IMPORTANT UPDATE

Our Summer 2022 hours are:

Mondays to Thursdays: 10 am to 5:30 pm

Starting Jun 26, we are closed on Sundays.

Research appointments to the JPL Archives continue to be available by clicking here.

No appointments are needed to browse or research in the Main Library.

The Library is closed on the following days:

  • Fri Jun 24 – Saint Jean-Baptiste Day
  • Fri Jul 1 – Canada Day

Norman Berman Children’s Library

Families must always stay together and children must be accompanied at all times when visiting NBCL.

Starting on Sun Jun 26, we will be closed on Sundays for the remainder of the summer.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Effective immediately, all visitors to the building must be fully vaccinated, provide proof of double vaccination and wear a mask at all times.

If you do not have the vaccine passport and are returning library material, you will need to leave it at the Security Desk. Library staff will be called to retrieve your books.

New regular hours:

Monday through Thursday:
10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday:
10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

ERRATUM:

The Jewish Book Month ad in Saturday’s Gazette featured the wrong date for the The Boss Maidel Conversation with Fiona Davis.
The correct date for this event is Tuesday, November 30th.

Upcoming Events

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The JPL’s Travelling Rare and Antiquarian Books Workshop

Seating is limited to 25 people and the event will close when full.
Click here for more info and for FREE registration

Help expand our collection for youth!

WeWantYourSuggestion

We’d love to hear your suggestions for favourite YA or children’s titles.
Fill out our online suggestion form and you can help expand our collection.

Some of our special collections

The life and work of famous Montreal
Yiddish writer and poet Rachel Korn

The Dr. Michael Paul
Rare Books Collection

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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

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