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The tree of books

This most unusual sculpture by the expert hands of Bill Kidwell, sculptor, and Alain Durocher, designer, is an amalgam of three towering trunks of oak, built a dozen shelves for books which are protected from the weather by windows plexiglass. Already stocked with books of all kinds (documentaries, fiction, books for children and teenagers, new collections ...) from employees of the Mont-Laurier library and anonymous donations, the books Tree catching the eye of readers and develop a taste for reading. People are invited to books and to also bring. All for free!

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François Le Répaparateur

The wall of François Répaparateur. François is a puppet and his puppet is a great toolbox filled with books. François is a tractor mechanic.

Murale de François Le Répaparateur

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Toussaint-Lachapelle Park

In this park we can admire the Lièvre River and the hydroelectric dam Rapide-de-l'Orignal. The park has benches, a sandbox, and games for children.

You can also admire the sculpture "The Draveur" by Roger Langevin, a sculptor from the region, whose work has an international reputation. This sculpture represents a log driver at work.

This park is named after one of the first doctors in the village who was also an industrialist; he co-founded the Bellerive wood veneer plant. The park site was originally occupied by the residence of Dr. Oscar Godard, who was, also, one of the first doctors to settle in Mont-Laurier, at the beginning of the century.

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Papeterie des Hautes-Rivières Bookstore

Come see us for our large inventory of books. 
We also now have a website for both paper and digital books, visit the
Monday to Wednesday: 8 h 00 to 17 h 30
Thursday and Friday: 8 am 00 to 21 h 00
Saturday: 9 am 00 to 17 h 00
Sunday: Closed
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The Central Library is located in downtown Mont-Laurier; the other two branches are located in Saint-Jean-sur-le-Lac and Val-Limoges. Whatever your choice, you will find a warm and friendly welcome and a helpful reference service to address every reader’s needs. Whether for recreation, cultural and information, our libraries are open to all citizens regardless of age, level of education or needs.

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Maison Alix-Bail

The priest François-Xavier-Antoine Labelle (1833-1891), promoter of the colonization of the Laurentians, travelled up the Lièvre River in 1885 and visited the area of ​​L’Orignal rapids. Judging the farmland to be worth cultivating, he convinced farmers to settle there. The same year, Solime Alix (1856-1927), George and Bail Adolphe as well as Georges Hudon settled near the rapids and quickly erected a temporary shelter. In 1889, Solime Alix built, with the help of Adolphe Bail, the house that still stands today for his family, which joined him in the emerging hamlet which became Mont-Laurier. By the turn of the century, the settlement was claiming the title of regional capital of the Upper Laurentians.
The Alix-Bail house filled several roles, including that of general store. In 1895, when Solime Alix became postmaster, it was enlarged through the addition of an annex jutting out at a straight angle from the back. This addition has now disappeared.
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City Hall

Housed in its new premises since October 28, 2013, the Mont-Laurier City Hall offers citizens and visitors one-stop services under one roof pertaining to general administration, human resources, finances, registry and communications, leisure and culture, and planning.
Acquired in 2012 from Mont-Laurier’s Benedictine nuns, the former abbey is one of the finest buildings in the city and is a local heritage asset. The imposing building has been renovated while preserving its architecture and rich collective history.
Since November 2014, the complex also houses the tourist information office and the Mont-Laurier exhibition center is expected to move into the same building in the near future.
The Benedictine nuns left the Abbey in 2011, marking the end of an era. If their lives as cloistered nuns lent the monastery an aura of mystery, their hard work benefited generations of Mont-Laurier citizens. They welcomed the many people who sought advice and prayers. The Benedictine Sisters also sold chocolate and caramel butter made with the milk of the goats they raised. They were also known throughout Quebec and in francophone communities in Canada and the United States for their music, publishing dozens of liturgical songbooks.

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A shop at your fingertips in the heart of your city!
     Gift shop
     Handmade jewelry
     Exclusive accessories!
Tuesday: 11:00-17:00
Wednesday: 11:00-17:00
Thursday: 11:00-19:00
Friday: 11:00-19:00
Saturday: 11:00-16:00
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Grocery specializing in natural and organic foods.
Monday: 9am. to 6pm
Tuesday:  9am to 6pm
Wednesday:  9am to 6pm
Thursday:  9am. to 9pm
Friday:  9am to 9pm
Saturday:  10am to 5pm
Sunday:  Closed.

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Tout vert tout pur

General Store and Ecological Health Food
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Boutique Très-Art

A family-owned business selling beads and handmade jewelry!
Mon - Wed:  9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Thurs-game - Fri:  9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sat:  9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Fromagerie P'tit Train du Nord
(Cheese shop)

Discover our skills, our services, and our products, for which we guarantee freshness, quality, and flavor.
La Fromagerie Le P'tit Train du Nord has set itself the scrumptious mission of making the finest of fine cheeses for its customers.

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Nordest Marché Gourmand

More than a butcher’s shop, it is a deli where you will find fruits and vegetables, cheese, bakery goods and pastries, as well as home-cooked dishes. You can also book for your hot or cold buffets.
Mon - Wed:  8a.m. to 6p.m.
Sat - Sun:  8a.m. to 6p.m.