Recreation and culture

Library

The Legion Memorial Library

The municipal library is now open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.
Guests can browse the book shelves, use the computers and photocopier.
Wearing a mask and disinfecting hands at the entrance to the library remain mandatory.

Please note that you may browse the library’s inventory from home.

Here’s how it will work:

1) Please click on this link to access the PDF file to view the entire library collection. Press CTRL + F to search an item. This PDF file can also be found on the library webpage at potton.ca. Please note that this list does not reflect the availability of the books.

2) You can send us your requests by email at bibliotheque@potton.ca. Please include your name and the telephone number with your order. We will confirm your reservations via email Wednesdays through Fridays.

3) You can also call us between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to order your books.
Note: Due to high demand, we will need to limit the check-out of new releases to two (2) per patron.

Good news! The new online circulation service will soon be operational! To ensure that we always keep you informed, you may contact the library at 450 292-3948 to confirm, modify or add your email address to your existing contact information.

PREVIOUS BOOK LOANS
All previous books loans before the pandemic are due on July 4th. Last chance to return your books without penalty before August 15th. 

The library is located on the second floor of the town hall and has over 10,000 books; including extensive reference and local history sections which are both in French and in English. The library also features a generous collection of DVDs, Videos, CDs, audio books and magazines which are available to the public. You will also find a children’s corner with an abundant selection of both French and English children’s books. The library has the latest new arrivals and there is also a request book available if you are looking for a book that is not on our shelves.

Operating Hours

Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
Saturday:
10:00 a.m. to noon

Services

The library has three computers and they all have high-speed internet access, word software and are available for printing if necessary. Throughout the library, there is also a wireless network connection (password required) available if customers wish to use their wireless devices. In addition, the library offers photo and fax services for a minimal fee.

Art Exhibits and Guest Speakers

***No exhibition until further notice
The library is proud to promote local artist. Art exhibits are on rotation on a monthly basis. The library also invites a wide variety of guest speakers to host interesting workshops, most are offered free of charge. To join the mailing list or for more information: (450) 292 3948 or bibliotheque@potton.ca.

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