Montréal, QC H4E 3H6
Marie Uguay, the poet, lived in this neighbourhood, and the library that bears her name serves the largest population of the Sud-Ouest: the Ville-Émard and Côte-Saint-Paul wards. The Maison de la Culture (arts centre) shares the building and is also named after the poet.
This branch has taken on the duty and the pleasure of promoting poets and their works, as a way of perpetuating the memory of Marie Uguay.
The library has a meeting room for adults, an event room for children, and is now open every day. It also features 11 computer stations and several work tables.
The Bibliothèque Marie-Uguay is the first library in the city’s network to have a workstation adapted to the needs of people with disabilities.
The adapted workstation includes the following equipment:
- Adjustable height table
- Large print keyboard with black letters on a yellow background (for the visually impaired)
- Ergonomic mouse
- Station equipped with voice recognition software (Dragon)
- Station equipped with screen reader software (NVDA)
- Marie-Uguay collection of Québec poetry
- Spanish language collection for adults and children
- Loans of board games for adults and children
- Winter equipment loans
- Sensory kit loans
- Video game loans
- Music CD loans
- DVD and Blu-Ray loans
- Audio books
- Audio books in mp3 format
- Large print books
The Montréal library network is always adding titles to its digital platform. You can find books, newspapers, language courses, music, games and more. Once a month, the city’s librarians share their recent digital favourites. For children, for adults, by theme, there is something for everyone. Enjoy the content whenever you want: seven days a week, 24 hours a day!