Locations and Hours

Main Library (MAIN)
35 Albert Street,
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 5E2
Phone: 519-886-1310 ext. 124

Hours

Monday to Saturday : 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday : CLOSED

John M. Harper Branch (HRP)
500 Fischer Hallman Road North
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 0B1
Phone: 519-886-1310 ext. 310

Hours

Monday to Saturday : 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday : CLOSED


Parking is always free

Bus

  • Route 13 Laurelwood
  • Route 201 iExpress (stop at Fischer-Hallman and Columbia)

McCormick Branch (MCC)
500 Parkside Drive,
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 5J4   
Phone: 519-886-1310 ext. 213

Hours

Monday : CLOSED
Tuesday to Saturday : 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday : CLOSED

Parking is always free

Bus

  • Route 9 Lakeshore

ION

Route 301 Light Rail Transit

The Research and Technology stop is approximately a 15 minute walk from the McCormick Branch, or transfer to the Route 9 Lakeshore. Learn more about the ION including the schedule and fares on the Grand River Transit website

Holiday Hours 2020

All WPL locations are CLOSED on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, January 1
  • Monday, February 17 
  • Friday, April 10
  • Sunday, April 12
  • Monday, April 13
  • Monday, May 18
  • Wednesday, July 1
  • Monday, August 3
  • Monday, September 7
  • Monday, October 12


Christmas & New Year's Hours 2020

  • Thursday, December 24 – open 10:00am to 1:30pm
  • Friday, December 25 – CLOSED
  • Saturday December 26 – CLOSED
  • Sunday December 27 – CLOSED
  • Monday December 28 – CLOSED
  • Tuesday, December 29 - open 10:00am to 6:00pm
  • Wednesday, December 30 - open 10:00am to 6:00pm
  • Thursday December 31 – open 10:00am to 1:30pm
  • Friday January 1, 2021 – CLOSED

SUNDAY HOURS AT THE MAIN LIBRARY

Due to the COVID crisis, the Main Library will remain closed on Sundays in 2020.