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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Stay-At-Home Order

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 5:15pm

During the four-week -stay-at-home order beginning on April 8, 2021, all library locations will offer curbside pickup through Curb and Carry.

Customers will be able to place items on hold through our catalogue and pick them up when they become available. This service will be available at all five Kitchener Public Library locations.

Our hours of operation will remain the same:

Monday to Thursday: 9 am to 7 pm
Friday: 9 am to 5:30 pm
Saturday: 9 am to 5:30 pm
Sunday: Closed

All items will continue to have a three-week loan period and most items can be renewed twice, if they have not been placed on hold by anyone else. 

For up-to-date service information, please visit

We continue to encourage customers to take advantage of the many digital resources and services we have available:

If you don’t have a library card, sign up online and get instant access to resources and collections:

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, Marketing and Communications
Kitchener Public Library
85 Queen St. North, Kitchener, ON, N2H 2H1
Phone: 519.743.0271 x227

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