Maps not drawn to scale nor are they intended to be the definitive answer to where materials are located.

MAIN FLOOR (Second Floor)

  • Enter the Library from the hallway behind the school's receptionist's desk
  • The circulation desk is the check-in point for visitors, alumnae/i and attorney members
  • The Reserve Collection takes up the shelves behind the circulation desk
  • Computers for student use are located across from the circulation desk in the Computer Corral.
  • Also on the main floor is The Frank and Loretta Kenison Room, a gift of the Saturley Family in honor of Frank R. Kenison, former Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court.
  • The Kenison Room also houses a collection of old English law books donated to the Library in honor of former Laconia Judge Harry E. Trapp.
  • The reference collection and library offices comprise the remainder of the library space on this floor.
  • Take the elevator or stairs to the first and third floors.


  • The Gire Archives is located on the first floor
  • Access to the first floor is provided via a stairway or elevator from the second and third floors.The first floor contains the basic collection of federal and state primary legal authorities including
    • federal statutes
    • federal agency regulations
    • federal case law
    • treaties to which the United States is a party
  • Secondary legal authorities are also housed on the first floor.
  • The first floor also holds the treatise collection, arranged according to the Library of Congress classification system.
  • This floor is designated as a quiet study zone.


  • The third floor houses the Intellectual Property Library which opened in 1995.
  • It provides a specialized multi-media collection devoted to intellectual property law.
  • The entire third floor is designated as a quiet study zone.