Déconfinement: the City of Quebec reopens its libraries

Déconfinement: la Ville de Québec rouvre ses bibliothèques

The libraries of the City of Québec have opened their doors to the public on Tuesday, but with a reduced capacity.

The City of Quebec has announced by way of press release the déconfinement of its facilities. The libraries, in the last few weeks, were open for the collection of books, but they have once again opened their doors on Tuesday. They may not, however, accommodate more than 50 people at a time and the steps of spacing a social need to be met.

The City has indicated that the services would be restored in a phased manner. Users will be able to once again flow between the rays, read a book or use the furniture and the terminals, self-service, photocopiers, printers and scanners. They will have access to the service loan and return of documents, materials, reference service and assistance to the drive and to all of the online services, including the reservation of documents.

Only the computer stations or consultation will not be accessible for the moment. The programming of the cultural activities that are held in the libraries will resume in September.

Community Centres and heritage

The community halls will re-open progressively from 6 July. The houses heritage with a cultural programming have also opened their doors on Tuesday. This includes the Villa Bagatelle, the Maison Léon-Provancher, the maison Dorion-Coulombe, the Centre d’art La Chapelle, Maison Girardin, the historical site of the Visitation, the Maison des Jésuites de Sillery, and the Mill of the Jesuits.

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