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At Verdun libraries, everyone has access to a multitude of documents and services.

Membership

To become a member of Verdun's libraries, it's free of charge. However, you must have an Accès Verdun card in order to benefit from the services offered there.

If you don't have this card or if it has expired, you may obtain it for free at the library counter when you go there to join.

For more details on the Accès Verdun card, click on the link below.

+ Accès Verdun Card
Opening Hours

Opening hours are the same for the two libraries.

Monday: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m.– 9 p.m.
Wednesday: 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Thursday: 1 p.m.– 9 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday:
12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Note: Canadiana room and reference services have different schedule. See below.

Verdun Cultural Centre Library
Centre culturel 5955, rue Bannantyne,
Verdun
H4H 1H6
Accessibility Access on Brown street

  • Administration and Accès Verdun card: 514 765-7170
  • Adult library:  514 765-7172
  • Youth library:  514 765-7173
  • Canadiana Room:  514 765-7174
  • Reference Service: 514 765-7014

Reference service schedule
Monday to Thursday: 1 p.m. - 9 p.m.(Closed between 5 p.m.
and 6 p.m.)
Friday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: noon - 5 p.m.

Canadiana room opening hours
From September to end of May:
Monday: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday: noon - 5 p.m.
Starting  June 1 and for summer season:
Monday and Tuesday: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Wednesday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Library of Elgar Community Centre
Centre communautaire Elgar 260, rue Elgar
Verdun
H3E 1C9

  • Youth and Adult branch: 514 765-7266
  • Reference Service: 514 765-7169

Reference service schedule
Monday: 3 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.(Closed between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.)
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Practical information

Reserving documents, loans and renewals

  • You may reserve documents that are currently out on loan. The library will call when the document is returned and you will have three days to come and pick it up.
  • Users must present an Accès Verdun card whenever they borrow books.
  • Users may borrow up to 20 documents at one time, of which five can be audiovisual documents and three periodicals. Books are loaned for three weeks and audiovisual documents and periodicals for one week.
  • Books can be renewed for three weeks, as long as they are not on reserve. Documents cannot be renewed more than once.
  • Renewals can only be performed at the library.
  • Renewals are usually for three more weeks. Users must appear with their cards to perform renewals.
  • Documents on reserve cannot be renewed.
  • Rental best sellers cannot be renewed.

Fines

  • Users who return their documents late must pay a fine.
  • Fines are:
    10 cents per day for general adult collection
    documents.
    5 cents per day for general youth collection
    documents.
    $1 per day for bestsellers.
    50 cents per day for video cassettes, CDs and DVDs.
  • Charges are incurred for lost or damaged documents.
 
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