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Schedule

Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm | Thursday and Friday from noon to 8 pm

 

You can borrow digital books anytime from our online catalog.

 

Late fees have now been abolished! 

As part of the international « Fine Free Library » movement to democratize access to library services and resources, the municipal council and administration have decided to abolish late fees.

  • You must return your books before you can borrow any new ones.
  • A courtesy notice will be sent 2 days prior to the due date.  Two other notices will follow 7 days then 14 days after the due date.
  • 21 days after the due date, the book will be declared lost and an invoice will be sent to the member, to cover the cost its replacement. The invoice amount will include the price of the document in question, calculated at its market value or, if it is no longer available, at the price of a similar document, plus administrative fees as set by the Municipality of Rawdon’s pricing regulation.

Contact us!
Do you need help registering online? Do you have any questions? The library team is here to help!

Information
450 834-2596, ext. 7162
bibliotheque@rawdon.ca

Address
3643 Queen St.
Rawdon (Québec)  J0K 1S0


The Alice-Quintal Library is a world of discovery for kids, teens, adults and seniors. Everyone in your family will find something of interest in our collection of over 50,000 documents, books, audio books, magazines, newspapers, large print books, in French and English.

You will have access to documents from throughout the region as well as the province of Quebec via the national interlibrary network. Alice-Quintal library is also a recreational area for conferences, breakfast chats, book signings, storytelling, book clubs and more!

It offers high speed Internet and free Wi-Fi. It is also virtually accessible 24/7, and where you can consult your file, renew library loans, reserve books/documents without leaving the comfort of your home!

The qualified staff and dedicated volunteers of the Alice-Quintal Library bid you a warm welcome.

Registration for activities at 450 834.2596, ext.7160 or at loisirs@rawdon.ca


ACTIVITIES FOR YOUTH

Rat Biboche Virtual Story time | February to July
Presented by the ABPLLL – Association des bibliothèques publiques Laval, Laurentides, Lanaudière.

On the 1st of each month, from February 1st to July 1st 2022, a virtual story time video clip will be presented on Club du Rat Biboche Youtube channel.

Watch the videoclips


Check out our Events section.

Did you know that, as a member of the Alice-Quintal Library, you have access to a collection of more than 2,200 digital books?  Reserve your book now! It’s easy and accessible.

To access the digital book collection.

The catalog gives you access to the library portal, allows you to make digital loans , consult resources and much more!

Access the online catalog.

Don’t forget to regularly update your  “favorites”!

Procedures

  • Membership is free for all Rawdon résidents and tax payers (proof of residency and identity required).
  • Non-resident members: $40 per year.
  • Child under the age of 14: the card must be signed by a parent or guardian.
  • Replacement of a lost or damaged membership card: $5.

By registering, the member agrees to abide by the library rules.

Renewal

  • Loans can be renewed twice at the library with the documents, by Internet with your PIN or by telephone.
  • Reserved or overdue documents cannot be renewed.

Responsibilities

  • The member is responsible for the documents borrowed.  No home repairs are allowed.  The books are repaired by trained people with specialized equipment.
  • Any lost or damaged document must be reimbursed, including administration fees and applicable taxes.

Services and regulations (pdf 1,10 Mo)

It’s back!  Take, sow, reap and bring back!

Various types of seeds are available, including the Savignac tomato.

Choose your seedlings via the library’s online catalog or directly at the circulation desk.

Email : commisbiblio@rawdon.ca  | Telephone: 450 834-2596, ext. 7162

Services offered by the Library

  • Loan of documents
  • Reservation of documents
  • Purchase suggestions
  • Interlibrary loans
  • Computers available on site
  • Online user file
  • New arrivals section
  • Assistance and advice in finding documents
  • Information desk
  • Assistance with the catalog
  • Black and white photocopying service
  • Animation and activities
  • Internet access and Wi-FI
  • Book drop
  • Mobile library at the seniors’ residences

Mira

Since 1994 in Quebec, Mira has been committed to raising public awareness regarding the recovery of, among other things, printer ink cartridges. Not only is this a concrete gesture for the environment, it also finances the training of several Mira dogs.

The Club Optimiste de Rawdon invites you to bring aluminum can tabs,  plastic bread bag ties, cell phones and laser/inkjet printer cartridges to the Library.

CHANGING LIVES, ONE DOG AT A TIME