The public uses the law library for various problems such as:
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No, but we can assist by giving you Blacks Law Dictionary.
Yes, it is. Roughly 50% of our patrons are pro se, meaning "ones own behalf; appearing for oneself".
The law library is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. only. No weekend or evening hours.
To locate additional information, you can research the Illinois Compiled Statutes, which contains all Illinois law.
The law library contains:
The law library is located on the second floor of the Peoria County courthouse in Room 211.
If you cannot find metered street parking, there are parking garages located on:
No, however, most public libraries carry some legal publications such as state statutes. You can access the Legal Self-Help Legal Center at public libraries in Peoria County.
The librarian is not an attorney, and is therefore limited in the assistance that they can provide to patrons. The librarian can direct you to the Legal Self-Help Center or the form books so that you can determine the forms you may need.