Burnaby Public Library


The Burnaby Public Library offers a diverse collection of tales, ideas, and information to the community. Get help from library staff, in person, over the phone, and via email for everything from book recommendations to in-depth research questions. The library also offers a variety of programs for children and families, teens, adults, seniors, and newcomers to the community.

In 2019, over 3 million items were checked out, and 1.8 million people visited the four branches in person. Burnaby Public Library conducted 1,194 events and welcomed 23,037 new users. Every day, about 5,000 people visit a Burnaby Public Library branch.

BPL provides access to information services and library collections through its four branches, online, and community outreach (including books, DVDs, newspapers, magazines, and research materials).


Activities at each of all four branches,


Staff is available to help you find the information you need.

 Browse and read books, newspapers, and magazines.

 Attend free events and activities.

 Find extra spaces to read, work, or study.

 Access library’s free Wi-Fi.


With a BPL membership, you can do even more:


Borrow all kinds of items, including books, music, movies, audiobooks, magazines, and items in different languages.

 Access the digital resources from home or at the library.

 Book a meeting room for your group.

 Use computers, printers, and scanners—public computers with Word, Excel, internet access, and more for free use at all locations.

 Coin-operated printers and photocopiers, and free scanners at all locations.

 Get library materials delivered to your home if you can’t get to the library on your own.

 The residents of Burnaby British Columbia can access online e-book and audiobook collections.

 Digital Resources for Kids

 Video storybooks, non-fiction, on multiple topics, for pre-kindergarten to grade three.

 French language encyclopedia, for kids and teens.

 Video streaming service that includes unlimited educational and engaging videos for all ages.

 An online collection of streaming titles includes graphic novels, enhanced novels, e-books and audiobooks, classics, and National Geographic videos.

 Audiobooks for people with a perceptual (or print) disability. Access audiobooks beyond what’s available at all branches of Burnaby Bc!

 Explore BPL’s book club sets – Ten copies of a single publication are available for a six-week loan period.

 10 copies of a single title can be available for a loan period of six weeks.




Bob Prittie Metrotown, Burnaby, BC V5H 4N5

Located on the corner of Willingdon Avenue and Central Boulevard.



Cameron, Burnaby, BC V3J 1L6

Located inside Cameron Recreation Centre


McGill, Burnaby, BC V5C 2G6

Located at the corner of Albert Street and Alpha Street.



Tommy Douglas, Burnaby, BC V5E 1G8

Located on the corner of Kingsway and Walker Avenue.



Crompton Brothers Automotive

Burnaby Artisan Farmer’s Market


Burnaby Public Library, Tommy Douglas Library

7311 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5E 1G8
Head west on Kingsway/BC-1A/BC-99A N toward Walker Ave
13 m
Turn right onto Walker Ave
350 m
Turn right onto Elwell St
400 m
Turn right onto Humphries Ave
350 m
Turn left onto Edmonds St


Destination will be on the left
750 m

Crompton Brothers Automotive

7797 Edmonds St, Burnaby, BC V3N 1B9
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