(55 ILCS 5/3-5036) (from Ch. 34, par. 3-5036)
    Sec. 3-5036. Records open to inspection. All records, indices, abstract and other books kept in the office of any recorder, and all instruments filed therein and all instruments deposited or left for recordation therein shall, during the office hours, be open for public inspection and examination; and all persons shall have free access for inspection and examination to such records, indices, books and instruments, which the recorders shall be bound to exhibit to those who wish to inspect or examine the same; and all persons shall have the right to take memoranda and abstracts thereof without fee or reward. This Section is subject to the provisions of "The Local Records Act".
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)