You’re going to Kindergarten! That is so exciting! The library will be with you all the way – here to support you with books, resources, programs and so much more as you start your journey through school.


Early Literacy Programs

Early Learning Programs at WPL are based on literacy research and include tips and information for parents and caregivers. These programs are designed to build a foundation of early literacy skills that will help your child as they enter Kindergarten.
To view a list of upcoming Early Literacy programs, click here.

Transition to Kindergarten

This 3-week program is designed to help your child prepare for kindergarten by working on shapes, letters, numbers, colours, and other fun skills. We offer this program in the Spring and Summer.
To see if there is an upcoming Transition to Kindergarten program, click here.

Explore Play Learn

EXPLORE PLAY LEARN is Waterloo Public Library’s approach to the American Library Association’s Every Child Ready to Read™ program. We have special collections of books, toys and activities designed to help get you and your child reading, writing, singing, playing and talking together.
To learn more about our award-winning Explore Play Learn program, click here.

15 Minutes Every Day Videos

Discover a selection of videos that demonstrate how, with just 15 minutes every day, you can incorporate early literacy practices into your everyday life.
Start watching by clicking here.