• 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

  • Goodbye late fines, hello library!

    BPL is fine free

    As of July 13, we will stop charging for overdue items and eliminate existing late fines. Goodbye late fines. Hello library!

  • Teen Summer Reading Club

    Teen Summer Reading Club is online

    Write book reviews and enter our art contest to win prizes! Plus, we have weekly book picks and bingo cards to keep you busy all summer!


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.

*NEW* Poster Art Contest 

We' want to see your art! Burnaby Public Library wants to feature your art in our community to promote inclusion. 

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.