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Waterloo Reads: Get Started

About This Collection

Picture of a woman reading

Photo by adulau

Waterloo Reads items are popular fiction and non-fiction print books that are selected primarily from bestsellers lists and in collaboration with Words Worth Books in Uptown Waterloo.

Waterloo Reads books  ...

  • can be signed out for two weeks at a time *extended to 120 days during the pandemic*
  • can be renewed once
  • are funded entirely by donations

Waterloo Reads collection

Waterloo Reads items are popular books located on designated shelves in the Dana Porter and Davis Centre libraries on the main campus and in Musagetes Architecture Library in Cambridge.

Explore online via the catalogue's Waterloo Reads gallery.

  • Choose a title to review.
  • Sign in to the system with your WatIAM credentials.
  • If the item is an ebook you can open it and view it online.
  • If the item is in print, submit a request to arrange for the pick up/mail service.

Waterloo Reads collection in the Dana Porter Library

The Waterloo Reads collection in the Dana Porter Library is located on the main floor, across from the IST Help Desk and Browsers cafe.