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Special Libraries and Archives
These libraries and archives collect resources for a specific purpose.
Purpose: Collects documents related to the visual arts, with a focus on Quebec and Canadian relevance, from 1965 onwards.
Access: Resources may be viewed on-site for free. Guided tours related to a specific topic can be arranged for classes.
Botanical Garden Library (Website)
Purpose: Collects horticulture, botany and landscaping documents in French and English.
Access: Resources may be viewed on-site for free.
Canadian Centre for Architecture (Website)
Purpose: Collects a wide variety of documents related to architects and architecture.
Access: Appointments to view the collection must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Admission fees may apply.
Goethe Institut Library (Website)
Purpose: Collects a variety of German Language resources as well as English and French translations of German resources.
Access: Resources may be viewed on-site for free, however a paid membership is required for borrowing.
Montreal Archives / Archives de Montreal (Website)
Purpose: Collects historical resources related to the city of Montreal.
Access: Free online access is available to virtual exhibitions.
Please Note: This site is only available in French.
Quebec Family History Society (Website)
Purpose: Collects a variety of genealogical resources.
Access: Membership or one-time access fees apply.