The are 45 libraries that make up the Montreal Public Library Network. In this post, we’ve featured 10 of them. Continue reading to learn about these libraries.
The Bibliothèque du Boisé is a public library in Montreal, Quebec. Well known locally for the unique design of its building, The Bibliothèque du Boisé was founded in 2014. The library is open seven days a week, with hours that may fluctuate depending on the season.
Visitors can borrow materials from The Bibliothèque du Boisé and reserve them in advance for more convenience. The facility also has computer stations available for use, which can also be reserved on-site or in advance by phone. Readers can also use one of the many seating areas available.
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Part of the Montreal library network, Bibliothèque du Plateau-Mont-Royal is a public library situated conveniently near the Mont-Royal metro station in Montreal, Quebec. The library offers different services geared toward making the facility more accessible to the public, including reserved parking, digital magnifying glasses, and available wheelchairs to borrow at the library.
Readers can enjoy browsing through Bibliothèque du Plateau-Mont-Royal’s selection of books, including novels, cartoons and literature for children. There are also reading materials available in large print format as well as in digital formats like ePUB.
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Bibliothèque Benny is a public library located in Montreal, Quebec in Canada. It can be found inside the Centre culturel Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, which has served as the home to Bibliothèque Benny since 2016. Along with a great selection of fiction and non-fiction books, Bibliothèque Benny also offers video games, films and comics.
Among the 130,000 pieces of reading material available at Bibliothèque Benny, over 40% of its offerings are in English. For local visitors interested in learning more about the local culture, Bibliothèque Benny offers an email subscription to their online newsletter.
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Located in Montreal, Quebec, Bibliothèque Mordecai-Richler is a public library housed inside what was once called the Church of the Ascension, a classic building that has been a part of the neighbourhood since 1910. The library facilities have since been retrofitted with modern conveniences like elevators, wheel-chair accessibility features, air conditioning and Wi-Fi, which is free to visitors.
Visitors to Bibliothèque Mordecai-Richler can borrow books to enjoy at home, and can benefit from the convenient book return chute system, making returns easy to do, even when the library is closed. Bibliothèque Mordecai-Richler also offers newspapers, music CDs and even musical instruments on loan.
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Open to visitors most days of the calendar year, Bibliothèque de Notre-Dame-de-Grâce is a Public library situated in Montreal, Quebec. It is a borrowing library where visitors can take out books for use in the convenience of their own homes.
Part of the appeal of Bibliothèque de Notre-Dame-de-Grâce is the building itself, a historic structure that’s long been a part of the area and community. Some of the services that Bibliothèque de Notre-Dame-de-Grâce offers visitors include changing tables for parents with infants, drinking fountains, and the location for disposing of batteries and cell phones.
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Bibliothèque Langelier is a public library located in Montreal, Quebec. Visitors fluent in French will benefit from the wide variety of fiction and non-fiction material available in the French language. In addition to reading material for adults, Bibliothèque Langelier also has a significant collection of reading material appropriate for younger readers.
Conveniently located steps away from the Langelier subway station in Montreal, Bibliothèque Langelier prides itself on being a welcoming facility for readers. The library offers air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and washrooms which are designed to be accessibility-friendly.
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At the Bibliothèque de Saint-Michel, in Montreal, Quebec, visitors are able to borrow library materials such as books and documents without paying a fee and can also borrow non-book items such as musical instruments for use at home.
Bibliothèque de Saint-Michel is open to visitors from Monday to Sunday every week, except for seasonal events such as holidays. Within the library, there are ample areas for reading, including study spaces at open tables and chairs, as well as computers which can be reserved for personal use with the staff.
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Bibliothèque Marc-Favreau is a public library in Montreal, Quebec. The library opens for visits from the public from 10 AM seven days a week. One of the city’s largest libraries, it is conveniently situated near the Rosemont metro station in the city of Montreal. Library cards to access services are free to Montreal residents, students, city employees and retirees.
Guess will enjoy browsing through Books at Bibliothèque Marc-Favreau while appreciating the library’s interior design. There are also library services such as adult reading areas, a section dedicated for use by teenagers and young adults, and a dedicated space for children.
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Montreal, Quebec, is home to Bibliothèque Père-Ambroise, one of the many public libraries that make up Montréal’s library network. Visitors can take advantage of the facilities at Bibliothèque Père-Ambroise, such as the drinking fountains, washrooms, and picnic area for outdoor reading while enjoying the weather.
One way that Bibliothèque Père-Ambroise has made the experience of searching for reading material at the library more innovative and interesting is by color coding their shelves according to category. Bibliothèque Père-Ambroise has also placed thought into where reading materials are located in the library to make visiting Bibliothèque Père-Ambroise an accessible and enjoyable experience for children and adults alike.
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Bibliothèque de Salaberry is a public library in Montreal, Quebec. One of the oldest libraries in the area, Bibliothèque de Salaberry, follows the custom of having a library in a fire station. This public library was opened in 1964 and continues to be a go-to resource for local members of the community.
Despite its significant role in the neighbourhood and long history, Bibliothèque de Salaberry offers a number of very modern services, including membership registration and renewal online as well as other online support such as reader assistance and reservations.
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