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TURNING IN
LAW LIBRARY
Reopening protocols give lawyers,
public access to key publications
and legal resources
By John E. Reigle, Esquire

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fter closing in March due to the global coronavirus
pandemic, the Berks County Law Library became the
first county law library in the area to reopen on June 1.
And as of late November, Berks was the only county law library
that does not require visitors to schedule an appointment to use
the facility, which is a tremendous resource for our community of
lawyers, whether they are in solo practice or part of a large firm.
The reopening occurred after library staff consulted with
the Commonwealth's Library Association and the American
Association of Law Libraries and developed a reopening strategy.

Library staff also studied Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention and World Health Organization guidelines.
Law Library staff emphasized that they are very conscious
of health and safety guidelines. A limited number of people are
allowed in the library at a time and visitors are required to wear
a mask. Computers separated by plexiglass provide access to
Westlaw and Lexis. Documents ranging from sample power of
attorney forms to sample interrogatories are available.
Those interested can provide a list of books that they would
like to borrow to library staff, who retrieve the books from the
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Attorneys and the public can visit the Berks County Law Library without
an appointment.

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