New Canadians

Welcome to the Waterloo Public Library!

Settlement Workers (LSP) from the KW Multicultural Centre are available at all 3 of our Library locations. Our LSP workers are here to offer their help. LSP services are free of charge.  

PDF iconView the LSP staff schedule and contact information

Immigration Waterloo Region has all the information you need to Settle, Work, and Belong

Waterloo Region Welcomes Refugees


Library Programs

Be sure to check out our free library programs & events for children and adults of all ages.

English Conversation Circles

English Conversation Circles are held each Wednesday at our McCormick Branch from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.  Drop in and join our volunteers from YMCA Immigrant Services to practice your English language skills! 

PDF iconClick here to view the schedule for all of the English Conversation Circles in Kitchener and Waterloo that are organized by YMCA Immigrant Services.

English Language Learning

Databases with interactive learning tools for adults and for children.


Online newspapers from around the World.  A collection of 4000 newspapers from over 55 countries worldwide, available in full-colour and in their original layout. Features today’s papers plus an archive.

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