Evanston Public Library partners with Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) as a Legal Self-Help Center. Now, patrons can make a free, online appointment with our legal self-help navigator! Learn about the law, your legal rights, and how to go to court. Our trained ILAO Navigator will help you:
Search online for answers to your legal questions,
Refer you to free and low cost legal providers, and
Show you how to find and prepare court forms
Appointments are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-4 PM for 30 minutes. Contact the Reference Desk at 847-448-8630 to book an appointment.
Evanston Public Library partners with Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) as a Legal Self-Help Center. A legal self-help center is a place where you can learn about the law, your legal rights, and how to go to court.
The Chicago Bar Association, the Chicago Public Library and the Evanston Public Library are offering a free, legal information series to answer your legal questions and
provide practical resources and insights into today’s most prevalent legal issues. Each Law At The Library program features a presentation by an experienced attorney,
followed by a brief question and answer session. All events are free, open to the public and conducted via Zoom. Registration is required. To register or for additional information, go this page. You can also see previous sessions of Law At The Library on the Evanston Public Library YouTube page. For a referral to a CBA lawyer, visit www.lrs.chicagobar.org.
Legal Information Reference Center is an online database designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. It includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, as well as thousands of legal forms.