Manitoulin District Law Association

Manitoulin District Law Association Library

Business Address: 27 Phipps Street Gore Bay Manitoulin Island, Ontario P0P 1H0

Phone Number: 705-282-3354

Fax: 705-282-3211

Key Contact: James Weppler, President

Hours: The library is unstaffed. It is available to lawyers when the courthouse is open. Local lawyers have access 24/7 via key.

Audience Served: Approximately 10 lawyers in Gore Bay, Little Current and M’Chigeeng.

Circulation Policy: Books may be signed out.

Computers: 1

Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible (using keyed entry – not from within the courthouse).

Library Type: Local

History: Internal documentation indicates there was an association of lawyers on Manitoulin Island in the 1940s and possibly earlier. In 1994, the association was revived and became the 48th county and district law association in Ontario.

Facility: The library is located in the basement of the district courthouse. There is a work table, seating for four to six lawyers and one computer workstation. The print collection is very limited in scope.