Burlington Public Library

Site: Central Branch

Service: Library Services

Record #: BTN2614
Last Full Update: 07 Feb 2024

Memos and Bulletins

Public Comments

Faxing is currently unavailable at Tansley Woods Branch

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-639-3611
Fax 905-681-7277
Website www.bpl.on.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Contact Form www.bpl.on.ca/about/contact

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

Six full-service branches and a rural lending location offer welcoming spaces where visitors can explore, discover, reflect, learn, improve, create, and connect with others

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Lita Barrie, Chief Executive Officer
Alternate Executive Jennifer Tarnawski, Chair, Burlington Public Library Board
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries ; Donations ; Printing

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Public library that offers:

Collections for borrowing:  

  • books including graphic novel, paperback and board book
  • audiobooks
  • movies and TV shows including DVD and Blu-ray disc 
  • music and sound including music CD and printed music
  • video games
  • magazines and newspapers
  • accessible formats including large print, DAISY and braille
  • for catalogue see here

Digital resources:

Books and beyond to borrow or use in branch:


  • free in-person or virtual (on Zoom) programs
  • some events are drop-in, others require registration
  • for a complete list of programs and events see here 


Information Burlington  

  • free, confidential information & referral to range of human and community services
  • for more information see separate listing here

Meeting Room Rentals

  • meeting rooms for organizations and non-profit groups
  • for more information see separate listing here 

Designated as a local cooling centre during times of extreme heat and a warming centre during times of extreme cold


Mon-Thu 9 am-9 pm, Fri-Sun 9 am-5pm

Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions

For membership see here

Languages English
Fees Service - MakerSpace, room rentals, faxing, and printing ; Membership is free to people who live, work, attend school or pay property taxes in Burlington, for more information see here

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
2331 New St
Burlington, ON L7R 1J4
Intersection Drury Lane and New St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Child / Family Services ; Community Programs ; Disabilities ; Employment / Training ; Health Care
HCSD Sub Heading Assistive Devices ; Computer & Related Technology Classes ; Computer and Internet Access ; Extreme Cold Warming Centres ; Health & Physical Disabilities ; Health and Physical Disabilities ; Historic Preservation ; Humanities Clubs/Events ; Libraries ; Meeting Space ; Parent / Child Programs ; Public Libraries ; Recreation for Children / Families
Service Categories 3D Printing ; Archives ; Braille Materials/Collections ; Children's Library Services ; Cognitive/Learning Aids ~ Dementia ; Computer Access Aids ; Computer Literacy Training Programs ; Copy Machines ; Early Literacy Development Programs ; Extreme Cold Warming Centres ; Extreme Heat Cooling Programs ; Fax Machines ; Foreign Language Collections ; Genealogical Collections ; Humanities Clubs/Societies ; Large Print Materials/Collections ; Library Audiovisual Services ; Light Therapy ; Makerspaces ; Meeting Space ; Mobile Devices ; Mobile Hotspot Devices ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Public Libraries ; Public Wi-Fi Sites ; Visual/Reading Aids

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