Waterloo Public Library News Archive

Posted: August 2, 2022
Community Report 2021 graphic

We are excited to share our 2021 Community Report!

Through all the changes that 2021 brought us, WPL staff and volunteers continued to provide programs, services & more to help people stay connected, be informed and experience joy.

Some of the highlights from 2021 included:

Posted: July 26, 2022
Waterloo Public Library Vaccination Clinics. More Clinics Added! Get Vaccinated #TeamVaccineWR

Region of Waterloo Public Health is hosting more walk-in community vaccination clinics at the Waterloo Public Library throughout the summer. Don't miss this opportunity to get vaccinated!

Walk-ins only. No appointments. A nurse will be onsite to answer questions. For more information visit the Region of Waterloo's website.

Posted: July 17, 2022
NEW Cool Things to Borrow with Your Library Card - Nordic Walking Poles & Explore Nature Kits

We have TWO new cool things to borrow. Nordic Walking Poles & Explore Nature Kits have arrived at WPL. You can borrow these items for FREE with your library card. So get outside, enjoy nature and get walking with our newest cool things to borrow.

Nordic Walking Poles

Nordic Walking has many health benefits and is the perfect balance between an exhilarating cardio exercise and a vigorous muscle workout.

Learn more about borrowing Nordic Walking Poles


Posted: July 7, 2022
Image of the outside of the Eastside Branch at night

We are excited to announce that the Eastside Branch is the proud winner of the 2022 Ontario Library Association’s New Library Building Award. Awarded every three years, this is the preeminent building award in the world of libraries. The award encourages and showcases excellence in the architectural design and planning of libraries in Ontario. The OLA New Library Building Award is for projects that were completed and in-use within July 2019 to July 2022.



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