Join Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) offers two types of subscriptions:

  1. A subscription to all services, on-site and online, which entitles the patron to a subscriber's card.
  2. A subscription to online services, which provides access to digital resources requiring login on BAnQ's Web portal.

In either case, joining is free of charge for all Québec residents.


Top. Subscribe to online services

Subscription to online services (for Québec residents only) lets you:


Top. All service subscription

A subscription to all services entitles patrons to:

  • view "My account" and modify certain personal information
  • remotely access online resources that require login
  • hold a subscriber's card
  • check out materials at the ground floor service desk or at self-checkout stations
  • renew loans at the ground floor service desk, at self-checkout stations, online or by phone
  • place a hold on materials at catalogue stations, online or by phone
  • reserve and use multimedia stations and have Internet access
  • reserve and use film viewing stations
  • check out interlibrary loans
  • use digital scanners/printers, microforms and have access to certain materials in the National collection available only upon request, specifically periodicals
  • view, at the Grande Bibliothèque, unique copies of certain materials in the Heritage collections
  • use the language laboratory
  • use group rooms, electronic music rooms, research carrels and the adapted work room for patrons with visual impairments, by reservation

Our partners

Ville de Montréal. Fondation de BAnQ. Les Amis de BAnQ. Catalogue des bibliothèques du Québec. RDAQ. RFN.