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02 Mar 2015

The Aeolian Jazz Trio makes its first Music in the Library appearance this Friday, March 6 at 12:15.

Laurier community members: stop by and enjoy beautiful classic swing and Latin jazz music in support of our award-winning student musicians!

The performance takes place just inside the front doors of the Waterloo campus Library - all are welcome, and admission is free. Guests are invited to attend for a few minutes or for the entire event.

The Aeolian Jazz Trio's set list includes:

28 Jan 2015

Inquiring Minds is an occasional series by liaison librarian Anne Kelly highlighting connections between current and past events and the resources in Laurier's Library.

For her first two entries:

Where's Franklin?

Volcanoes in Hawaii

28 Jan 2015

Explore the American consumer boom of the mid-20th century through reports on some of America’s most famous brands, from tobacco to cars. Valuable for Business, Cultural Studies and Psychology.

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28 Apr 2014

Beginning Wednesday, April 30, the main entrance to Laurier’s Waterloo campus Library building will be closed for renovations.

The main entrance is being reconstructed during the summer and is scheduled to be reopened for the fall term. Construction will include demolition and removal of the entire elevated concrete podium along the east side of the library, which has been closed in recent years due to its deteriorated structural condition. The new construction will provide an attractive, universally-accessible entrance to the Library.

16 Apr 2014

The Laurier Library is putting together a new master space plan that will involve a holistic review of our Waterloo campus Library building in preparation for future changes to the space.

20 Mar 2014

Access CBC documentaries from television and radio. Updated weekly, the collection has thousands of titles free from advertising. It includes such favourites as The Nature of Things, Ideas, Doc Zone and The National. Search by keyword or browse by category.

Instructors can prepare program lists for courses or embed and share content.

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13 Feb 2014

Laurier Library provides access to two collections within this resource:  "Personal Experience" and "Propaganda and Recruitment".  

27 Nov 2013

American Indian Histories and Cultures is a new on-line resource from noted primary-source publisher Adam Matthew. 

Explore manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers right up to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century, as well as browse through a wide range of rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, to historic maps and travel journals.

09 Oct 2013

The world's first fully illustrated weekly newspaper, The Illustrated London News, was first published on Saturday, May 14, 1842, and its first colour supplement was in 1855, also a world first.

20 Aug 2013

Welcome to the Laurier Library’s new-look website.

The new site is designed to make it easier for our users to interact with the Library, whether via computer, tablet, or mobile device. 

Note that we are currently continuing to make our old website available at while our users get used to the new platform.

The new site includes a number of specific changes designed to improve the user experience, such as the following: