FMC Devens Library and Publication Rules

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Library (Leisure and Law)

The leisure and law library is open weekdays from 8:30am until 10:30am; 12:30pm until 3:30pm; and 5:30pm until 8:30pm. On weekends the main library will be open from 7:30 am until 3:30pm. A satellite leisure library in the Recreation Department is available every week night and weekend evening from 5:30pm until 8:30pm. A state of the art electronic law library has been added as part of the TRULINCS system, where inmates can do legal research from a database that contains the latest updates on case law from every federal district and circuit court in the United States, federal criminal/civil rules and procedures, sentencing guidelines, Bureau of Prisons policy statements and more. Magazines, newspapers and basic reference books cannot be checked out or removed from the library. Typewriters are available for inmate use in preparing legal documents. All legal reference materials must be used in the library and cannot be checked out. Inmates are provided a copy machine which operates via a card purchased in the Commissary.

Inmates also have the opportunity to participate in the Inter-Library Loan program through the North Central Regional Library System.

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