Branch Law Library Locations

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all Law Library locations are currently closed to the public. If you need legal research assistance, reference librarians are still available to serve you. Please e-mail your inquiry to law.lawlibrary@cookcountyil.gov or call 312.603.5423 and leave a message for the reference department.

Para evitar la propagación de COVID-19,  Cook County Law Library (la Biblioteca de Derecho) está cerrada al público. Si necesita asistencia de investigación legal, los bibliotecarios de referencia están disponibles para servirle. Envíe su consulta por correo electrónico a law.lawlibrary@cookcountyil.gov o llame al 312.603.5423 y deje un mensaje para el departamento de referencia.

Branch law libraries offer on site 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 Wi-Fi 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.

Criminal Court

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2650 S. California Ave.

Room 4D-Administration Building

Chicago, IL 60608

  • (phone) (773) 674-5039
  • (fax) (773) 674-3413

Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Skokie Courthouse (2nd District)

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5600 Old Orchard Rd.

Room 200

Skokie, IL 60077

  • (phone) (847) 470-7298
  • (fax) (847) 470-7526

Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Maywood Courthouse (4th District)

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1500 Maybrook Dr.

Room 250

Maywood, IL 60153

  • (phone) (708) 865-6020
  • (fax) (708) 865-5152

Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Bridgeview Courthouse (5th District)

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10220 S. 76th Ave.

Room 221

Bridgeview, IL 60455

  • (phone) (708) 974-6201
  • (fax) (708) 974-6053

Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Advice Desk

  • 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 9 a.m. – noon, Chicago Legal Clinic (CLC), call to register.

For more information see Bridgeview Virtual Legal Advice Desk (VLAD)

Markham Courthouse (6th District)

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16501 S. Kedzie Parkway

Room 072

Markham, IL 60428

  • (phone) (708) 232-4125
  • (fax) (708) 232-4374

Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Advice Desks

  • Tuesdays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m. – noon, Metropolitan Family Services
  • Wednesdays, 9 a.m. – noon, Chicago Legal Clinic (debt collection cases only)