Tompkins County Courts

Law Library

Ernest Warren Supreme Court Library
Tompkins County Courthouse
P.O. Box 70
320 N. Tioga Street
Ithaca, NY 14851- 0070
Phone: 607-216-6623

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.*
(except State Holidays)

*See Overview for additional information on library availability.

All visitors must pass through a magnetometer upon entering the courthouse.


The Ernest N. Warren Supreme Court Library in Tompkins County was created by statute in July 1988 (L.1988, Ch.412) and is located in the basement of the Tompkins County Courthouse in Ithaca.

The library is open for self-service use Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Library staff is on site on Thursdays only, from 9:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m.

The library’s print collection consists of basic New York and Federal statutory law, as well as general practice treatises. Online legal research programs, LexisNexis and Westlaw, are available on the library’s public access computers.

Public Access Computer Policy

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