YORK REGION LAW LIBRARY
The Joseph Vale Memorial Library is a private library. It is operated by the York Region Law Association through an elected Board of Directors and its Library Committee. Funding is derived from annual membership fees with the addition of grants from the Law Society of Ontario, the Law Foundation of Ontario and the Ministry of the Attorney General.
USE OF LIBRARY
(24 HOUR ACCESS INCLUDING EVENINGS, WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS)
After hour access is available to paid up members of the York Region Law Association. YRLA photo ID is required for after hour entry.
FOR COURT USE
FOR OFFICE USE
DOCUMENT DELIVERY (Inter-Library Loans)
LiRN (Legal Information & Resource Network) has established free document delivery service between the County & District Law Library system. This allows us to borrow most materials from libraries listed on the online catalogue. The participating libraries will either make copies of the section you need or lend the actual book to us for you to review for a week. LiRN covers the cost of the courier to acquire these items.
THE COURTHOUSE LIBRARY HAS EIGHT COMPUTERS WITH 24" FLAT SCREENS AND ALL ARE NETWORKED WITH THE SAME PRODUCTS. THE DESKTOP ON ALL SCREENS ARE IDENTICAL WITH LIMITED ICONS TO HELP SIMPLIFY THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE.
All user computers are Windows 10, and will accept the use of memory sticks and disks.
The library staff will be pleased to assist and train members on the electronic research products.
Photocopying self service $0.30/pg (Operating within the guidelines of the Copyright Act. A copy of the guidelines are available beside the photocopier for members and staff to refer to.)
Facsimile Transmission $0.30/pg Local or Long Distance
OCLA Web App
Are you going to another courthouse library, or want to know what services we have in Newmarket? Check out the Ontario Courthouse Libraries Association (OCLA) web app by scanning the QR code or going to oclanet.com/webapp
For YRLA wifi password in Library & Lounge please see library staff.
New in 2020: Courthouse wifi available in all Ontario courthouses. SIgn up & use throughout Ontario:
The staff of the York Region Law Association Library cannot provide legal advice or research to members of the public directly. The York Region Law Association Library is a private library for the use of Lawyers of the Law Society of Ontario only. For information on finding legal help in Ontario please try the Bora Laskin Law Library`s Guide to Finding Legal Help in Ontario, or search for a lawyer practicing in York Region using the membership directory on this website. You can also find a document on our Home page with links to legal resources for members of the public who live in Ontario.