Burnaby Public Library

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Burnaby Public Library
Burnaby Public Library logo.png
Established 1954
Branches 4
Items collected books, e-books, music, cds, periodicals, maps, genealogical archives, business directories, local history,
Size 751,057[1]
Access and use
Circulation 3,982,449[1]
Population served 202,966
Other information
Budget CA $11,266,730[1]
Director Iqbal Dhanani[2]
Staff 120.59 (FTE)
Website bpl.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.


  • 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


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.


Bob Prittie Metrotown branch

The library has four branches:


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