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Library Services & Policies

Mission Statement
The mission of the Delaware County Law Library is to provide access to law-related information for the public, the Courts, and the County.  The Law Library is one of the main sources of legal information in the County.  The Law Library is an integral part of the Delaware County Library System.

The Law Library is a reference library and is not a substitute for obtaining the legal services of an attorney.

What We Can Do:
  Direct the public to sources of the law and forms
  Instruct in the use of legal materials, including Internet research sites
  Locate informative materials

What We Cannot Do:
  Give legal advice
  Help or assist in selection of legal forms
  Give procedural information
  Telephone reference service

Suggested alternatives for legal help:

Delaware County Bar Association
Lawyer Referral Service
Front and Lemon Streets
Media, PA 19026
Delaware County Legal Assistance
410 Welsh Street
Chester, PA 19013

Click here for more legal help information.


  • Items marked "Reference" may not be circulated.

  • Only Delaware County Bar members may borrow materials; after 48 hours, a borrower will be charged an overdue fine of one dollar per day per book.

  • Food and beverages are not permitted in the library.

  • Patrons are requested not to use their cell phones in the library.

  • The use of typewriters and recording equipment in the library is not permitted.

  • Patrons are asked to re-shelve the materials that they use.

  • Loud talking or lengthy whispered conversations are not permitted.  Attorney-client conferences are not encouraged.

  • The use of laptop computers in the library is permitted.

  • Use of the public computers is subject to the Delaware County Library System Internet Policy.