Mobile and apps

BPL's mobile app | Database apps

BPL Mobile

BPL MobileThe library in your pocket! BPL Mobile makes it easy to find and discover titles, manage your account, and get the branch and availability information you need. You can even scan the ISBN barcode on a book in a bookstore to see if BPL owns the title. You can also display your library card barcode in the app (located under the "more" menu), to use at checkout. The app is available now for the iPhone and iPod Touch, and for Android phones and tablets. We also have a mobile version of our library catalogue available. Access your account, renew items, place holds and more, with a new easier-to-use mobile site.

Get the app for: Android | iPhone

BPL Mobile

Database apps

The library subscribes to a number of databases that can be accessed on the iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Download these apps to access newspapers, magazines, academic journals, e-books, audiobooks and more. For a complete list of all of our databases, see Databases A to Z.

IndieFlix app

IndieFlix appWith the IndieFlix app you can stream or download independent films to watch on your smartphone or tablet. To access the app, you'll first need to visit IndieFlix and create a free account. Learn more about IndieFlix on their support page.

Get the IndieFlix app for: Android | iPhone and iPad

Library to Go/OverDrive apps

Libby

Libby by Overdrive appOverDrive's latest app, Libby, allows you to search for, download, and enjoy e-books and audiobooks from BPL's Library to Go collection. The Libby app is available for Apple, Android, and Windows 10+ devices. Meet Libby for more information or help with the app. 

Get the Libby app for: Android iPhone and iPad | Windows 10

OverDrive

OverDrive Media Console appThe original OverDrive app allows you to search for, download, and enjoy e-books and audiobooks from BPL's Library to Go collection. The OverDrive app is available for Apple, Android, and Blackberry (including the Blackberry PlayBook) devices. Visit OverDrive for more information or help with the app. 

Get the OverDrive app for: Android BlackBerryiPhone and iPad | Microsoft Surface | Windows Phone

Mango Languages app

Mango Languages appThe Mango Languages app allows you to access Mango's interactive online language courses on the go. Mango focuses on everyday, common conversations to enhance vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and cultural understanding. Choose from among more than 40 languages, including English. To access the app, you'll first need to visit Mango Languages, and set up a free account.

Get the Mango Languages app for: Android | iPhone and iPad

Naxos Music Library app

Naxos Music Library appThe Naxos Music Library app allows you to stream more than 100,00,000 music CDs and 1,500,000 tracks on your mobile device. The music is mostly classical, with some jazz and world music. Thousands of new recordings are added each month. To access the app, you'll first need to visit Naxos Music Library, and create a free account.

Get the Naxos Music Library app for: Android | iPhone and iPad

Naxos Music Library Jazz app

The Naxos Music Library Jazz app allows you to stream more than 100,000 tracks of jazz on your mobile device, with thousands of CDs added every month. Over 32,000 artists are represented from over 250 labels, which include the catalogue of Blue Note Records, Warner Jazz, EMI, Fantasy and others. To access the app, you'll first need to visit Naxos Jazz, and create a free account

Get the Naxos Music Library Jazz app for: Android | iPhone and iPad

PressReader app

PressReader appThe PressReader app provides access to over 5000 newspaper and magazines, in over 6 languages, from 100 countries. Search the collection and download issues on your Mac or Windows computer, or Android, iOS, Blackberry Z10, or Windows RT device. Create a PressReader account first by logging in through Databases A to Z, then install and sign in to the app. Visit PressReader for more information or help with the app, and read our getting started guide.

Get the PressReader app for: Android BlackBerryiPhone and iPad | Microsoft Surface | Windows Phone | Mac | Windows

RBDigital app

RBDigital app logoBorrow and download from thousands of audiobook titles from Recorded Books so you can listen on the go. To access the app, you'll first need to visit our RBDigital site and create a free account. Learn more about RBDigital with their support page

Get the RBDigital app for: Android | iPhone and iPad | Kindle Fire

TumbleBooks app

TumbleBooks appRead or listen to animated, talking picture books and play literacy games. To get started, chose "Library" log-in. Enter "Canada" as your country and "British Columbia" as your province. Next, choose "Burnaby Public Library" as your library and sign-in with your library card number.

Get the TumbleBooks app for: Android | iPhone and iPad

TumbleBookCloud app

TumbleBookCloud appAccess the TeenBookCloud online collection of streaming titles, including graphic novels, enhanced novels, ebooks and audiobooks, classics, and National Geographic videos. Suitable for middle school and highschool aged readers and up. To get started, chose "Library" log-in. Enter "Canada" as your country and "British Columbia" as your province. Next, choose "Burnaby Public Library" as your library and sign-in with your library card number.

Get the TumbleBookCloud app for: Android | iPhone and iPad