• A New Website is Coming!

    On December 21, we're launching our redesigned website! Learn more about what you can expect with our new site.

  • ereader

    RBdigital Ends December 17

    Keep your current RBdigital checkouts until their due date, and find even more great content in OverDrive, PressReader and Kanopy!

  • Kanopy Streaming Service

    We've added Kanopy to our list of digital services! Burnaby residents can stream movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, indie films and more with your BPL card.

  • Browsing is back

    We're open for browsing!

    Starting September 8, you can come in to browse the shelves and select your own books. Find out more about all of our available services


Teen Services at BPL

Welcome to Teen Services at BPL! We offer a range of services and programs for teens in grades 8 to 12 throughout the year. Our pages here are decorated with fun and creative works of art made by Burnaby teens in our Julia's Studio programs offered every summer.

Please use the links below or on the left menu to navigate through our teen resources and information about the library.

Teen Art Contest 2021

The Burnaby Public Library is excited to announce a new art competition that will highlight the talents and concerns of the coming generation of youth in Burnaby. This year’s theme is “Perfect World”. The contest closes Sunday, January 31, 2021.

Teen Advisory Group

A leadership program where teens share ideas and brainstorm ways for the library to be better for teens in their community. For teens grades 8 - 12.

Teen Reading

Our collection of links and resources to help you find your next teen read! Booklists, award winners--they're all in here.

We Recommend

Our specially selected Teen Reads we feature weekly on the BPL Teen site.

Teen collections at the library

E-books, downloadable audiobooks, graphic novels and manga, magazines and more.

Career and personal planning

Information on volunteer, post-secondary, community activism, and employment.

Homework Help

Curated links to help you navigate study help, research and writing help, and links to your school library websites.