TLA Courthouse Library Tour



The TLA Courthouse library has been in operation since 1885. There have been some changes over the last 130 years. Join the OLA’s Special Libraries Committee for a guided tour of the courthouse library and learn a little bit about what happens in a law library run by a not-for-profit association. Intrigued – all will be explained!


Event Details

Date: Thursday, December 7th, 2023
Time: Please meet around 5:15pm – the tour starts promptly at 5:30pm (no admittance after 6pm).
Location: Lobby inside 361 University Ave., Toronto ON

Tour Notes

Attendees are encouraged to read the below general notes about accessibility, safety protocol, and tour conditions.

  • Where to meet: enter at 361 University Ave, which is north of Queen St, and south of Armoury on the east side of University Ave. Please meet in the lobby 15 minutes early. The tour will start promptly at 5:30pm.

  • Security notes: You will pass through airport like security. The courthouse has strict security protocols. Please do not bring anything that may not pass airport-like security (a fork can be a weapon), as it will be confiscated and not returned. This also means that you will not be permitted to wander the building unaccompanied.

  • Parking: City Hall underground parking is accessible from Armoury St. and Chestnut St.  Do be forewarned there is construction on York, Queen, Adelaide and University (the few blocks around the courthouse).

  • Subway: the Osgoode stop on the University Line is the closest subway stop to the venue.