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Burlington Public Library Update: Re-entering the Red-Control Zone

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*Please see below an update from the Burlington Public Library regarding Halton Region re-entering the Province’s COVID-19 Response Framework.

With Halton Region now back in the Red Zone, we’re delighted to restart a few in-branch services and move one step closer to the next stage of safely reopening our community.

Here’s what you can expect when you visit your local branch:

  • Contactless in-branch holds pick-up: Drop by anytime we’re open to pick up your hold items. No need to call us when you arrive. Just bring your library card number and wear your face covering.
  • Computers by-appointment: Book a 45-minute computer appointment starting Mon February 22. Book online or call us during open hours at 905.639.3611.
  • NO browsing collections, walk-in library services, or sit & stay for leisure, work, or study at this time.

Please give us a call, or visit our services update web page and social media for our latest reopening news as we continue to make changes to serve you in the safest ways we can, as soon as we can.

Open daily

  • Monday to Friday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Sunday: Noon to 5 p.m.
  • Closed holidays

PLEASE NOTE: To stay updated on what the City of Burlington is doing regarding COVID-19, please visit the dedicated pages (and subscribe) and, and our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page — that are updated as new information becomes available.

A consolidated page for information and updates on the work of the provincial Ministers’ COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force is available at

Halton Region has also created a dedicated COVID-19 Vaccine webpage for up to date information on the status of our COVID19 vaccination program.

A Burlington COVID-19 Task Force has been created to help support our community through this unprecedented emergency — updates will be provided at

To report an incident of non-compliance with provincial emergency orders, please contact the Halton Regional Police Service COVID-19 Hotline: 905-825-4722.

We’ve also created a dedicated page to feature the local organizations and businesses that have inspired us during the COVID-19 pandemic by taking action to support our community in new and creative ways — head to


*Posted by John Bkila, Mayor’s Media and Digital Communications Specialist

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