Burnaby Public Library

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.

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

Contents

ServicesEdit

  • 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

HistoryEdit

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.

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