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. Display your library card barcode in the app (located under the "more" menu) to use at checkout.

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 BPL Mobile 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.

Get the IndieFlix app for: Android | iPhone and iPad

Kanopy app

Kanopy appWith the Kanopy app you can stream movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos on your smartphone, tablet or smart TV. To access the app, you'll first need to visit Kanopy and create a free account.

Get the Kanopy app for: Android | Android TV | iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV | Amazon Fire TV | RokuOther smart TVs

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. Visit 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. 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 create 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 150,000 music CDs and 2,300,000 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 200,000 tracks of jazz on your mobile device, with thousands of CDs added every month. Over 20,000 CDs are available from over 250 labels. 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 6,000 newspaper and magazines, in over 60 languages, from 100 countries. Search the collection and download issues on your device. To access the app, you'll first need to visit PressReader and create a free account.

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 RBdigital and create a free account.

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 high school 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 

Note: The TumbleBookCloud app does not work on iPads. Instead, we recommend visiting the TeenBookCloud website on your iPad using a browser such as Safari, Firefox or Chrome.