Library Services

Contact Information

Library Services

H.J. Hemens Municipal Library
339 Grande-Côte Road
Rosemère, QC J7A 1K2

Telephone: 450 621-3500, ext. 7221
Fax: 450 621-6131
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Regular Schedule
(September to May)

Monday: 1 to 9 p.m.
Tuesday: 1 to 9 p.m.
Wednesday: 1 to 9 p.m.
Thursday: 1 to 9 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: noon to 4:30 p.m.

Summer Schedule
(June, July and August)

Monday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

The library is closed for the following holidays:

  • Easter (March 31 to April 2, 2018)
  • Victoria Day (May 21, 2018)
  • Québec’s Fête Nationale (June 23 and 24, 2018)
  • Canada Day (June 30 and July 1, 2018)
  • Labour Day (September 3, 2018)
  • Thanksgiving (October 8, 2018)
  • Christmas and New Year’s (December 25-26, 2018, and January 1 and 2, 2019)

In an environment fostering reading, research, discussion and participation, the library offers a host of services:

  • Loan of documents
  • Access to on-site reference
  • Reader and reference assistance
  • Computerized catalogue
  • IT laboratory
  • Work room
  • Reading room
  • Program of cultural activities
  • Introduction to the library

Loan Service

Membership allows subscriber to borrow up to 16 documents for a period of three weeks (10 books, 10 magazines, four audiovisual documents or four e-books).

For any document returned late, a charge of $0.10 per day, per document will apply.

Telephone or online reservation and renewal

Any document in circulation can be reserved. A maximum of four reservations per user. The subscriber has 48 hours to take possession of the reserved document.

A document can be renewed at the counter, by telephone or online, unless it has been reserved by another member. No late document can be renewed by telephone. Maximum of two renewals.

Loans between libraries

It is possible to borrow documents from other libraries in the region or the Bibliothèque Nationale du Québec, subject to availability.

A maximum of two documents can be borrowed at one time.

Reader and reference assistance

Qualified personnel introduce members to the library’s operations, providing them with support and advice in their research or steering them to other professional or institutional resources.

Computer laboratory

At the loans counter or by telephone, adult and child members and non-members can reserve a computer station providing access to countless virtual resources including the Internet, office systems software and multiple databases.

A maximum of two hours per session.

What’s happening

  • Public consultation
  • Honored citizen
  • Council meetings / Webdiffusion
  • Roadwork Info