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COVID-19 – Gatineau extending the validity of Accès Gatineau and Accès Gatineau + cards
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Ville de Gatineau
News release
COVID-19 – Gatineau extending the validity of Accès Gatineau and Accès Gatineau + cards

Gatineau, April 15, 2020. – In order to ensure that the greatest possible number of people can take advantage of its libary's digital services, Gatineau is extending the validity of its Accès Gatineau and Accès Gatineau + cards.


Quick facts

The validity of the Accès Gatineau and Accès Gatineau + is being extended by 90 days.
This extension is automatic for all Accès Gatineau and Accès Gatineau + cards that expire between March 1, 2020 and February 28, 2021.
The Accès Gatineau card provides access to the library's online services, specifically its resources (books, periodicals, newspapers), storytime and the catalogue.
There has been a significant increase in consumption of the library's digital works:
- 4,702 loans of digital works in March 2020 (a 65% increase over March 2019);
- 40,976 articles read in March 2020 on the Pressreader platform (a 374% increase over March 2019); and
- 1,513 videos viewed in March 2020 on the Tout Apprendre platform (a 206% increase over March 2019).
As you know:
- Accès Gatineau and Accès Gatineau + cards are normally renewed at the library; and
- municipal buildings have been closed and municipal activities have been cancelled since March 18 to limit the propagation of COVID-19.


Associated links

Other related municipal news releases

COVID-19 – Update for Gatineau

Web references

Government of Quebec

Décret 2020-008 – Arrêté ministériel – Déclaration de l'état d'urgence sanitaire

Measures taken by Gatineau in connection with COVID-19 (municipal COVID-19 Web page)

Online services

Library – digital loans

Accès Gatineau card

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Published by
Service des communications
Ville de Gatineau
Source
Jean Boileau, ARP, FSCRP
Director,
Service des communications
Ville de Gatineau
819-595-7171
boileau.jean@gatineau.ca
@JeanBoileau

À propos de Gatineau

Reconnue pour sa qualité de vie, Gatineau est une ville de 285 000 habitants. Elle est située sur la rive nord de la rivière des Outaouais, et s'étend à l'est et à l'ouest de la rivière Gatineau.

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