For calendar year 2010 and thereafter, the Butler County Law Library Resources Board (Board) is required by Ohio law to provide legal research, reference, and library services and to "manage the coordination, acquisition and utilization of legal resources" within County government. The Board fulfills its statutory mandate through the operation of the John F. Holcomb Butler County Law Library (hereinafter as "Law Library" or "Butler County Law Library"). In general, statutorily required court fines and penalties are the sources of revenue for the Board's activities.
Open to the General Public. The Board welcomes members of the public to use the Butler County Law Library for the purpose of performing legal research during regular business hours. Access to the law library is free of charge.
Location and Hours of Operation
The Butler County Law Library is located in downtown Hamilton, Ohio. Free two hour street parking and public parking garages are conveniently available in the vicinity.
John F. Holcomb Butler County Law Library
123 N. 3rd St., 2nd Floor
Hamilton, Ohio, 45011
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Contact: Phone: 513-887-3455
Effective January 23, 2023, the Law Library’s new hours will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This was ultimately decided after discussion with the Bar and with concern for ADA compliance within the library.
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Closed on Law Library Resources Board recognized holidays and when weather-related emergencies are declared by the Butler County Sheriff's Office.