Free Legal Help at Library


Lawyers in the Library! Prairie State Legal Services and The Rockford Public Library are partnering to present legal advice for residents of Rockford. A lawyer from Prairie State Legal Services will be onsite at the library for a one-on-one meeting.

Prairie State Legal Services can help in civil legal matters, including:

• Divorce
• Orders of Protection
• Evictions
• Housing Denials and Discrimination
• Guardianship
• Problems with SNAP, TANF
• Medicaid
• Criminal Record Expungement and Sealing
• Tax Problems
• Bankruptcy
• School Suspensions or Expulsions.

Meetings may be scheduled ahead of time, by calling( 815) 965-2902. Scheduled appointments will be prioritized. Walk-ins will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis.

Upcoming Schedule

Hart Interim Library
214 N. Church Street
Thursdays: October 14, December 9
9:30 – 11:30 AM
Meeting Room 1

Montague Branch Library
1238 N. Winnebago Street
Thursday, November 11
3:00 – 5:00 PM
Connie Lane Room

For more information, please visit the Rockford Public Library events calendar at


Posted on

October 5, 2021