Baie-D'Urfé Library


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.


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.

The Library will be closed for Easter March 30 - April 1, 2018 (open regular hours on Monday April 2).

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Library Programs

Library Services

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Read and Do Book Club

A book club for 9 to 12 year olds. On the 2nd Tuesday of each month, from 5pm-6pm, we get together to discuss the book we read and do some fun activities.

April 10: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein

May 8: Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh

Lego Club

Join us on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7pm for creative play and Lego building challenges. March 27, April 24, May 22.

Activities at the library

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

March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15. Bring in your knitting projects, your questions, your expertise. All welcome.

Baie-D'Urfé Library Book Club

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

April 5 we will be discussing "Asylum" by Jeannette de Beauvoir.

May 3 we will be discussing "The Measure of Darkness" by local author Liam Durcan.

Quebec Writers Out Loud: Liam Durcan

Thursday May 3 at 3:30pm local author Liam Durcan will give a reading in the library.

Presented in partnership with the Quebec Writers' Federation

NFB Film Club

Documentaries from the National Film Board of Canada

Screenings take place on the second Thursday of the month at 7pm

April 12: Gulîstan, Land of Roses

(in Kurdish with English subtitles) They belong to the PKK, the Kurdistan Workers’ Party. Their mission? Defend Kurdish territory in Iraq and Syria, and defeat ISIS. They are the future of a people and the hidden face of a highly mediatized war: the female, feminist face in the fight against barbarism.

May 10: Freelancer on the Front Lines

This film follows a Canadian freelance reporter across the Middle East. It shows the thorny geopolitical realities shaped by the events transforming the region and explores how journalism practices have changed in the age of the Internet.

June 14: Memento Mori

With remarkable access to Canada’s busiest organ-transplant hospital, this documentary brings viewers face-to-face with stories of life and death, and the impossible decisions that tragedy demands. From the very beginning to the final frame, filmmaker Niobe Thompson grips viewers in a relentless, emotional embrace and propels them from moments of unexpected joy to unbearable heartbreak.

Writing Workshop: Thursday March 22 at 7pm

Join author and publisher Melinda Cochrane as she shares tips and exercises that will inspire your writing practice.

Writers' Open Mic: Thursday April 26 at 7:30pm

Read your work in front of a friendly audience. All are welcome and readings are limited to 5 minutes each.

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Baie-D'Urfe Language Group (BULG)

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


Beaconsfield Quilters Guild....March - April 15, 2018.

Paintings by Dominique Desrochers...April/May, 2018.

Artists interested in diplaying work at our library, please contact us at

Library Services


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.