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Opening hours extended Friday evenings

Effective September 9, 2016, patrons of the Grande Bibliothèque will be able to enjoy not only the ground floor but also Levels 1 to 4 and the National Collection until 10 pm whereas those floors currently close at 6 pm on Friday: four additional hours! As for the Espace Jeunes, it will be accessible until 8 pm.

Do you want to visit one of the exhibits at the Grande Bibliothèque, reserve a group room for school work or borrow a CD/DVD or a video game? The library will be open!

This extension of the opening hours has been made possible by the renewal of BAnQ's agreement with Ville de  Montréal and the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications under which the Grande Bibliothèque serves as a central library for Montrealers and Montréal libraries.

The agreement will also serve to accelerate the development of BAnQ’s large digital collection, which is available for the benefit of Montrealers as well as all Quebecers. It will promote the exchange of expertise and will enhance the collaboration between the BAnQ and Bibliothèques de Montréal teams.

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BAnQ and BnF Renew their Cooperation Master Agreement

The renewal of the master agreement between Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) and Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) was ratified today during the conference of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), which is being held this year in Columbus, Ohio.

This three-year agreement provides a general framework for cooperation between the two institutions on topics concerning their respective missions and formalizes the continuation of common projects. It will be completed by annual action plans that will be defined jointly by the two organizations.

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  • L'économie, c'est pas compliqué

    L'économie, c'est pas compliqué
    Gérald Fillion et François Delorme
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

  • Mémoire de fille

    Mémoire de fille
    Annie Ernaux
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

  • Revue Liberté

    Revue Liberté
    No. 312, Été 2016
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

  • Je suis heureux!

    Je suis heureux!
    Angèle Delaunois et Philippe Béha
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    PDF

  • Comment s'éteint la liberté

    Comment s'éteint la liberté
    Robert Louis Calder
    Collection patrimoniale
    PDF

  • Le quinoa et le sarrasin pour votre santé

    Le quinoa et le sarrasin pour votre santé
    Colombe Plante
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

  • Iotékha'

    Iotékha'
    Robert Lalonde
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    PDF

  • Ensemble encore

    Ensemble encore
    Yves Bonnefoy
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

  • Purity

    Purity
    Jonathan Franzen
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

  • The cottages of Quebec

    The cottages of Quebec
    Ramsay Traquair
    Collection patrimoniale
    PDF

  • Les Parisiens sont pires que vous ne le croyez

    Les Parisiens sont pires que vous ne le croyez
    Louis-Bernard Robitaille
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

  • Before the Fall

    Before the Fall
    Noah Hawley
    OverDrive
    MP3

  • Un fauteuil sur la Seine

    Un fauteuil sur la Seine
    Amin Maalouf
    Numilog
    ePub

  • La philosophie et les femmes

    La philosophie et les femmes
    Jacques Senécal
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

  • Vie du frère Didace

    Vie du frère Didace
    R.P. Frédéric de Ghyvelde
    Collection patrimoniale
    PDF

  • Chasseur d'aurores

    Chasseur d'aurores
    Jean Lilensten
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

  • L'Ère-seconde

    L'Ère-seconde
    Philippe Boutin et autres
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

  • I Let You Go

    I Let You Go
    Clare Mackintosh
    OverDrive
    ePub, OverDriveRead

  • Esclave et bourreau

    Esclave et bourreau
    Serge Bilé
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

  • Mon p'tit radio

    Mon p'tit radio
    Jean Nel
    Collection patrimoniale
    PDF

  • Keep Me Posted

    Keep Me Posted
    Lisa Beazley
    OverDrive
    MP3

  • Brunetti entre les lignes

    Brunetti entre les lignes
    Donna Leon
    Numilog
    ePub

  • Work Like Any Other

    Work Like Any Other
    Virginia Reeves
    OverDrive
    ePub, OverDriveRead

  • Genius Wars

    Genius Wars
    Catherine Jinks
    Numilog
    ePub

  • Sauvages du Canada

    Sauvages du Canada
    Jacques Grasset Saint-Sauveur
    Collection patrimoniale
    PDF

Denière mise à jour Monday, 22 August 2016

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