Waterloo Public Library News Archive

Posted: October 1, 2020
Welcome back to your library

Welcome back! All Waterloo Public Library locations are now open. While your visit to the library may be a little different than before, our goal, as always, is to make it an enjoyable, rewarding experience. Here is what you can expect when you visit the library:

What's Available

Posted: September 30, 2020
Bodies Out of Place lecture
Renison University College presents Bodies Out of Place : sex, horror, and the religious imagination.

Tuesday, October 20
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Presented by: Prof. Doug E. Cowan

Register now
Posted: September 30, 2020
Halloween Surprise Bags; spider and web
Stop by your favourite WPL location on any Saturday in October to pick up your special Halloween surprise bag for kids.

1. Drop by a WPL location on any Saturday in October wearing a costume or just come dressed as yourself!

2. Visit the Children's Department (at the Main Library) or any service desk (at the McCormick and John M. Harper Branches)

3. Pick up your special Halloween Surprise Bag full of treats and crafts

Happy Halloween!

Posted: September 29, 2020
National Indigenous History Month
In celebration of the many talented Indigenous authors in Canada, WPL's Collections Department staff have curated the Indigenous Voices reading list for adults, teens and children.

This list is just to get you started and includes some incredible “must reads” by celebrated Indigenous authors, including this year’s 
One Book One Community writer, Waubgeshig Rice.