Law Library of El Dorado County

The El Dorado County Law Library is a public library serving the community of El Dorado County with legal reference resources.

  • The law library’s main branch is located in the county seat of Placerville and contains a print collection of over 9,000 volumes.  There is also an electronic branch located in South Lake Tahoe inside the county library which has a small print collection. Both locations provide access to extensive electronic legal resources via premium subscription databases, i.e., Westlaw, CEB Onlaw, and NOLO Press E-Books. 
  • The NOLO E-Books may also be accessed by residents of El Dorado County from outside the library through the law library’s website:
  • At the Placerville branch, a conference room is available for reservation and several free legal aid clinics and workshops are held weekly.  Wi-fi, computers, printing and photocopying are available at both locations.

The main law library is located at:
550 Main Street, Suite A
Placerville, CA 95667
Phone & Fax:  530-626-1932
OPEN: Tuesday through Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
–Closed every day from Noon to 1:00 PM—

The South Lake Tahoe law library is located at:
1000 Rufus Allen Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
(530) 573-3185
Fax (530) 544-8954
From Placerville, (530) 621-7555, ext. 3185
From El Dorado Hills, (916) 358-3555 ext. 3185
For hours see: