Law Library

The Ashtabula County Law Library is open to the public and provides legal resource materials in the form of books and online subscription resources for our patrons.

Our collection includes Ohio practice materials including Ohio Revised Code, local ordinances, court rules, and other specialized handbooks.  Books and materials cannot be checked out.  Forms and other legal procedural information is available through under the links tab.   Please note that law library staff cannot assist you in filling out forms.

The library provides free notary services, please contact the library in advance to be sure the notary is available.  Photo identification is required.

The library also offers several educational series. These events will be posted on our calendar and under the Educational Programs tab.

The library is an authorized education provider for those individuals seeking to become a notary public or need to renew their commission.  Classes are held on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month at 9 am in-person (limited space) and via virtual classroom are available. Advance registration is required. Please contact the library at 440-576-3690 or via our notary education email at to reserve your seat in the class.  Please click on the Notary and Library News tabs for additional information.

Disclaimer: As a service to our patrons, the Ashtabula County Law Library provides reference services and information only.  Legal advice and services are rendered by qualified attorneys in the State of Ohio.  The library staff does not interpret the law, provide legal advice or explain court or legal procedures.  

Please note that legal matters can be very complicated and you should seek legal advice from an attorney in good standing with the Supreme Court of Ohio.  If you qualify, you may be able to receive legal assistance from The Legal Aid Society.