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Albert McCormick Branch

The McCormick Branch is located in the Albert McCormick Community Centre at the intersection of Parkside Drive and Cedarbrae Avenue.


Tuesday to Thursday
10:00am to 9:00pm

Friday to Saturday
10:00am to 5:30pm

Sunday and Monday

Be sure to check the Holiday Hours for all statutory holidays.

The McCormick Branch, which opened in September 1973, was one of the first library-recreation centre mixed use complexes in Canada. To learn more about WPL’s history, click here.

Contact Us

McCormick Branch
500 Parkside Drive
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 5J4  [Map] Phone: 519-886-1310 ext. 213


There is free surface parking at the McCormick Branch.

Riding the Bus to WPL?

Grand River Transit’s #9 Lakeshore and the iXpress 200 have stops near the McCormick Branch.

Click here for information on any bus detours due to LRT construction.

Interlibrary Loan

If we do not own a particular book, journal or microfilm, you may borrow it from another library through Interlibrary Loan.

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