WiFi & Printing

 

All WPL locations provide FREE WiFi, wireless printing, internet hotspots and photocopiers. 

WiFi (Wireless Internet Access)

To log on to the network with your wireless device, just follow these easy steps:

  1. Turn on your wireless device
  2. Enable your wireless adaptor
  3. Select SSID/network “WPLMAIN” or “WPLMCC”
  4. Start your browser
  5. Accept the Waterloo Public Library Acceptable Use Policy

Once you accept the conditions for accessing the Internet at WPL, you will be taken to our homepage. 

To view our Internet & Computer Use policy, click here.

Printing & Photocopying

Photocopiers and printing are available at all WPL locations. Cash only.

Black and White Printing - $0.15 each
Colour Printing - $0.50 each

Vaccine & Government Documents
It is FREE to print vaccination records and any government issued documents. Please see staff at your location for assistance. 

Large Format Printing - NOW AVAILABLE!

We offer large format printing at our Eastside Branch. Our printer is an HP DesignJet T1700. We are currently offering this service with paper 36" wide.
 

Cost

Pricing for the Large Format Printer is on a price recovery basis for the consumable materials; you pay only for the paper and ink used.

Paper Cost - Plain paper, 36” (914 mm) wide plain white 24 lb (90 g/m2) - $1.00/foot.
Ink Cost - $1.00 per ml of ink used.

An average 8”x10” print is about $2.00 and a 36"x24" full-colour poster-size print costs about $20

All prints are reviewed with a staff member to confirm final pricing before printing.
 

Important Information

No bulk orders. Customers are limited to $50 worth of large format printing per day.

It is the customer’s obligation and responsibility to determine and satisfy copyright, patent, trademark or other use restrictions. Waterloo Public Library is not responsible for violation of intellectual property laws.

Waterloo Public Library reserves the right to refuse any projects that violate our policies, are unsafe and/or are unlawful.

Borrow the Internet

Hotspots are great for connecting to the internet anywhere you need it.

  • Borrow a hotspot for 2 weeks at a time; 1 hotspot per library membership
  • Borrowers must be 18 years of age or older
  • Holds are allowed
  • Renewals are not available
  • Pickup and return hotspots at any WPL location
  • Return the hotspots directly to staff

If you have questions about the Hotspots, ask staff or phone 519-886-1310.

Wireless Printing

You can easily connect to our printing system from your laptop computer and print to the Library’s printers.

  • Verify your machine is up-to-date and that Java is installed & up-to-date
  • Each print job will expire at the end of the day that it is submitted
  • You will be required to create a User ID to identify your job. This ID allows you to access your job at the Print Release Station.

NOTE: Linux and Mobile Devices are not supported at this time.

Wireless Printing

Download the LPT: One Print Client

Main Library

Windows
Mac  

McCormick Branch

Windows
Mac

John M. Harper Branch

Windows
Mac

East Branch

Windows
Mac

 

 

Closing the LPT: One Print Client
  1. Open the LPT:One Print Client by clicking on the button in the taskbar
  2. Click Stop Print Client

The LPT:One Print Client closes, and restores your previous default printer. When you shutdown or log off your computer, the LPT:One Print Client will automatically close.

Step-by-step Instructions for Wireless Printing
Click here to view steps.