Bibliothèque Saul-Bellow

Last updated June 17, 2024
3100, rue Saint-Antoine
Montréal, QC H8S 4B8

This library is named after Saul Bellow, winner of the Nobel Prize for literature in 1976. A native of Lachine, he is considered the author who best captured the immigrant experience of coming to America.


Our popular loans and services

You can borrow books, comic books, CDs, DVDs, video games, magazines, board games, and more. Newspapers are available for reading and consulting.

This stimulating environment offers many services: book loans, comic books, CDs, DVDs, video games, magazines, board games, and more. Newspapers are available for reading and consulting.

Loans to discover

For adults

  • Outdoor equipment to borrow during winter
  • KOBO AURA readers
  • Technokits
    Try out new technologies: 3D pencils, touch and graphic tablets, Finch robots, Stop Motion. You can view the complete collection in the binder at the counter. Four-week non-renewable loan at the counter. Do not use the chutes for returns
  • Surprise loans
    Not sure what you want or just curious? Borrow wrapped books on different themes and read them in the comfort of your home.
  • Gardening kits
  • MP3 players
  • Cocooningbags (ten books, activities and surprises)
  • Passes to Montréal museums
  • Musical instruments 

For young people (ages 14 and under)

  • Valises à lire (briefcase brimming with texts)
    Check out a series of briefcases packed with three to five reading materials, each covering a theme. Reserve one online (in French) or by contacting us by phone or email. 
  • Surprise bags
    We carefully stock bags with books and magazines to delight kids of different ages (3-4, 5-7 and 8-9).

Services to discover

For youth only


  • Air conditioning
  • Battery or cell phone drop-off
  • Bike stand
  • Drinking fountain
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Nursing room
  • Vehicle charging station
  • Washroom


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible signage
  • Accessible washrooms
  • Elevator
  • Ground-level entrance
  • Reserved parking spaces (permit)
  • Stroller-friendly



Prints, reusable bags and room rental

Prints 8,5 x 11 ou 8,5 x 14 (B&W)


Prints 8,5 x 11 ou 8,5 x 14 (Color)


Prints11 x 17 (B&W)


Prints 11 x 17 (Color)


Reusable bag


Rental of the large conference room that holds up to 80 people. Includes screen, projector, microphone, lectern, speaker, whiteboard, tables, chairs, coffee machine and kettle.
Educational, literary, cultural, historical or community activities take priority.

Free for recognized Lachine organizations - $10.60/hour + taxes for recognized NPOs that do not meet the conditions of the policy to support NPOs - $79.70/hour + taxes for other Montréal users - $112.05/hour + taxes for non-residents The hourly rate also applies to set-up and dismantling.

Payment methods

  • Cash
  • Credit card (MasterCard, Visa)
  • Debit card

Activities by registration

View classes and activities by registration that are offered in this place:


Visit the French page to see other events at this location.


Bibliothèque Saul-Bellow
3100, rue Saint-Antoine
Montréal, QC H8S 4B8