Book a Computer

Reserve computer time at your favourite Waterloo Public Library location.

You will need a valid Waterloo Public Library card to book a public computer.

Reservations can be made up to one day in advance from any WPL location, from home, work or school – anytime and from anywhere that you have Internet access.

Click here to book a computer now.

Do you need to print?  All locations have black and white laser printing available at $0.15 per page as well as colour laser printing at $0.75 per page.  We also offer flash drives for purchase. Please contact the Information Desk for details.

Programs Available on the Public Computers

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, PowerPoint, OneNote)
  • Internet Explorer
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Adobe Reader
  • VLC Media Player
  • QuickTime Player
  • Snipping Tool
  • Calculator
  • Notepad
  • Paint

Laptop Computers at the Main library & the John M. Harper Branch

Customers are able to borrow a laptop at the Main Library and at the John M. Harper Branch for IN LIBRARY USE only.  Laptops can be borrowed for up to 2 hours per day. All that is required is a current library card.

For more information about booking a computer at your favourite WPL location, contact us at askus@wpl.ca or 519-886-1310:

  • Main Library – Information Desk (Adult) ext. 124
  • Main Library – Children’s Department ext. 129
  • McCormick Branch ext. 213
  • John M. Harper Branch ext. 310

Other Computer Information