The virtual reality station at Central Library is currently unavailable. We are working on the issue and anticipate a resolution shortly.
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Do you have a project to do? Are you having trouble with your homework? The library can help!
There are several computers at Central Library, and each of our Community Library locations, which you can use for up to 2 hours per day. All you need is your library card!
Articles & Encyclopedias
Do you need to do research for a project or report? You can download articles, and discover information on just about any topic, using our databases.
A fully-searchable encyclopedia divided into sections for children, teens, and adults. Use Britannica anywhere, at any time, on any device.
Information in French and English about Canada and the world, including timelines of Canadian and world events.
Full text of 41 newspapers published by Torstar Media Group, including the Waterloo Region Record. Updated daily.
Grolier Online Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia articles, maps and current event information. Includes the New Book of Popular Science, Lands and Peoples, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, and more.
Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia
The fully-searchable, electronic version of the popular encyclopedia which spans the animal kingdom. Contains detailed information about species discovery, evolution, habitat, behavior, diet and much more.
There are several study rooms on the second floor at Central Library, perfect for working on group projects or for studying. These rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If it’s empty, go ahead and use it!
Central Library also has a study room which can be reserved by calling 519-743-7502.
Located on the upper level, this room seats up to 6 people, and can be reserved for up to 2 hours. Your group must have a minimum of 2 people to reserve the room.