Burnaby BC Libraries

Explore the Burnaby Public Library

Great for all ages, a good library can be a pillar in the community. The Burnaby Public Library (BPL) serves as this pillar in the Burnaby area.

Filled to the brim with knowledge on almost any subject you can think of, libraries are an amazing resource for students. From books on school topics to a quiet study place with wifi, access to a library can improve your school life tenfold.

Beyond the obvious uses, the Burnaby Public Library offers everyone a wide range of information easily accessible at the library or at home.

There are so many things you can do at the library!

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Library Services during COVID-19.

Like other public spaces, things will look a little different when you arrive.

Learn more about how Burnaby Public Libraries are adapting their services during this time.

Things to Borrow

Libraries aren’t only for borrowing books anymore! While books will always be the bread and butter of a library, you can borrow movies, ebooks, magazines, CDs, and so much more these days.

Among the many books and borrowable items available at the library are plenty of resources for learning English including books, online learning, and test preparation. Plus, the BPL also has a variety of items in different languages spoken by Burnaby residents.

Things to Use: Digital Resources & More

While using a library computer or borrowing wifi is commonplace, did you know that you also have access to a wide range of digital resources?

You don’t even have to visit the library any more to take advantage of the perks of being a member. Stream videos, look up references, search for a job, and a lot more simply by logging in with your library card.

Activities and Events at the Library

Even with adapted services due to COVID-19, the library continues to offer great activities and events online. Some of these online activities include; group chats, book discussions, and parent learning events! You can find out more about these events and what’s coming up next at the Burnaby Public Library.

Burnaby Public LibraryBurnaby Library Locations

Bob Prittie Metrotown – BPL

Located on the corner of Willingdon Avenue and Central Boulevard.

6100 Willingdon Ave.

Burnaby, BC V5H 4N5

McGill – BPL

Located at the corner of Albert Street and Alpha Street.

4595 Albert St.

Burnaby, BC V5C 2G6

Tommy Douglas – BPL

Located on the corner of Kingsway and Walker Avenue.

7311 Kingsway

Burnaby, BC V5E 1G8

Cameron – BPL

Located inside Cameron Recreation Centre.

9523 Cameron St.

Burnaby, BC V3J 1L6

Why study in Burnaby?

With superior academic programs and modern facilities, all located within a city of vibrant green spaces, modern shopping malls, safe residential neighbourhoods, and state of the art public transit, choosing an education in Burnaby is the right choice.


Burnaby School District has one of the largest Advanced Placement (AP) programs in Canada.


Burnaby is located in the centre of Metro Vancouver. Its world-class SkyTrain public transit provides access to downtown Vancouver in just 30 minutes.


Burnaby schools feature modern facilities and state of the art technology.

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