Baie-D'Urfé Library

Hours

Monday 2:30-5:00pm & 7:00-9:00pm
Tuesday 2:30-5:00pm & 7:00-9:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am-12:00pm & 2:30-9:00pm
Thursday 2:30-5:00pm & 7:00-9:00pm
Friday 2:30-5:00pm & 7:00-9:00pm
Saturday 1:30-4:00pm
Sunday 1:30-4:00pm
Click here for a list of holiday closures.

Location

20551 ch. Lakeshore Baie-D'Urfé (Québec) H9X 1R3

The Library is located in the Whiteside Taylor Center, situated between the Fritz Farm Community Center and the Red Barn along Lakeshore Road in Baie-D'Urfé, Quebec.

About Us

The BDU Library is a recreational library carrying non-fiction and fiction books, magazines, DVDs, and CDs for both adults and children. We offer WiFi as well as a computer with internet access. The daily operations of the library are provided by volunteers from the community with staff focused on cataloging and other technical aspects of the library’s operation.

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Library Programs

Library Services

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Children

Chess Club

The Chess Club meets the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at 2pm. Come play chess! The next club meeting is March 16th!

Lego Club

Join us on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7pm for creative play and Lego building challenges. No registration required. The next club meeting is on March 26th!

Activities at the library

Canada Reads 2019 Listening Party

Every day, from March 25th to March 28th at 11:00, the library will be streaming the Canada Reads 2019 debates! Join us for light refreshments and a lively discussion on which books all of Canada should read in 2019!

Beginner's Quilting Class

Interested in learning how to quilt? Register for the library’s beginner quilting classes! Classes take place every 1st and 3rd Monday from 10:00 to 12:00. The first classes are April 1st and 15th! Sign up at the library today!

World Bi-Polar Day: Story Sharing and Discussion

Globally, communities mark World Bipolar Day each March. Let’s meet to share stories… Learn from each other… Help break the stigma around bipolar disorder.

Everyone is welcome: people with bipolar, their family members, friends, and allies, mental health workers, and interested community members. Please join us in the library March 29th at 2:30 to share your own bipolar stories, or just to learn from the experiences of others.

Baie-D'Urfé Library Book Club

The Book Club meets the 1st Thursday of the month at 2:30pm. Please contact the library for more information.

April 4 we will be discussing "Born a Crime" by Trevor Noah.

May 2 we will be discussing "Little Fires Everywhere" by Celeste Ng.

Microsoft Computer Skills Class

Come improve your computer skills at the library! Microsoft classes are held (in English) every 3rd Wednesday of the month, from 2:30pm to 3:30pm:

  • PowerPoint Basics for PC: March 20th
  • Outlook and Email Basics for PC: April 17th

Sign up at the library! Before registering for the workshops, make sure you can bring your own laptop, and that you have one of the Microsoft Office programs installed!

Knit Night: Third Friday of the month from 7pm-9pm

Bring in your knitting projects, your questions, your expertise! All welcome. March 15, April 19, May 17th.

Chess Club

The Chess Club meets the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at 2pm. Come play chess! The next club meeting is March 16th!

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Baie-D'Urfe Language Group (BULG)

BULG meets in the library for conversational language learning. For more information visit their website.

Exhibitions

Artists interested in diplaying work at our library, please contact us at biblio@baie-durfe.qc.ca


Library Services

Membership:

Library membership is free to all residents of Baie D'Urfé, and each member may borrow up to 9 items for 3 weeks. Non-Resident user fees are posted at the library.

Borrow from a wide range of Fiction and Nonfiction books, as well as Magazines, Music CD's, Talking Books and Videos/DVDs for both Adults and Junior members.

Library members can now renew loans and place reserves online!Click here for instructions to access your account online.

Fines:

Overdue adult books and all audiovisual materials are fined $0.20 per day per item with a maximum of $4.00. Overdue children's books are fined $0.10 per day per item with a maximum of $2.00.

Home Library Service

We offer a delivery service for Baie-D'Urfé residents who cannot come in to the library. Click here for more information.

Inter-Library-Loan

We participate in inter-library-loan service, which allows our users to access some books we do not have in our collections, by borrowing them from other public libraries in the province. For more information about this service, please see our policy, or call the library to speak with the librarian.

Computers:

We offer public access to one iPad, one computer, and a printer/scanner. We also offer free public WiFi.

Click here for instructions on how to connect to our WiFi. Click here for our terms of service.

Volunteers:

The Town of Baie-D'Urfé prides itself on its vast number of community volunteers, and the library is part of this volunteer network. The library welcomes all willing volunteers!

Click here for our annual report of activities and statistics for 2017.