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The most recent news updates and press releases from Kitchener Public Library.

July 3, 2020

KITCHENER, Ont — Starting Monday, July 6, Curb and Carry will begin at Country Hills Community Library.

Country Hills is the fourth location to begin offering this holds pickup service, joining Central Library, Grand River Stanley Park Community Library and Forest Heights Community Library.

Customers with holds available at this location will be contacted when their items are ready for pickup.

Country Hills Community Library Pickup Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday, 9 am to 6 pm
  • Friday 9 am to 5 pm

We encourage customers who currently have library items to hang onto them. There will be no additional overdue fines until further notice. However, book drops at all library locations are open for those who choose to return items.

For additional details about the service, please visit

About the Kitchener Public Library

Kitchener Public Library is a hub of activity and one of the most significant community spaces in the City of Kitchener. The library boasts five locations located throughout the city; including the award-winning and recently renovated and expanded Central Library near the downtown core. The library has 102,000 active members and welcomes 1.2 million visitors each year. To learn more about Kitchener Public Library, visit To be the first to find out what’s happening at the library, follow @KitchLibrary on Twitter.

For additional information about this release, please contact:

Shirley Luu
Manager, Digital Marketing
Kitchener Public Library
85 Queen St. North, Kitchener, ON, N2H 2H1
Phone: 519.743.0271

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June 29, 2020

KITCHENER, Ont — We are excited to begin offering computer access by reservation-only at Central Library beginning Monday, July 6, 2020.

Reservations can be made up to two days in advance, beginning... Read more

June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020

KITCHENER, Ont — We are excited to add Grand River Stanley Park Community Library to our growing list of Curb and Carry locations!

Starting Monday, June 29, our holds pickup... Read more

June 16, 2020

KITCHENER, Ont — Beginning on Wednesday, June 17, customers using our curbside pickup service will no longer need to schedule a pickup time.

When your hold items are ready to be picked up, you will... Read more