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Computer or WiFi/Study Seat

Public computer workstations and WiFi/study seats at all locations must be reserved in advance.

Click here to learn more about library services and hours during Step 3 (starting July 16, 2021) of the province's re-opening plan.

I
n accordance with both the Province of Ontario and Region of Waterloo's Face Covering By-law, masks MUST be worn while inside the library, unless exemptions apply.*

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public computers


Main Library - Computers can be reserved for up to 2 hours per day. Bookings may be made 2 days in advance.

John M. Harper Branch - Computers can be reserved for up to 2 hours per day. Bookings may be made 2 days in advance.

McCormick Branch - Computers can be reserved for 1-hour slots with a maximum of two hours per day. Bookings may be made 2 days in advance.

WIFI/study seats


Main Library - WiFi/study seats can be reserved for one 2-hour slot per day. Bookings may be made 1 day in advance.

John M. Harper Branch - WiFi/study seats can be reserved for one 2-hour slot per day. Bookings may be made 1 day in advance.

McCormick Branch - WiFi/study seats can be reserved for one 1-hour slot per day. Bookings may be made 1 day in advance.


programs available on computers

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, PowerPoint, OneNote)
  • Internet Explorer
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Adobe Reader
  • VLC Media Player
  • QuickTime Player
  • Snipping Tool
  • Calculator
  • Notepad
  • Paint

usage guidelines

  • Customers will be provided with alcohol swabs to clean their computer screen, keyboard and mouse after use
  • Washrooms are available
  • Food is NOT allowed at the computer stations or WiFi/Study seats
  • Drinks with lids are allowed
  • Laptops and iPads will not be available for borrowing

health guidelines

Before entering the library please ask yourself:

  • Are you unwell or experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms including fever, new cough or shortness of breath?
  • Have you travelled outside of Canada in the last 14 days?
  • Have you been in close contact with someone with a confirmed or probable COVID-19 diagnosis?

If you answer "Yes" to any of these, do NOT enter the library.

*Mask wearing regulations can be found at the links below:

Learn more about Wireless Access @ WPL.

View WPL's Internet and Computer Use Policy.