January 12, 2018

Notary public service now available

The library is lucky to have three notaries public on staff. We are pleased to announce we can now offer this service to any library patron needing a document notarized.

This service is free of charge.


January 10, 2018

New category of CLE credit

Effective January 1, 2018, NYCRR Section 1500.2(g) has been revised to include a new category of CLE credit: Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias.

Effective July 1, 2018, experienced attorneys due to re-register on or after July 1, 2018 must meet the requirement of at least one credit hour in this category each biennial reporting cycle.

Questions? See the court system's FAQs on the topic.


January 4, 2018

Change in printing policy

Due to budgetary constraints free printing will end on Friday, January 5, 2018. Beginning Monday, January 8, 2018, printouts will cost fifteen cents with a copy card and twenty-five cents without a copy card. Copy cards are available for purchase at the Circulation Desk for one dollar.

Gearing up


The display mavens have outdone themselves with their exhibit on pioneering businesswoman and philanthropist Kate Gleason. Catch it through mid-February.

December 4, 2017

Season's Greetings

Wishing you a joyful holiday season & a happy new year



November 29, 2017

New NYSBA CLEs

Recent acquisitions of NYSBA CLE digital media:

There's a New Law in Town: New York's New Digital Assets Law (2017)
Representing the Startup Venture (2016)
Legal Ethics in the Digital Age:
  Practical Strategies for Using Technology Ethically in Your Practice (2017)
Ethics 2017: Legal Ethics in the Real World
Handling and Taking Depositions (2016)
Henry Miller - The Trial (2016)
Qualified Retirement Plans (2017)
Intermediate Elder Law Update (2016)
Probate and Administration of Estates (2016)
Immigration 2017 - Emergency Preparedness for Families
LLCs and Corporations: Tax and Legal Planning Considerations (2017)
Toxic Tort Litigation (2017)
Representing Licensed Health Care Professionals (2017)
Representing the Transgender Client Through the Arc of Life (2016)
25 Years After "Alison D" (2017)
CPLR Update (2017)
Anatomy of a Trust (2017)
Family Court Trial Institute: Orders of Protection (2016)
Family Court Trial Institute II: Support Hearings, Enforcement and Downward Modification (2017)
Labor Law Claims, Coverage & Litigation (2016)
Medical Marijuana in New York (2016)
Hot Topics in Trusts and Estates Law (2016)
The Non-Tax Lawyers Guide to Tax Law (2017)
Amendments to the Statewide Commercial Division Rules (2017)
Mortgage Foreclosures and Workouts (2016)
Commercial Real Estate Leases (2017)
Title Examination in New York (2016)
Purchases and Sales of Homes (2017)





November 14, 2017