New Canadians

Welcome to the Waterloo Public Library!

Settlement Workers

Library Settlement Partnership (LSP) workers are available to provide services by email or by phone. For appointments or if you have any questions, please contact the KW Multicultural Centre:

Intake phone number : 519-208-9582
Intake email :

Free Library Programs

Be sure to check out our free library programs & events for children of all ages, adults and seniors. Join us for a fun program, meet new people and make connections in the community.

English Conversation Circles

Click here to view the schedule for all of the English Conversation Circles in Kitchener and Waterloo that are organized by YMCA Immigrant Services.


With your library card access free, interactive learning tools:

  • Road to IELTS
  • Mango
  • LinkedIn Learning

...and more!

Newspapers From Around the World

With Press Reader you can read newspapers from around the world in various languages. The Press Reader collection contains 4000 newspapers from over 55 countries. The newspapers, both today's and archives, are available in full-colour and in their original layout. Press Reader is free for Waterloo Public Library members.

Use In Library | Use Outside Library

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