Waterloo Public Library News Archive

Posted: June 29, 2022
WPL closed on Friday July 1
All Waterloo Public Library locations will be CLOSED on Friday, July 1, 2022 for the Canada Day holiday. Regular hours resume on Saturday, July 2nd. Exterior returns drop boxes remain open as usual.

For full location and hours information, visit: https://www.wpl.ca/your-library/locations-and-hours
Posted: June 21, 2022
Sharing Our Voices header graphic

Sharing Our Voices is an intergenerational program that brings high school students and people living with memory loss together through storytelling and art experiences. This program gives participants the opportunity to build social connections and explore collaborative creative processes. Art pieces created as part of this program will be showcased throughout Waterloo Region.


Posted: June 1, 2022
Congratulations Kelly - WPL's new CEO

The Waterloo Public Library Board is excited to announce that Kelly Kipfer has been selected as the library’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective August 29th, 2022.

Kipfer joined the Waterloo Public Library (WPL) in June 2013 as the Manager, Community Engagement & Children’s Services. Her exceptional leadership skills, visionary mindset and dedication to providing innovative programs, services and technology have made her a valued member of the library’s senior management team.

Posted: May 31, 2022
Wayside Hygiene Drive

Wayside Centre Hygiene Drive | June 1 to 30

Our Teen Events Team needs your help to support the incredible work of the Wayside Centre this June! Throughout all of June, we will be accepting personal care items that will be shared with members of our community who make use of the services of the Wayside Centre. The top items needed include shampoo, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, razors, and menstrual pads (not tampons). We can only accept brand new items. 


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