Branches

Branch Law Library Locations

Branch law libraries offer public access to electronic resources like Westlaw, Lexis, and HeinOnline, expanding access to Illinois practice materials, law reviews and journals, and out-of-state primary law resources. Free public wifi is also available at all branch locations. Branch libraries are located in courthouses of suburban judicial districts and have different operating hours than the main Library. Please contact branch personnel for assistance. (See below.)

Criminal Court
2650 S. California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60608
(PH) 773-674-5039
(FX) 773-674-3413
Room 4D-Administration Building
Mon-Fri: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Closed Saturday and Sunday
Map for Criminal Court
Skokie Courthouse (2nd District)
5600 Old Orchard Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
(PH) 847-470-7298
(FX) 847-470-7526
Room 200
Mon-Fri: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Closed Saturday and Sunday
Map for Skokie Courthouse
Maywood Courthouse (4th District)
1500 Maybrook Dr.
Maywood, IL 60153
(PH) 708-865-6020
(FX) 708-865-5152
Room 250
Mon-Fri: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Closed Saturday and Sunday
Map for Maywood Courthouse
Bridgeview Courthouse (5th District)
10220 S. 76th Ave.
Bridgeview, IL 60455
(PH) 708-974-6201
(FX) 708-974-6053

Advice Desk:
Chicago Legal Clinic (CLC)
Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. (noon), call to register

Legal Advice Desk – more information

Room 221
Mon-Fri: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Closed Saturday and Sunday
Map for Bridgeview Courthouse
Markham Courthouse (6th District)
16501 S. Kedzie Parkway
Markham, IL 60428
(PH) 708-232-4125
(FX) 708-232-4374

Advice Desks:
Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Chicago Legal Clinic (debt collection cases only)
Friday, 9:00 a.m.-noon, Metropolitan Family Services

Room 072
Mon-Fri: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Closed Saturday and Sunday
Map for Markham Courthouse