Booking a

Reserve computer time at your favourite WPL location. WiFi (free), scanning & laser printing are available at all locations.

You will need a valid Waterloo Public Library card to book a public computer.

Reservations can be made up to one day in advance from any WPL location, from home, work or school – anytime and from anywhere that you have Internet access.

Click here to book a computer now.


Laser printing is available at all WPL locations. 

  • $0.15 per page (black and white)
  • $0.75 per page (colour)

We also offer flash drives for purchase. Contact the Information Desk for details.

Programs Available on the 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

Laptop Computers

Laptops are available for in-house loan at the Main Library and at the John M. Harper Branch. A valid library card must be presented, and loan exceptions may apply. 

Other Computer Information

For more information about booking a computer at your favourite WPL location, contact us at or 519-886-1310:

  • Main Library – Information Desk (Adult) ext. 124
  • Main Library – Children’s Department ext. 129
  • McCormick Branch ext. 213
  • John M. Harper Branch ext. 310

Learn more about Wireless Access @ WPL.

View WPL's PDF iconInternet and Computer Use Policy.