Digital library

Last updated December 13, 2021

Montréal’s libraries house a rich collection of easily accessible digital documents offered free of charge, including books, international newspapers and online courses. There are hundreds of options in multiple languages.

A library card is all that’s needed to connect free of charge to the digital library’s partner platforms.

Digital and audio books

You can read online using two platforms: Pretnumerique for books in French and English, and Overdrive for books in English only.

Newspapers and magazines

A total of three platforms let you read newspapers and magazines from Quebec and elsewhere (PressReader and Eureka) as well as view learned publications (Erudit).

Courses in languages, music, computing, etc.

You can take online training courses in practically any field via three platforms: Toutapprendre, Cybersec101 and Alphanumerique.

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