Northumberland County Law Association

Contact Information

860 William Street
Cobourg, Ontario
K9A 3A9

Toll Free: 1-866-214-8450
Phone: 905-372-1382
Fax: 905-372-7713
Key Contact: Ciara Ward, Librarian
Website: Visit Website
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am to 3:00pm


The library serves over 80 lawyers, articling students, and courthouse officials in Northumberland County.

Circulation Policy:

Members may borrow circulating volumes for up to 3 weeks. Other items may be borrowed at the discretion of the librarian. Interlibrary loan is available upon request.

Special Collections:



The Law Association of the United Counties of Northumberland and Durham was formed in 1924 to provide and maintain a county law library and to promote the general welfare and interest of the legal profession in the said counties. The association’s name changed to the Northumberland County Law Association (“NCLA”) in 1976.

Computer User Workstations:

The Library computer area consists of four computer workstations. The lounge area and entire library is wireless.


The library is located in the upper level of the Cobourg Courthouse. There is a lawyers’ lounge with coffee machine available in the library, and there is a DVD player, projector and screen available for viewing continuing legal education replays. The Library has word processing, printing, and faxing capabilities.


Wheelchair accessible