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Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
Hours: Mon-Fri 10 am-7 pm, Sat 9 am-5 pm, and Sun 12 noon-5 pm 
* Aldershot, Alton, Brant Hills, Central, New Appleby and Tansley Woods are open for contactless holds pick up 
* temporary holds pick-up location for Kilbride customers is Tansley Woods 
 
Returns: 
Return library items to any branch 24-hour outdoor drop box 
 
Computer and Printer Access: 
To use a public access computer (PAC) or printer at an open location, book in advance online or by calling 905.639.3611 
 
For more information, see Service Updates
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-333-9995
Fax Central Branch 905-681-7277
Website www.bpl.on.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurlOnLibrary
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Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/burlonlibrary
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/BPLStaffer
Contact Form www.bpl.on.ca/about/contact
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Lita Barrie, Chief Executive Officer
Alternate Executive Catharine Benzie, Chair, Burlington Public Library Board
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries ; Donations ; Fees - room rentals ; printing
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
Hours: Mon-Fri 10 am-7 pm, Sat 9 am-5 pm, and Sun 12 noon-5 pm 
* Aldershot, Alton, Brant Hills, Central, New Appleby and Tansley Woods are open for contactless holds pick up 
* temporary holds pick-up location for Kilbride customers is Tansley Woods 
 
Returns: 
Return library items to any branch 24-hour outdoor drop box 
 
Computer and Printer Access: 
To use a public access computer (PAC) or printer at an open location, book in advance online or by calling 905.639.3611 
 
For more information, see Service Updates 
 
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Public library that offers: 
 
Collections: 
Items which may be borrowed include: 
Books (including eBooks, graphic novels, board books, book kits, paperbacks, book plus CD, and book club kits) * audiobooks (including streaming, CDs, downloadable, and MP3 CDs) * movies & TV (including DVD, streaming video, and Blu-ray) * multilingual books and movies * music CDs * printed music * video games * magazines & journals * accessible formats (including large print, Daisy, and braille) * devices (including Launchpads, Fitbits, and iPads) * community passes  
 
Electronic resources include:  
Ancestry.com (in-library use only) * eAudiobooks * eBooks * learning courses and databases * lifestyle databases * music streaming * movie & TV streaming * magazines * newspapers 
 
Items which may be used in the library include: 
Chromebooks * iPad Pro (Central branch only) * MacBooks * C-pens * newspapers 
 
Services: 
* 3D printing (Central and Alton branches only), fee for use 
* adult, teen and children's programming and events, including computer classes and storytimes 
* cognitive care kits 
* faxing (Central, New Appleby, and Tansley Wood branches only), fee for use 
* light therapy lamps (all locations except Kilbride branch) 
* printing, including photocopies and scanning, fee for use 
* public computers 
* reading aids and devices, including C-pens, SARA CE text reader (Central branch), Optelec Clearview CCTV machine (all branches except Kilbride), ZoomText software (all branches except Kilbride), and BrowseAloud software on the website 
* seed library 
* Wi-Fi 
 
Information Burlington  
Provides free, confidential information & referral to range of government and community services * for more information see here  
 
Local History Services at Central Branch 
Research assistance and access to the local history collection and archives * for more information see here  
 
Makerspace 
A community place where people create, invent, learn together, and build skills for life * for more information see here 
 
Visiting Library Services 
Library service to your door when you are not able to come to use * for more information see here 
 
Meeting Room Rentals 
For more information see here 
 
Designated as a local cooling centre during times of extreme heat and a warming centre during times of extreme cold 
 
Food for Life Community Fridge location (Aldershot branch only) 
* pre-packed bags of fresh food and healthy food items are provided by Food for Life and Halton Food for Thought twice weekly 
* available when branch is open
Hours Tue-Thu 10 am-8 pm * Fri 10 am-6 pm * Sat 9 am-5 pm * Sun 1 pm-5 pm, except Jul 4-Sep 6, 2020
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions
Application For membership see here
Languages English
Fees Service - 3D printer, faxing, printing and room rentals ; 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
550 Plains Rd E
Burlington, ON L7T 2E3
 
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Intersection King Rd and Plains Rd E
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 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 Children's Library Services ; Cognitive/Learning Aids ~ Dementia ; Computer Access Aids ; Computer and Related Technology Classes ; Copy Machines ; Extreme Cold Warming Centres ; Extreme Heat Cooling Programs ; Genealogical Collections ; Home Library Services ; Humanities Clubs/Societies ; Large Print Materials/Collections ; Library Audiovisual Services ; Light Therapy ; Makerspaces ; Meeting Space ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Public Libraries ; Public Wi-Fi Sites

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