Your Library

Welcome to Waterloo Public Library! Learn more about the history of the library, explore membership benefits, meet the staff and Board, find exciting ways to get involved and so much more.

John M. Harper Branch exterior at dusk

Membership

Get a library card and open a door to endless possibilities. No matter your age, membership is FREE to people residing within Waterloo Region and to those living in communities with whom Waterloo Public Library has reciprocal borrowing agreements.

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Library News

Keep up-to-date with what’s happening at your library with the latest news and announcements.

We’d Love to See You

From the bustling Main Library to the cozy McCormick Branch, each Waterloo Public Llibrary location offers a diverse collection, engaging programs and welcoming spaces for all ages. Explore the magic of reading, learning and connecting at one of WPL’s four locations.

Main Library Exterior

Main Library

35 Albert Street
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 5E2
519-886-1310

Hours
Monday to Thursday
9:30am to 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday
9:30am to 5:30pm
Sunday
1:00pm to 4:00pm (until May 5, 2024)
McCormick Branch Exterior

McCormick Branch

500 Parkside Drive
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 5J4
519-866-1310

Hours
Monday to Thursday
9:30am to 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday
9:30am to 5:30pm
Sunday
Closed
Exterior of the John M. Harper Branch

John M. Harper Branch

500 Fischer-Hallman Road North
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 0B1
519-886-1310

Hours
Monday to Thursday
9:30am to 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday
9:30am to 5:30pm
Sunday
Closed
Exterior shot of the Eastside Branch

Eastside Branch

2001 University Avenue East
Waterloo, Ontario, N2K 4K4
519-886-1310

Hours
Monday to Thursday
9:30am to 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday
9:30am to 5:30pm
Sunday
Closed

Contact Us

Need assistance or have questions? Contact Waterloo Public Library’s friendly staff for support. Whether it’s about library services, events or resources, we’re here to help. Reach out via phone, email or our convenient webform.

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