Bob Prittie Metrotown is currently undergoing renovations. Some parts of the buildings are inaccessible. Learn more about visiting the branch.
Chinese fan dancers in the Civic Square, next to the Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch.

6100 Willingdon Ave.
Burnaby, BC V5H 4N5
Located on the corner of Willingdon Avenue and Central Boulevard.


Phone Number

604-436-5400

Branch Manager

Elizabeth Davies
604-436-5403

Hours

Monday: 10am to 8pm
Tuesday: 10am to 8pm
Wednesday: 10am to 8pm
Thursday: 10am to 8pm
Friday: 10am to 6pm
Saturday: 10am to 6pm
Sunday: 12pm to 5pm

Library closures

Getting here

During renovations:

There is one temporary entrance and exit, through the holds pickup room next to the Civic Square entrance. The main library entrances at Civic Square, Willingdon Avenue, and lobby access from underground parking are closed throughout the renovation. Surface parking is unavailable.

Transit:

We're close to bus and SkyTrain routes. Plan your trip with Translink.

Cycling:

  • BC Parkway Urban Trail
  • Metrotown Bikeway

Burnaby bike map

Parking

Free 3-hour underground parking is available during library hours. Enter the parking lot from Kingsborough Street.

There are elevators from underground parking to ground level, just outside the Civic Square library entrance.

Library return

During renovations:

Returns can only be accepted during regular hours. Drop off items at our holds pickup room next to the Civic Square entrance. All external library returns at this location are closed throughout construction.

At the branch

All of our branches are wheelchair accessible.

In-branch facilities at Bob Prittie Metrotown include:

Washrooms

During renovations:

Washrooms with baby change stations are available on the second floor.

A temporary accessible washroom is also available outside the library, on the surface parking lot of Civic Square.

Rotating art exhibit

Art exhibitions from the Burnaby Art Gallery are on display at Bob Prittie Metrotown and McGill. They are generally works from the City of Burnaby Permanent Art Collection, and they present opportunities for emerging and local artists to present their work to a wide audience. Check the Burnaby Art Gallery for information on current and upcoming exhibitions.

Stairs to the entrance on the West side of the Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch
Burnaby Public Library lettering on the exterior of the Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch
Dancers in the Civic Square, next to the Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch
Patrons sitting in the magazine and newspaper area at the Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch
Dancers in the Civic Square, next to the Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch
Evangeline and Bay Bebe horse sculptures by Joe Fafard
Evangeline and Bay Bébé horse sculptures by Joe Fafard