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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

Brochures: Available to reprint & distribute as needed

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 10 computers with cameras and audio for easy Zoom court access​​ as well as scanners for eFiling.


  • Lexis Advance | The LexisNexis company 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 the library reopens, whichever is shorter) on the LexisNexis​​ ​access page.​ Temporary IDs will be issued in approximately one business day.

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

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

Family law lawyers volunteer to answer brief divorce and family law questions for self-represented litigants with pending Kane County cases​.​


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

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

On the fourth Thursday of every month, ​6pm-7:30pm, 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. Gail Borden Public Library, Grove Room, 270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin, IL 60120.​

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.​​​