Bibliothèque Gabrielle-Roy, Québec City, Canada

Date Built
Opened May 1983
350, rue Saint-Joseph Est
The Bibliothèque Gabrielle-Roy is a multimedia cultural centre located in downtown Québec City.  It comprises an art rental gallery, video library, audio library, language laboratory, map library, software library, auditorium, exhibition centre, art gallery and Internet terminals.

There is a mural on the back wall of the building on du Roi Street. The "" website says of it that, "This mural project was ... completed in 2003 by Murale Création, this time to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Gabrielle-Roy library. The mural, which covers 600 m2 ... depicts key moments in the history of literature, as well as the history of Quebec City's public libraries in the 19th and 20th centuries. The piece, which takes its inspiration from 20 passages of classical and modern literature that describe Quebec City through the history, is inextricably linked with the city's cultural and architectural environment, as well as that of its inhabitants. It includes the words of a wide variety of authors, including Gilles Vigneault, Charles Trenet, Pierre Morency, Jean-Charles Harvey, Georgette Lacroix, Rudyard Kipling and Adolphe-Basile Routhier."

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