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, Blackberry 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.

Cloud Library app

Cloud Library icon

Formerly 3M Cloud Library. The Cloud Library app allows you to search for, download, and enjoy e-books and audiobooks from BPL's Cloud Library collection. The app is available for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Android phones and tablets. Learn more about using Cloud Library with our getting started guideBurnaby residents can access the Cloud Library collection with a library card.

Get the app Cloud Library app for: Android | iPhone and iPad 

EBSCOhost app

EBSCOhost appThe EBSCOhost app allows you to access 1,700 periodicals in a broad range of disciplines, including general reference, business, health, education, general science and more. EBSCOhost has a mobile app for Apple and Android devices and requires an authentication key to access articles. Once the app is downloaded to your device, visit EBSCOhost, select "EBSCOhost popular and academic magazines and journals", then select the "iPhone and Android apps" link at the bottom of the page to acquire the authentication key. If you are viewing EBSCOhost on a mobile device, select "Full Site" in order to access the "iPhone and Android apps" link.

Get the EBSCOhost app for: Android | iPhone and iPad

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

OneClickdigital app

OneClickDigital appSee RBDigital app below.

OverDrive app

OverDrive Media Console appThe 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 the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Blackberry (including the Blackberry PlayBook), and Android phones and tablets. Visit OverDrive for more information or help with the app. 

Note: please be aware that OverDrive is fixing issues with version 3.5.1 of the app. Burnaby residents can access the BPL Library to Go collection with a library card.  

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

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

Note: The RBDigital app will replace the OneClickdigital app on June 27, 2017. You’ll find the same audiobooks for download, plus magazines from our Zinio collection. You can continue to use your OneClickdigital or Zinio login to sign into the RBDigital app. Any titles you have checked out or on hold will transfer to the RBDigital platform. After June 27, new users will need to create an account on the new RBDigital site through our Databases A to Z before using the app. 

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

Zinio for Libraries app

Zinio appThe Zinio for Libraries app allows you to access Zinio magazines on the go, and even download them for later reading without an internet connection. The Zinio for Libraries app is available for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Blackberry Playbook, Kindle Fire and Android phones and tablets. To access the app, you'll first need to visit the library's Zinio collection and create a Zinio account.

Note: You can also use your Zinio login to access the same magazines in the RBDigital app.

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