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This guide is meant to provide a list of resources that might still be available in the event of an outage affecting the Library's website (

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In case of an outage of the Library website, this page will present some basic information to keep you going:

Available Resources

Here are direct links to some of the most important resources offered by the Library:

Library Hours

Here are the opening hours for several of the Library's services. For additional details, please contact the Library at 604-434-5734. 
Burnaby Library:
  Monday – Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
May 27 – Sept 4 8:00am – 5:00pm 8:00am – 5:00pm closed closed
Sept 5 – Dec 15 8:00am – 8:00pm 8:00am – 5:00pm 9:30am – 5:00pm closed
Holidays closed      

Burnaby Research Desk Assistance:

  Monday – Friday Saturday/Sunday
May 27 – Sept 4 Visit Library Service Desk closed


ehPOD - extended hours pod @ Burnaby Library:

June 12 – 30 8:00am – 7:00pm Monday to Friday
Closed weekends
July 1 – Sept 4 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday
Closed weekends
Sept 5 – May 26 Open 24/7 for student access



  Monday – Friday Saturday/Sunday
May 27 – Sept 4 8:30am – 4:00pm closed
June 30
July 24,31
Aug 4,9,10,11,18


Aerospace Technology Campus Library:

  Monday – Friday Saturday/Sunday
Regular Hours 8:00 am – 3:30pm Closed
Holidays closed


Marine Campus Library:

  Monday – Friday Saturday/Sunday
July/Aug 2023 Monday & Thursdays: 8:00am – 1:00pm
Tues/Wed/Fri: closed
July 4, Aug 8 Open on Tuesday in lieu of holiday Monday  
Regular Hours
8:00am – 1:00pm closed
Holidays closed  


Tech Collider @ Downtown Campus:

  Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
Mediaworks DTC 10a-3p   10a-3p 10a-3p    
Learning Commons       11a-3p    
Holidays closed  


Holiday closures:

All Libraries are closed on the following days in 2023:

New Years Day January 1, 3 (in lieu)
Family Day February 20
Good Friday April 7
Easter Monday April 10
Victoria Day May 22
Canada Day July 1, 3 (in lieu)
August Civic Holiday August 7
Labour Day September 4
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30, 2 (in lieu)
Thanksgiving October 9
Remembrance Day November 11, 13 (in lieu)
Christmas Holidays Dec 24,25,26,27,31

2024: Jan 1,2

Contact Info

The BCIT Library is located at:

3700 Willingdon Ave.
Burnaby, British Columbia
Canada V5G 3H2
Telephone: 604-434-5734
Toll-free (Can/US): 1-866-434-1610



Service Desk: Circulation & ID Cards (Email) 604-432-8370
Research Help Desk (Email) 604-432-8371
Off-campus Access Assistance 604-432-8370
Director, Library Services: Alison Nussbaumer (Email) 604-456-1059
Records & Copyright 604-432-8735
Operations Manager: Mei Young (Email) 604-432-8827
Interlibrary Loan (Email) 604-432-8619
Interlibrary Loan Fax 604-435-9641
Learning Commons – Peer Tutoring (Email) 604-432-8367
Learning Commons – Writing Centre (Email) 604-453-4042
Media Bookings: BCIT collection (Email) 604-432-8370
Media Bookings: External requests (Email) 604-432-8619
Mediaworks 604-454-2220
Technical Services 604-453-4041
Technical Services Fax 604-430-5443


Other campus libraries:

ATC Library 604-419-3708
ATC Library Fax 604-207-8437
BMC Library 604-453-4107
BMC Library Fax 604-980-0827

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