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Photograph of Kitchener Social Work Library building

The Social Work Library is located on the lower level of Laurier's Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work building in Kitchener. It supports research activity in areas of Social Work practice and policy. The Library houses more than 3,600 items.

The Library is open for OneCard access during the hours shown below. Library staff are on-site Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30am to 4:30pm to provide assistance.

Building Hours

To see building hours past this week, visit the extended hours view.

Monday (May 27):

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Tuesday (May 28):

8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Wednesday (May 29):

8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Thursday (May 30):

8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Friday (May 31):

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday (June 1):


Sunday (June 2):



  • Accessible workstations
  • Network Login computers
  • Photocopying
  • Printing


The Social Work Library is located two blocks from the Grand River Transit terminal at 15 Charles Street West (Charles Street Terminal). It is accessible by foot, or by a number of bus routes departing from the terminal. Please visit the Grand River Transit website for schedules and route information.



Students at the Faculty of Social Work in Kitchener may purchase permits through Laurier to park at the City of Kitchener parking garage at Charles and Benton Streets. The parking permits will be honoured at the Waterloo campus in the white permit areas only at no additional cost. See Parking Permits: Kitchener for information about how to apply.

Accessible Parking

Students who require accessible parking must contact the Accessible Learning Centre. There are two designated accessible parking spaces at the College street lot (Social Work campus) for visitors or temporary parking. The College Street entrance is wheelchair accessible.


Please visit the City of Kitchener parking page for parking rates and locations.


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Last Updated: May 1, 2024 10:51am