Burnhamthorpe Library

3650 Dixie Road
Open today from 9:30 am to 9:00 pm

Rooms and features

Burnhamthorpe Library is designed for diverse interests, passions and convenience. With dedicated spaces for both children and adults, there are opportunities for community learning and engagement throughout the entire library.

Technology and resources

Access resources designed to support individuals and families and self-automated tech devices that make borrowing and returning library items easy.

You can return borrowed library materials at any time using our self-return drop box located outside the library. Items returned outside of regular operating hours will be processed on the next business day.

Accessible public computers

All our computers are equipped with large-print keyboards and ZoomText readers that enlarge, enhance and read aloud everything on the screen.

Assistive workstation

At our assistive workstation you’ll find:

  • Noise-cancelling headset and microphone
  • Accessible mouse and keyboard
  • Scanner
  • Screen-reading software
  • Speech recognition software
  • ZoomText magnifier
  • Public workstation software

Computers are available on a drop-in basis, but you can also use your library card to book a computer.

Get a boost of sunshine through our light therapy lamp. You can sit next to the lamp and enjoy the benefits while you read or work in the library.

Light therapy lamps emit light that mimics outdoor light. It is known to help lift your mood and reduce symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) during Fall and Winter seasons.

Areas with light therapy lamps are available on a first-come, first-served, drop-in basis.

Burnhamthorpe Library offers print, scan and photocopy services. You can print your documents using a library computer or your own device and can pay for the service using your Library Print Account.

You can learn more about printing and photocopying and the Library Print Account.

Available spaces

Explore, relax, learn and have fun in the specialized rooms and spaces.

In this space, there are:

  • Sitting areas for reading and playing
  • Games and puzzles for entertainment and learning
  • Computers available on a first-come, first-serve, drop-in basis

The program room has space for up to 98 people depending on layout. Tables and chairs are available.

To book the program room, please submit a rental request.

Study rooms have an occupancy limit of five people.

The group study room is booked through Active Mississauga.

The quiet study room isĀ available on a first-come, first-served, drop-in basis.