday through Friday 8am - 6pm and closed all weekends and holidays. Library hours are subject to change, call 207.780.4817 for updates.|
|Directions||UM Law School Library
246 Deering Avenue
From North or SouthExit I-295 at Exit 6B in Portland onto Forest Avenue (N).
Turn left at 2nd set of lights (Oakhurst Dairy on left).
At the next set of lights you will be facing the Law Library
(the white, round building across the street on your left)
The library stacks are located on the 2nd and 3rd floors
The Nathan & Henry B. Cleaves Law Library
|Address||142 Federal Street, Portland, ME 04101|
|Contact||Phone (207) 773-9712|
|Hours||Hours for the public are 9 to 4, Monday to Friday, generally, but depend on staffing.|
|Requests||The reference librarian only accepts requests via email: Info@cleaves.org. The library does not charge for any documents we send by email.
Reference assistance is free.
|Security||There is security at the public entrance and you will have to go through a metal detector.|
|Resources||There is public access to Westlaw (time of session may be limited due to demand) Printing is $ .25 per page. There is staff only access to Lexis and BloombergLaw.
WiFi is available. Ask at reference desk for a password.
There are vending machines in the basement and on the second floor.
|Lending||Borrowing hardcopy titles is limited to library members only. Only lawyers licensed in Maine qualify for membership.|
|Parking||Parking is available at meters on the streets around the courthouse. There's also a parking garage which charges:
30 Mins -- $ 1.25
Max -- $ 18.00
Month -- $120.00