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The BAnQ subscriber's card: your passport to BAnQ

The subscriber's card of Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) is free for all Québec residents. It allows patrons to use all services, collections and equipment offered on-site at the Grande Bibliothèque, at BAnQ Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie and at the BAnQ archives facilities, and to use online services.

To obtain your subscriber's card, you must subscribe to all services.

The card provides access to numerous services relating to borrowing materials, and to other on-site and online services.

The front of the card is in colour and the back is in black and white. There is a number on each side that is useful for various services.

The client number on the front of the card can be used:

Subscriber's card.


At the Grande Bibliothèque

The number for borrowing materials on the back of the card can be used at the Grande Bibliothèque:

Back of the subscriber's card.
  • to check out materials at the ground floor service desk or at self-checkout stations
  • to renew materials at the ground floor service desk, at self-checkout stations or by phone
  • to place holds on materials by phone