Web maintenance: Aug. 5 to 6


Bibliocommons, our catalogue provider, will be performing system maintenance and will be inaccessible from Aug. 5 to 6 from 10 pm to 4 am. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Temporary closure: Alta Vista


Due to upgrades to the front entrance, the Alta Vista branch will be closed from July 26 to August 17. There will be no returns or holds pick-up during that time. Alta Vista branch will reopen August 18 at 10 am.   

Step 3: More services inside most open branches


Browsing, public computers, newspapers and magazines are available inside most of our 31 open branches, with capacity limits for two-metre distancing. Up to 200 items can also be put on hold.

Starting July 26:

Mask-wearing remains mandatory inside, and outside in line. For more details, go to Current Branch Services.

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Love is in the air…. during romance awareness month


“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you.” —A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh


One doesn’t have to wait until February to celebrate love, and romance, for August brings Romance Awareness month!  Romance Awareness month was created by Celebrate Romance founder Eileen Buchheim, with the intention of helping couples reignite those sparks, and work on their relationships all through the year.

Romance Awareness month can be celebrated in many ways, from holding hands, writing a love letter, having a special date night, and/or…reading a great romance novel!

Here are some book lists to help celebrate and partake in romance awareness month!

Romance Awareness Month...for adults!by charmaine_library

#romanceawarenessmonth #August #romance #fiction #non-fiction

L'amour est dans l'air.... pendant le mois de la sensibilisation à l'amourby charmaine_library

#Mois de la sensibilisation à la romance #août #la romance #les romans #les documentaires

Romance Awareness Month...for teens! / Mois de la sensibilisation à la romance... pour les adolescents !by HA_teen

#romanceawarenessmonth #August #romance #fiction #non-fiction #teens #Mois de la sensibilisation à la romance #août #la romance #les romans #les documentaires #les ados