Book a
Computer or WiFi Seat

Public computer workstations and WiFi/Study seats can be reserved in advance and are also available to walk-in customers.

Public Computers

Computers can be reserved for 1 hour slots with a maximum of 2 hours per day at all locations. Bookings may be made 1 day 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.


In accordance with the Region of Waterloo's Face Covering By-law, masks must be worn while inside the library.


CLICK HERE to book a computer now

CLICK HERE to reserve a WiFi/Study seat now.


Programs available on public 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

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

  • Sanitize your hands upon entering the building
  • In accordance with the Region of Waterloo's Face Covering By-law, masks must be worn while inside the library; view the Face Covering By-law for complete details
  • Respect physical distancing and stay 6 feet apart

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.

Learn more about Wireless Access @ WPL.

View WPL's Internet and Computer Use Policy.