Holiday Hours

Thursday, June 24
Thursday, July 1

Closed (St. Jean Baptiste Day)
Closed (Canada Day)

On July 5th, it’s finally happening:
The JPL starts gradually re-opening its doors for in-person visits!

As of July 5, we’ll open by appointment for maximum 1-hour visits by patrons wanting to browse and borrow from our collections in the main library as well as in the Norman Berman Children’s Library. Finally, we are ready to welcome you back to take out books and materials from our collections … SAFELY, of course! Click here to read how it will work:

Curbside service will remain with modified hours. The Archives will be opening for a limited number of research appointments.

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Browsing Hours
Monday – Thursday:
10 am – 2 pm

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New Curbside Hours
Monday – Thursday:
2 – 4 pm

Curbside Pickup Procedure

In accordance with public health guidelines for COVID-19, please take note of the pickup and return procedures below:

  1. You will be contacted by a member of the curbside staff for your appointment. Please be punctual (not early, not late).
  2. You will be allowed to enter the building. You must wear a mask and have your temperature taken at the security desk.
  3. Proceed to the entrance of the library where a member of the curbside staff will be waiting to hand you your books or accept your returns.
  4. You will need to exit the building as soon as you have received or returned your library books to allow the subsequent appointment to be processed.

Curbside Hours

Monday – Wednesday:
11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Thursday:
1:30 – 4:30 pm

Sunday:
12:30 – 3:30 pm
(closed from Jun 27 to Sep 5)

Upcoming Events

In collaboration with other organizations

Thu | Mar 11 | 12:00 pm

The Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies in partnership with the JPL  present a virtual book talk with Dr. Yael Halevi-Wise:

“The Retrospective Imagination of A.B. Yehoshua”
Mercredi 17 mars | 19 h 30

Production de la CSUQ en partenariat avec Dar Al Maghrib, le Centre Culturel Marocain à Montréal et la Bibliothèque Publique Juive

Café litteraire :

“Regards croisés sur les cultures juives, musulmanes, arabes et berbères”

News & Updates

Jacob Issac Segal Awards – Final Winners

BEST QUEBEC BOOK
ON A JEWISH THEME

DR. HIRSH & DVORA ROSENFELD AWARD FOR
YIDDISH LITERATURE

ROSA AND DAVID Z”L FINESTONE TRANSLATION AWARD
FOR A BOOK ON A JEWISH THEME