Limited Library Hours During Construction

The Sherburne County Law Library will be unstaffed on May 22 through 25, however, the library will remain open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In addition, due to the law library moving to our new location, the library will be closed to the public June 1 through June 10.

The Sherburne County Law Library is located on the second floor of the Sherburne County Government Center and is maintained by the Sherburne County Law Library Board. The law library provides residents of the county with information on Minnesota court rules, local, state and federal laws, public court forms and community resources.

The library staff cannot assist customers with the following requests which apply to the practice of law:

  • Give legal advice or opinions
  • Answer your legal question
  • Explain legal procedure, court rules, or interpret the text of statute, legal opinion, and/or administrative regulation
  • Assist in filling out your Court forms
  • Refer an attorney

Sherburne County Law Library has limited staff. The staff is customer service oriented and will attempt to assist you in locating the materials needed. Assistance is based on first-come first-serve which may require a wait.

Library Services

  • Legal Reference Assistance
  • Photocopies - $0.15 per page, Coin-operated machine available if staff is unavailable
  • Computers - for Internet access and document preparation
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Printing - $0.15 per page
  • Westlaw access and FinPlan Divorce Math Software
Library Collection

The collection is cataloged and classified according to the Library of Congress and is available online through the Minnesota State Law Library's online catalog. Search the Minnesota State Law Library catalog.

Only selected materials are allowed to circulate and only to attorneys who are licensed to practice law in the State of Minnesota.

Library Materials include:

  • NOLO Legal Topics written for non-lawyers
  • Minnesota Statutes
  • Minnesota Statutes Annotated
  • Minnesota Rules
  • Minnesota Practice Series
  • United States Code Annotated
  • Northwestern Reporter
  • Supreme Courts Reports
  • Standing order to all Minnesota Continuing Legal Education Courses
Law Library Contact:

Sherburne County Govt Center
ATTN: Law Library
13880 Business Center Dr NW
Suite 100
Elk River, MN 55330-4668

Phone: 763-765-4800
Julie Pettit, Law Library Manager
  • Hours of Operation for Public
Law Librarian Hours:
Monday & Thursday 1:00pm-4:30pm
Tuesday & Wed. 8:00am-3:00pm
Contact Sherburne County with your questions, comments and feedback