Milwaukee Satellite Library Mission & Access Policy

Starting July 12, 2021 the library will be open by appointment only on Mondays and Wednesdays. Appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance by calling 414-297-1698 during business hours. Appointments are available from 9 am – 2 pm for up to 90 minutes. Appointments are one person per time slot. Masks are required regardless of vaccination status. Computers are not available for public use. 

What we can not do:

1. Provide legal advice or opinions, or interpret any laws or legal documents.

2. Assist with preparation of cases or legal forms.

3. Provide in-depth reference service or access to computers.

4. Check out library materials or borrow items from other libraries.

5. Do photocopying or make telephone calls.

6. Allow use of office equipment, telephones or supplies.

7. Allow smoking, eating or disruptive behavior.

8. Be responsible for any personal belongings.

9. Store or hold any personal belongings.

What we can do:

1. Allow the public access to library materials.

2. Provide directions to needed materials.

3. Provide basic instructions on how to use legal materials.

4. Provide basic reference (e.g., telephone numbers, addresses, definitions of legal terms).

5. Provide a list of libraries that have needed materials that we do not own.

6. Provide instructions on how to use the photocopiers

7. Refer users to other agencies which provide legal assistance.

The following law libraries in the Milwaukee area are open to the public:

Marquette University Law Library

Milwaukee Legal Resource Center