Waterloo Public Library News Archive

Posted: August 31, 2022
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Fall is right around the corner and we are excited to announce our newest Featured Reads list. Break out those cozy socks and reading blankets because our fall list of books is guranteed to pique your interests. 

We've curated a list of 12 new fiction and 12 new non-fiction books that we think you will love. Many of these titles come in physical copy, ebook and audiobook formats. Browse the list and start placing your holds today!

Browse our Featured Reads List


Posted: August 29, 2022
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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.

Watch a short video about the program


Posted: August 23, 2022
Now available - Inkling Magazine

Read it now! The second volume of Inkling Magazine is now available.

This spring, we asked teens to submit their original works of fiction (poems & short stories) to our 2nd Annual Teen Writing Contest.

We would like to thank each and every teen that shared their work with us; it was no easy task to pick winners from the amazing pool of talent. Congratulations to all of the winners. We are beyond ecstatic to be able to share your work in this publication.

Posted: August 17, 2022
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NOW AVAILABLE! In the Loop Fall Program Guide

Fall programs & events are here with our In the Loop digital magazine. Browse programs virtually or grab a physical copy of the guide from one of our library locations. Note that registration for fall programs will begin 3 weeks prior to the start date of each program.

Discover our fantastic fall line-up, including:


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