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SQLA: Service québécois du livre adapté - Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec.

General information

Braille book reading.

Telephone service

Opening hours

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 am to 6 pm
Thursday and Friday: 10 am. to 8 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm


Contact information

Montréal area: 514 873-4454
Elsewhere in Québec: 1 866 410-0844


The in-library services of the Service québécois du livre adapté (SQLA) are available in the Grande Bibliothèque building, located at:

475, boulevard De Maisonneuve Est
Montréal (Québec)
H2L 5C4

Registration form

You can obtain a registration form at the reception desk of the Grande Bibliothèque or request it by phone.

Reservation of the adapted work room and multimodal stations

The Grande Bibliothèque has an adapted work room with a number of multimodal stations. These consultation stations are equipped with a braille display, a voice synthesizer, character-enlarging software, an optical digitizer and a braille printer. It is possible to reserve a station by calling 514 873-4454 or, toll free, 1 866 410-0844.

Personalized service

Qualified personnel are on hand to inform subscribers about how the library works, guide them toward appropriate documentary resources, and provide assistance in using the catalogues and various tools placed at their disposal. In the library, staff assigned to persons with disabilities accompany subscribers from the moment they arrive, to facilitate their access to the collections and services they wish to use.

Assistive services action plan for 2015-2016 [French only]

Politique d'accessibilité de BAnQ [French only]