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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
Kane County Judicial Center
37W777 IL Route 38, St. Charles, IL 60175

About​

Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center

Named the most user-friendly Law Library by the Kane County Chronicle and recipient of the 2017 Liberty Bell award, the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center is located within the Kane County Judicial Center and is open to the public. The Library houses the County's core of legal research materials, including print products and online databases. The professional library team provides outstanding service supporting its governing statute 55 ILCS 5/5-39001 and furthering open and equal access to legal and governmental information.  

Hours of Operation​

Mon 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Tues 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Wed 8:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m. | Thurs 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Fri 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Court Holidays 

Location

37W777 IL-38, St. Charles, IL 60175 (Located on the second floor of the Kane County Judicial Center)

 

Meet our staff​

Halle Cox | Director

email Halle​

630.406.7126

Cynthia Lorenzo | Library Technical Assistant

email Cynthia​

630.406.7126

Ellen Schmid | Law Librarian

email Ellen​

630.406.7126

Affiliations

​​Illinois JusticeCorps​ The Law Library is proud to be affiliated with this access to legal services organization. Illinois JusticeCorps members serve alongside legal aid attorneys, judges, law librarians, clerks, and other court staff in an effort to increase the public's access to the legal system.​ 

Policies & Procedures

Mission & Vision

Rules of Conduct

Computer Use Policy 

eFiling Policy

Lawyer in the Library Policy | Limited Representation Disclaimer Lawyer in the Library

Divorce & Family Law Help​ Policy | Limited Representation Disclaimer Divorce & Family Law Help

Wireless Network Usage Policy

Judicial Facilities in Public Areas​​

Policy on Access for Persons with Disabilities | 16th Judical Circuit

Public Use of Courthouse Request Form

Assistance to Court Patrons by Circuit Clerks, Court Staff, Law Librarians, and Court Volunteers | IL Supreme Court Policy

Press Room

Kane Law Library celebrates 20 years of Family Reading Night​

Boy Scouts participate in mock trial: Attorneys share expertise as Boy Scouts pursue Law Merit Badge

Kane County Law Library wins Liberty Bell award

​Boy Scout Law Merit Badge Day​

Kane Law Library launches new responsive website

Kane County Law Library unveils new website, self-help legal center

Kane Law Library seeks bump in fees to cover decreased case filings

Kane County Law Library aids lawyers, public with legal resources

In Focus: From the bench 

​Special Events

Boy Scout Law Merit Badge Day

Drug Court Book Club

Pro Bono Week Celebration

Reading Night with the Judges​

​Professional Library Memberships​

American Association of Law Libraries​ (AALL)

American Library Association (ALA)

Illinois Library Association (ILA)

Chicago Association of Law Libraries (CALL)

Reaching Across Illinois Library System​ (RAILS)​​