Constructed in 1970 by architects Brook, Carruthers, Grierson, Shaw, this award-winning building provides a glimpse inside one of Burlington’s finest examples of brutalist/modernist architecture. The library, as a community space, is free for everyone and offers books, movies, music, magazines and more! With Doors Open, you get a backstage pass to tour behind the scenes here at the Central Branch.
- Full wheelchair access
- Guided tours available
- Self-guided tours available
Contact info2331 New Street
ArchitectureYear built: 1969
Architect: Brook, Carruthers, Grierson, Shaw Architects
Architectural style: Brutalism
Building type: Library
Dates/hours openSaturday September 28, 2019
Saturday only: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; guided tours at 2:15, 3 and 3:45 p.m.