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Burnaby Public Library Expanding Access

All Burnaby Public Library branches will open for browsing beginning September 8, as the City of Burnaby continues to restart its programs and facilities.

“We are happy to expand our services and welcome the community back,” said Chief Librarian Beth Davies. “We know that many of our patrons enjoy browsing the shelves and selecting books in person.” 

Visitors may access computers, printers and WiFi, and browse the entire library collection, including newspapers. Patrons may also pick up items on hold without an appointment. For health and safety reasons, meeting and program rooms remain closed, and puzzles and games are not available.

To ensure the health and safety of visitors and staff:

  • Staff will limit the number of patrons inside
  • Patrons are encouraged to keep visits short
  • Sanitation stations are available throughout branches
  • Staff are available to provide assistance, while maintaining physical distancing

Branch Hours: Monday (10am-5pm); Tuesday to Thursday (10am-7pm); Friday (10am-5pm); Saturday (10am-4pm); Sunday (noon-4pm)

Learn More: Burnaby Public Library

Media Contact:
Beth Davies
Chief Librarian
Burnaby Public Library
604-436-5431 |

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