Library

Services

Welcome to breastfed babies

A breastfeeding corner has been set up in the library to openly welcome mothers who wish to breastfeed their babies on site. Armchairs and cushions are placed at their disposal in a discreet place to allow them to breastfeed in comfort.

Loans

Item type

Loan period

Maximum per person

Books, periodicals, puzzles, DVDs

3 weeks

10

E-books

3 weeks

4

Fines (per item, per business day)

Child: $0.10
Adult: $0.25
Maximum of $10

Renewals

Items can be renewed by going to the online catalogue, by signing in to your user account or by visiting the library in person.

Holyday Loans

A special six-week loan is available to those going on holiday.

Inter-library loans

If the library does not have the item you are looking for, it may be able to find it at another library and borrow it from there. There may be a lead time and fee for this service.

Lost or damaged books

Library users are responsible for damage to or loss of the items they borrow. If a book gets damaged, please do not try to fix it yourself (for example using glue or tape). The library entrusts this work to specialists. However, do let the circulation desk know about the damage to the item.
Users who lose an item must pay the item’s original cost, a $2 fee and the book binding cost (if applicable).

Collection

The library offers users a collection of close to 42,000 items, 77 periodical subscriptions, 2,000 DVDs and 1800 e-books.
The computerized catalogue can be searched by title, author, subject, series, publisher or keyword. The collection contains various types of items, such as novels, books on various topics, magazines, albums, children’s cartoons and adult cartoons, children’s puzzles, DVDs and children’s audiobooks.

Reference works

The reference collection, which includes encyclopedias, dictionaries and atlases, may be consulted in the library only.

English-language items

Approximately 15% of the collection consists of English-language items. Works of fiction, albums and novels for children are in a separate section, while documentaries are shelved together with the French-language items.

Periodicals

The library subscribes to more than 77 periodicals that library users may borrow. Note that the current issue of a periodical must be read in the library and cannot be taken out.

E-books loans

E-book loans is available at the library since 2012. The collection contains close to 1500 e-books that library users can download for free to a computer or reader. The e-books are exclusively by Quebec authors.

Book drop

When the library is closed, users may return items using the book drop on the outside of the building.

Holds and suggestions for purchase

Users may place a hold on an item in person at the circulation desk or online using the catalogue. If the item you are looking for is not in the catalogue, you can submit a suggestion for purchase via our catalogue by completing the suggestion form.

Photocopies

Black and white: 25¢/copy
Colour: $1/copy
Multimedia and Internet room
  • 11 workstations
  • High-speed Internet + Wi-Fi
  • Software: Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Black-and-white and colour printers

Use of computer equipment

  •  Computer equipment may be used by any resident of Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot, free of charge, during the library’s hours of operation, on presentation of a library card.
  • Non-residents may use computer equipment for a fee of $2 for the first hour and $1 for each additional hour.
  • The black-and-white printer may be used for 25¢/page and the colour printer for $1/page.
  • Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult, and both must share the same computer.
  • Computers may be used for one hour, and must then be given to the next person in line.
  • Computers may not be reserved.

Group Tours

If arrangements are made in advance, we will be pleased to give library tours and present our main services to various groups (for example daycare, preschool or school groups).

Home service

Home service is for seniors or persons with a disability who are unable to visit the library. Volunteers regularly visit your residence, bringing books that match your interests or that you have requested.
To use this service or obtain more information, call 514-453-0013.