The Dakota County Law Library provides legal information to residents, attorneys, judges, and represented and pro se litigants that is vital to the justice system.
The Law Library utilizes the latest technology to deliver legal information and collaborates with organizations to maximize accessibility while avoiding costly and ineffective duplication of forms and paperwork.
Law Library locations now open
The Law Library locations at Hastings and Apple Valley have reopened. To maintain social distancing, our space is limited. Please call ahead to arrange an appointment:
- Hastings – 651-438-8080
- Apple Valley – 952-891-7135
You could experience some delays. Thank you for your patience and consideration during this time.
We will be continuing the Family and Consumer Law Clinics via phone consultations. If you need an appointment for a family matter, please call 651-438-8080 or 952-891-7135. If you want to schedule a consumer matter, call 952-431-3200.
ZOOM CLEs are being held on the third Thursday between noon–1 p.m.
Hours & Locations
- Hastings – inside the Judicial Center, 1560 Highway 55, Hastings, MN 55033. Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Staff: Shannon Stoneking, Law Library Manager; Maggie James, Assistant Law Librarian
- Apple Valley – inside the Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Avenue, Apple Valley, MN 55124. Resources are available all hours the Galaxie Library is open. A law librarian is available Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Staff: Mary Ellen Gallagher, Law Librarian