Services & Fees


Our computer workstations provide Internet access as well as access to Westlaw Next, Family Law Software, and Microsoft Office programs. Printing costs $0.10 per page.

NOTE: Due to COVID-19 restrictions and mitigation, the William D. Block Law Library computers have been repurposed for ZOOM court calls only, general patron access is suspended until further notice.

Computer Workstations
Copiers Services
The Law Library has 2 self-service copiers which costs $0.10 per page.

Fax Services

The library provides incoming and outgoing fax service for all patrons. Incoming faxes should be sent to 847-984-5873. Fax fees are:
  • Local Area faxes: $1 per page, excluding the first page.
  • International faxes: $5 to access the service, and then $2 for the first sheet and $1 for every additional sheet after that.
The Library should be notified when a fax is being sent.

Microfiche Reader/Printer Services

The law library maintains a collection of over 7,000 microfiche documents. We offer a Microfiche Reader/Printer combination for patrons use. However, patrons are not able to print from the microfiche machine. Ask Library staff for assistance with the Microfiche Reader.

Ambassador Pro Reading Machine

The Ambassador Pro Reading Machine is used to assist visually challenged individuals by scanning a page of text and then reading it aloud to the user. Ask law library staff for assistance with this machine.

VideoEye Image Magnifier

The VideoEye Reader uses a closed-circuit camera to assist users in viewing the pages of a book or magazine. The system uses the closed-circuit camera to enlarge images and show them on a television screen. The VideoEye device is mounted on a portable cart and can be moved to other parts of the courthouse as needed.

Center for Self-Representation (CSR)

The Center is both a virtual and a physical location offering information to people who want to represent themselves in court cases in Lake County, Illinois. Information and forms are provided for numerous topic areas and available on the CSR website and in the William D. Block Law Memorial Library, 18 N County Street, Waukegan, IL. The Center for Self-Representation does not replace the counsel of a licensed attorney.