In keeping with the new Montréal, municipal libraries across the island are at the forefront of the City’s cultural development. Rooted in the community, civic, identify-affirming, democratic and accessible, the public library is being called upon today to act as a gathering place for culture in the borough.


Sectoral files 



2005 Diagnosis and Consolidation Plan

The diagnosis helped to identify the characteristics of Montréal’s population, to determine gaps in the services offered and to develop a strategic plan for Montréal’s network of public libraries.

More documentation available in French.

Type of project

Policies and orientations


January, 2005