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Palestine Public Library District

Legal Self-Help Center amenities

  • Computers & Internet:

    Internet-connected computers available for public use

  • WiFi:

    Access to wireless internet

  • Online court forms:

    Court forms and legal papers available online, including those at

  • Paper court forms:

    Paper court forms available

  • Online legal info:

    Online legal information available for viewing, emailing, printing, sharing, etc.

  • Printed legal info:

    Brochures or packets of legal information available

  • Online referrals to legal help:

    Referrals to free and paid legal help available through

  • Referrals to legal aid:

    Referrals given to legal aid programs that provide free legal help to low-income people who qualify

  • Website navigator:

    Someone can help you find free legal information and court forms on

  • Court navigator:

    Someone can answer basic questions about going to court.

  • Printers:

    Printers available to print legal information and court forms

  • Scanners:

    Scanners available to make digital copies of paper court forms, for emailing or e-filing

  • "Lawyer in the library" program:

    Volunteer lawyers give free advice for some legal issues at scheduled times and days

201 S. Washington St
Palestine, IL 62451
Currently: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 10:00 am-4:30 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am-4:30 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-4:30 pm
Saturday: Closed

This center offers:

Computers & Internet
Computers & Internet
Online court forms
Online court forms
Paper court forms
Paper court forms
Online legal info
Online legal info
Online referrals to legal help
Online referrals to legal help
Referrals to legal aid
Referrals to legal aid
Website navigator
Website navigator


  • Printing costs:
    $0.10 per page for black and white; $1.00 per page for color
  • Scanning costs:
    Scanning is free, but computer use is $1.00 for one-time use, or $3.00 for lifetime use
  • Navigation help is provided during open hours

This center does not provide:

  • Printed legal info
  • Court navigator
  • "Lawyer in the library" program