Families

Explore, play, and learn together.

WPL has innovative, educational and fun programs happening all year round including:

  • maker, technology and creative programs
  • learning how to improve digital literacy skills
  • exploring early learning activities
  • discovering new titles together

Check out our upcoming programs and events with our In the Loop program guide and our online events calendar. Plus, discover more cool things you can borrow from the library!

Program Registration & Online Calendar

To see a full list of upcoming programs and events and to register for a program, visit our online calendar.

View the calendar

Baby Connections

WPL is a proud participant in Baby Connections, a unique early literacy program for infants and their parents/caregivers.

Click here to learn more about how Baby Connections works.

To discover what WPL program is right for your baby, click here.

Explore Play Learn

Explore Play Learn is the Waterloo Public Library’s early learning strategy for children ages 0-6 years.

Explore Play Learn features the five practices of early learning: READ, WRITE, SING, PLAY, and TALK

For more information on Explore Play Learn please click here.

Cool Things to Borrow

Check out all of the cool things you can borrow with a libary card!
 

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Available for pick up at all WPL locations
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Available for pick up at all WPL locations
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Available at our McCormick Branch
Board Games Icon Image
Available for pick up at all WPL locations
Puzzles Icon Image
Available for pick up at all WPL locations
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Available for pick up at all WPL locations
Museum Passes Icon Image
Available for pick up at all WPL locations
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Available for pick up at all WPL locations
Pedometers Icon Image
Available for pick up at all WPL locations
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Available for pick up at all WPL locations