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Burnaby Public Library
Burnaby Public Library logo.png
Established1954
Branches4
Collection
Items collectedbooks, e-books, music, cds, periodicals, maps, genealogical archives, business directories, local history,
Access and use
Circulation3,010,470[1][1]
Population served232,755[2]
Other information
BudgetCA $14,188,200[1]
DirectorBeth Davies (Chief Librarian)[3], Lorraine Shore (Library Board Chair)[1]
Staff120.59 (FTE)
Websitebpl.bc.ca

Burnaby Public Library or BPL is a public library that serves Burnaby, British Columbia and the surrounding Lower Mainland. It allows users to borrow books, videos, DVDs and magazines.

Services[edit]

  • Information and reference services
  • Access to full text databases
  • Community information
  • Internet access
  • Reader's advisory services
  • Programs for children, youth and adults
  • Delivery to homebound individuals
  • Interlibrary loan
  • Free downloadable audiobooks

History[edit]

Burnaby's first library was founded in 1927 as the North Burnaby Library Association. In 1954, a municipal bylaw was enacted to officially establish the Burnaby Public Library.

Branches[edit]

Bob Prittie Metrotown branch

The library has four branches:

References[edit]

External links[edit]