Reopening of shelves
In accordance with the latest sanitary directives, the library is reopening its shelves to the public. As of Saturday July 3rd, 2021, it is again possible to come on site to choose your own books, without a reservation being required.
Certain health instructions must be observed:
- A person or a family bubble is admitted one at a time.
- No consultation can be made on site.
- Wearing a mask is required for people over twelve (12) years old.
- Due to distancing, no computer or workstation is accessible for the moment.
Wednesday: 10 am to 2 pm*
Saturday: 10 am to noon*
*subject to change
Frances (Fran) Jones is the person responsible for the Library: Contact us
The library offers books in English for all age groups, reference books and some periodicals. French-books are available for children at all times.
The library is a member of Réseau Biblio Laurentides. The interlibrary loan service is also available and provides access to over 500,000 books, of which over 90% are in French. Members wishing to obtain French books can use it for free.
The Laurentian Library Network also offers online access to digital books and resources (English and French), magazines, language courses and office automation software, encyclopedias, as well as career and employment resources. To access these online resources, you must be a member of the library and get your personal identification number (PIN). For additional information, please contact the library.
Also, subscribers have access to a French collection by subscribing free of charge to the Huberdeau and Montcalm libraries.
The library holds a free lecture series during the year on various topics of interest. For information, see the schedule of lectures in the events calendar or contact the library.
Residents of Arundel, Montcalm and Huberdeau : free
Individual – 6 months : $ 20
Individual – 12 months : $ 35
Family – 6 months : $ 40
Family – 12 months : $ 50
$ 0.25 per working day/per book.
The maximum amount for late fees is the cost or replacement value of the book + 15% administrative fee.
In case of breakage or loss, the amount required will be the cost or replacement value + 15% administrative fee.
You are entitled to six (6) documents (books and periodicals) for a period of three weeks. Your subscription card is necessary and required to borrow any document.
You can also proceed on the Internet on the Réseau BIBLIO des Laurentides website, with your personal identification number (PIN).
If you want a novel, documentary or any other volume that is not on the shelves, make an application to the clerks and they will book it for you or request it from another library.
A Croque-livres was recently made public at Arundel Post Office located at 14, Doctor Henry road. It was initiated by students from Arundel Elementary School.
What is the Croque-livres initiative?
Inspired by the approach “Take a book or give a book,” the initiative of “Croque-livre” is a network of book sharing clubs for young people aged 0 to 12 years of Quebec. Launched in September 2014, the initiative aims to bring together and engage communities around the pleasure of reading. Adopted and supported by organizations, institutions, companies or individuals, the Croque-livres are drop points that offer children and their families free access to shared books.
Some editions on the history of Arundel
- The Tweedsmuir Village Histories
The public can access two computers connected to the Internet during business hours . An appointment is suggested during the summer months.
Two (2) Wi -Fi wireless networks self-service (no password) are also available on the grounds of the City Hall. The first is located in the Library and extends into the parking lot and the second is located in the Beaven Creek Pavilion.