Waterloo Public Library News Archive

Posted: April 15, 2024
National Volunteer Appreciation Week

As National Volunteer Week approaches from April 14 to 20, we would like to express gratitude to our invaluable volunteers who have contributed their time and skills to the library.

In 2023, we were fortunate to have 91 dedicated volunteers who collectively offered over 2,100 hours of their time to support various activities and programs.

Library Volunteer Contributions:

  • Volunteers help in multiple ways at the library and within the community, including:

Posted: April 11, 2024
Exam Care Kits graphic

FREE Exam Care Kits for students are now available at all WPL locations!

It's exam season and we know that can mean a lot of extra stress for students. We want to help make your day better, so we've put together Exam Care Kits full of goodies to help you make it through those intense study sessions.

If you're using one of our library locations to study, simply let a staff member know you're a student to receive your free Exam Care Kit from Thursday, April 11 to Thursday, April 25, 2024.

Posted: April 9, 2024
Fiero Code - Learn-to-code software

Introducing Fiero Code

Fiero Code is an all-in-one learn-to-code web tool, that makes learning code fun! No matter someone’s age, or knowledge about coding, Fiero can help them build on pre-existing or non-existent skills. Fiero Code is web-based and accessible on any device.

With Fiero Code, you can: 

Posted: April 2, 2024
Event Notice at RIM Park in April 2024: Limited Parking at Eastside Branch

The 2024 OVA Championships will be held at RIM Park Manulife Sportsplex on April 5-7, 11-16, 19-21, and 26-28. Due to this event, RIM Park will be extremely busy on those dates and parking will be very limited at the entire facility. Access to the Eastside Branch on the dates listed may be difficult with traffic causing major delays. 

Here are some helpful tips to ensure you can still visit the Eastside Branch and enjoy the library’s services during this time: 


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