Grande bibliothèque / BAnQ

475 de Maisonneuve East Blvd
North Site, corner of Ontario St and Berri St


Free admission

Created by the merger of the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec with the Grande bibliothèque du Québec (2002), and then with the Archives nationales du Québec (2006), Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) has as its mission to acquire, preserve and disseminate publications, archival materials and films constituting Quebec and Quebec-related heritage. As a key player of the knowledge society and a genuine cultural hub, BAnQ strives to democratize access to knowledge. It carries out its activities in 12 facilities which are open to the public across Quebec.