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Burlington - Burlington Public Library, Central Branch Doors Open Halton Region

Burlington - Burlington Public Library, Central Branch

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.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Full wheelchair access
  • Guided tours available
  • Kid-friendly
  • Parking
  • Self-guided tours available
  • Washrooms

Contact info

2331 New Street
Burlington, Ontario
Telephone: 905-639-3611


Year built: 1969
Architect: Brook, Carruthers, Grierson, Shaw Architects
Architectural style: Brutalism
Building type: Library
Landscape: Garden

Dates/hours open

Saturday September 28, 2019
Saturday only: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; guided tours at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

Burlington - Burlington Public Library, Central Branch 2331 New Street