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

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


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


  • Lexis​Nexis​ is providing virtual access to ensure you can gain self-serve access, as you work remotely and practice social distancing.​ Find more information on setting up your free, 30-day account  (IDs created using this link will have access to Lexis Advance for 30 days or until June 30, whichever is shorter) on the LexisNexis​ ​access page.

  • Family Law Software

  • Library Catalog

  • National Consumer Law Center (available online within the Law Library)

  • 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)​

Desktop Video Magnifier Low Vision Aid

Divorce and Family Law Resources brochure​​ ​​(Spanish) available to reprint & distribute as needed

Divorce and Family Law Help​​​ (CALL-IN service (630) 406-7126) Thursdays, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Family law attorneys volunteer to help self-represented litigants fill out divorce and parentage forms for pending Kane County cases.


Lawyer in the Law Library Service | Servicio de Abogado en la biblioteca legal​​​ Temporarily Canceled

Visit or call the Law Library to see if you qualify for the program. It is by appointment only. In compliance with ADA, a sign language interpreter may be requested at the time of booking the appointment.

Lawyer in the Library Service (offered at Gail Borden Public Library, Grove Room) Temporarily Canceled

On the fourth Thursday of every month, ​6pm-7:30pm, volunteer attorneys will be available for 15-minute meetings to assist with legal coaching, document review, referrals to other services, eFiling court documents and legal questions. No registration. Gail Borden Public Library, Grove Room, 270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin, IL 60120.

Lawyer in the Lobby Temporarily Canceled The Law Library assists Kane County Bar Association lawyers volunteering in this weekly service at 3rd Street Courthouse, Geneva, IL.

Legal resources brochure​ (Spanish​​​) available to reprint & distribute as needed

Meeting Rooms Temporarily Canceled $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.​