Waterloo campus Library summer renovations to run from April 25-early September

Apr 19, 2016 -
Physical upgrades will support Gallery and Press integrations, Library’s intellectual and cultural vision

Library to receive solar wall and energy upgrades as part of Sustainable Energy Management Initiative

Apr 8, 2016 -

Wilfrid Laurier University is embarking on a sustainable energy management initiative that will include solar wall installations, system upgrades and an energy audit at the university’s facilities in Waterloo and Brantford.

Renovations will begin April 25. On the Waterloo campus, both the Laurier Library and Bricker Residence will see the installation of a solar wall, in addition to interior upgrades of the mechanical and electrical systems. On the Brantford campus, Grand River Hall will see upgrades to its mechanical and electrical systems.

Waterloo campus Library elevator update

Apr 7, 2016 -
In recent weeks, there have been several elevator service outages in the Waterloo campus Library building. These outages have been increasingly frustrating to Library users and staff members, and we greatly regret the inconvenience and disruption.

Library Undergraduate Research Award winners announced

Apr 6, 2016 -

The Library Undergraduate Research Award committee has announced this year's award winners.

The Library Undergraduate Research Awards are given to recognize undergraduate students who demonstrate exceptional use of any library's resources as part of their regular coursework. For more information on the awards, including details on applying, click here:

Here are this year's award recipients:

Senior Awards

First Place ($350) – Ryan Orr

Easter weekend holiday hours

Mar 24, 2016 -
All locations are closed Friday, March 25. Subsequent weekend hours vary by location. Click here for detailed breakdowns.

Wilfrid Laurier University closed due to severe weather

Mar 24, 2016 -

Wilfrid Laurier University is closed Thursday, March 24, due to severe winter weather. This closure includes the university’s Waterloo and Brantford campuses, the Faculty of Social Work building in Kitchener, and the Toronto office. Click here for more information.

Discover Laurier Library Video Tutorials

Mar 4, 2016 -
The Library has created videos: lots of short tutorials for every step in the research process. Click this story to visit our tutorials.

Fatima Garzan Art Installation: The Space Between Your Thoughts

Feb 5, 2016 -

The Robert Langen Art Gallery and Wilfrid Laurier University Library are pleased to announce the official launch of Fatima Garzan's art installation, The Space Between Your Thoughts. This installation invites viewers to explore the visual power of the language of pattern, repetition and form.

Joan Mitchell Travel Award winner announced

Jan 29, 2016 -

The Laurier Archives is pleased to announce the winner of the 2016 Joan Mitchell Travel Award. Christine Grossutti is a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography at Queen’s University. The primary focus of Ms. Grossutti’s research is the development of Biosphere Reserves in Canada.

Laptop thefts reported

Nov 17, 2015 -
Please do not leave your valuables unattended when visiting the Library