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Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center - We help people find answers. We are open to all!

630-406-7126
Located on the 2nd floor
16th Judicial Circuit
37W777 IL Route 38, St. Charles, IL 60175

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Lawyer in the Library Services

​Free legal help programs offered by the Law Library and partner organizations​

Lawyer in the Law Library: These programs are offered by the Kane County Law Library. Click on each program for more details. No registration.

Divorce and Family Law Help​ Walk-In, Mondays, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Divorce and Family Law Help​ Call-In, Thursdays, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Drivers' Privilege Clinic Walk-In​, First Wednesdays of the month, 3 p.m.-5 p.m.


Lawyer in the Public ​Library: Volunteer attorneys will be available in-person for 15-minute meetings to assist with legal coaching, document review, referrals to other services, eFiling court documents and legal questions. No registration.

Aurora Public Library District, Santori Library ​Walk-In for those living in the Aurora area, Second Thursdays of the month, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Gail Borden Public Library ​Walk-In for those living in the Elgin area, Fourth Thursdays of the month, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
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General​​​​

Borrow Materials

Charging Station Charge your phone, tablet or computer (up to 8 devices) simultaneously, at full speed. Wireless charging is also available for newer models.

Computers & Wi-Fi We have 17 computers with cameras and audio for easy Zoom court access​​ and scanners for eFiling.

Databases

  • Lexis Advance (available in-house only)
  • Family Law Software (available in-house only)
  • Library Catalog
  • Order of Protection software (for attorney use, in-house only. Please see Orders of Protection A Kane County Primer​ for step-by-step instructions including common mistakes)​
  • Ebsco’s Legal Information Resource Center (available in-house only)​

Chat Live with a librarian from any page on this website during business hours. After hours, you can leave an email message.​

Desktop Video Magnifier Low Vision Aid

Inmates

Meeting Rooms $10 reservation fee otherwise first come first serve​

Ordering a Document

Printing & Delivery

Purchase Materials -- Interested in owning a particular legal title? We may be able to order it at a discounted rate. Inquire at the Reference Desk. A $10 administrative fee applies.​​​​​