Jewish Public Library, Montreal

4.3
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The Jewish Public Library or JPL (French: Bibliothèque publique juive, Yiddish: ייִדישע פֿאָלקס ביבליאָטעק‎) is a public library in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, founded in 1914. The library contains the largest circulating collection of Judaica in North America. The JPL has close to 4000 members, and receives 700 to 800 visitors weekly. A constituent agency of Federation CJA, the Jewish Public Library is independent of the Montreal Public Libraries Network and instead receives its funding from the city's Jewish community, membership fees, donations and endowments.
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  • This library, which caters mostly to the Montreal Jewish community is a great place to pick up a book, movie, or newspaper related to Judaism and/or Israel, and many other cultural writings.  more »
  • L E right is IN the west, I found rare books and it was a treat. The welcome is warm and the staff very friendly - there is even a little restaurant k adorable I recommend going
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  • Excellent! Clean wide and large open to the small number OF visitors it receives daily. Plenty of activities on the side line. Check the calendar. Limited computer and printing facilities. An oasis for children books.as for grown ups discounted price bookS always on the racks. Worth a short drop in whenever you are in the proximity of the library! An excellent director currently runs the place!
  • nice friendly quiet
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