Borrowing Library Materials

Library members may borrow up to 8 items at a time – but no more than 3 DVDs. eBooks are separate and members may borrow up to 5 of them at a time.

See here for information on borrowing eBooks
See here for information on becoming a member

Loan period

  • Books, CDs and magazines are loaned for 14 days.
  • DVDs are loaned for 7 days.
  • DVD series are loaned for 14 days.


Items may be renewed numerous times as long as they are not on reserve. The renewal time period is the same as the original loan. Renewals can be done over the phone at 514-935-7344 or online.

Online renewal requests denied

A renewal can be denied for the following reasons:

  • The document has been reserved by another member.
  • The document is overdue.
  • There is a balance on your account.
  • Your subscription has expired.


You can phone us at 514-935-7344 and reserve any item in our collection. We will call you when your item becomes available. You have 3 days to pick up the item reserved in your name.


When the Library is closed, you can use the slot in the Atwater Avenue door for returns.

Late fees

Late fees are charged for borrowed documents that have not been returned by the due date.

  • $0.25 per day per book or CD
  • $1.00 per day per DVD