Here’s where to go to escape the heat in Burlington


Published July 8, 2024 at 10:40 am

heat warning Burlington library

A heat warning has been issued and there are some familiar places in Burlington where you can go to keep cool.

It’s the library.

Branches throughout the city will serve as cooling centres as the temperatures soar above 30 Celsius this week.

Environment and Climate Change Canada issues heat warnings when two or more consecutive days of daytime maximum temperatures are expected to reach 31 C or warmer and nighttime minimum temperatures are expected to fall to 20 C or warmer or when two consecutive days of humidex are expected to reach 40 C or higher.

Here are the libraries where you can go to keep cool:

Aldershot Branch

550 Plains Road East

Alton Branch

3040 Tim Dobbie Drive

 Brant Hills Branch

2255 Brant Street

Central Branch

2331 New Street

New Appleby Branch

676 Appleby Line

Tansley Woods Branch

1996 Itabashi Way

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