Fairfax Public Law Library Announces Saturday & Extended Hours For Community Use

Dec 09, 2010, 11:28 ET from Fairfax Bar Association

Library Will Begin Saturday Hours in January

FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Fairfax Public Law Library, located on the first floor of the new Fairfax County Courthouse, will have extended hours beginning Saturday, January 8, 2011.  The Law Library will be open Mondays and Thursdays until 8:00 PM, and will be adding Saturday hours from 9 AM to noon (excluding holiday weekends). The Law Library will continue its normal hours of 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

"We are pleased our Law Library will be open to the public for extended hours," noted Clerk of Court John T. Frey.  "The Bond Referendum passed by the citizens of Fairfax County contemplated after-hours access to the Law Library, and we are pleased to be able to better serve the residents of our community."

Additional hours means that the Law Library will be able to serve the public in a wider capacity. Thomas B. Pulver, Law Library Director, stated "We hope the public takes full advantage of all the wonderful resources we have.  We are the only library of this kind available in Fairfax County."

Resources available at the Law Library include access to Westlaw, Lexis, Casefinder, HeinOnline, and printable forms and instructions from Legal Services of Northern Virginia.

The mission of the Fairfax Public Law Library is to provide meaningful access to legal information and to assist judges, lawyers, law clerks, court employees, and the general public in their research efforts.  For more information about the library, call 703-246-2170 or email liblawlibrary@fairfaxcounty.gov.

About the Fairfax Bar Association: Serving as a leading voice of the profession in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Fairfax Bar Association cultivates professional competence, development, education, cooperation, collegiality and diversity among its members.  The association enhances and fosters the public's understanding of the practice of the law and the judicial system by providing public outreach and educational programs; operates a public law library.

SOURCE Fairfax Bar Association