We are delighted to welcome students, families, researchers, and readers looking for a quiet place to read. A visit to the Library is a chance for you to discover new books, either by perusing our shelves on your own or by asking our friendly and knowledgeable bilingual staff or volunteers for suggestions.

To join the Morrin Centre or to renew your membership, go HERE. It is also possible to see the Library by purchasing an Individual Day Pass ($5) or Family Day Pass ($10) on site.

Current Library hours are: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday, noon to 4:00 p.m., and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For any changes to the regular Library opening hours, please see our Rates and Opening Hours HERE.

Circulating Collection

Members have access to a collection of over 28,000 books on site as well as an ever expanding collection of e-books and audiobooks on OverDrive. Loan services are reserved for our members, who may borrow books and other documents for a period of three weeks. Members holding an Individual membership can borrow 15 items at a time, while those holding a Family, Friends of the Society, or Patron membership can borrow 20.

For instructions on how to renew or reserve a book, click HERE. ,

New Acquisitions & Book Suggestions

Here are some new books that have recently arrived at the Morrin Centre and book suggestions. We would like to thank La Maison Anglaise bookstore for its generous support of our library collection.

New Acquisitions

2024 Winter Fiction 2023 Fall Fiction 2023 Spring- Summer Fiction 2023 Winter Fiction
2024 Fall Non-Fiction 2023 Fall Non-Fiction 2023 Spring-Summer Non-Fiction  2023 Winter Non-Fiction 

Children’s Reading Suggestions

Reading Suggestions for Young Children

Reading Suggestions for Babies Book Quest: Summer Reading Program Book Suggestions

ESL Reading Suggestions

Reading Suggestions: English as a Second Language


Mobile Morrin

With Mobile Morrin, members can pick up and drop off their library books at the Voice of English-speaking Québec (VEQ).


Consultation of Books from the Special Collections

Upon request, members may consult books from our historical collection of books on-site. The documents in this collection are listed in the library’s online catalogue. For further details, please contact the Head of Library and Collections.

Genealogical Information

Our collection does not feature any genealogical research tools. Our staff members, however, would be delighted to direct you toward useful resources.

English-Language Writing: Past and Present

Quebec City has a rich English-language literary heritage. Consult our bibliography.

We would like to thank La Maison Anglaise bookstore for its generous support of our library collection.