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May 14, 2019

Holiday Closure - Monday, May 20, 2019 (Victoria Day)

Library Services will be closed Monday, May 20, 2019. After-hours study space will be available at our locations and regular service will resume on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

May 8, 2019

Tech Help Appointments (Doon)

Want to learn how to effectively use Microsoft Office 365? Having trouble navigating the features of eConestoga? Book a 30-minute appointment with a Tech Rep.

Appointments are available most weekday afternoons between 1pm-3pm and our Tech Rep can assist you in the Doon Library or any of the Open Access Computing Labs, including the TeachMeTech Lab (2A501).

Also remember you can drop-in to receive quick support from our Tech Reps and Tutors at the Tech Bar throughout the week.

April 30, 2019

Welcome New & Returning Students

Welcome to the Conestoga Library. The following highlights our Summer 2019 start-up services available to support you:

ONE Card = Your Library Card
Your Conestoga ONE Card allows you to access our library resources, tech equipment and other services (e.g., printing). Visit the ONE Card webpage for details.

Library PIN
Your Library PIN is the last 4-digits of your Conestoga Student ID number and it allows you off-campus access to all of our eBooks, article databases and streamed videos. Visit our off-campus access page for details.

Library Hours

Visit our hours page for a list of current service times at our Doon, Cambridge and Waterloo locations.


Please contact the Library in person, by phone or email.

Doon Library - Silent Study & Learning Lab Closed for Maintenance (May 4 & 5, 2019)

The Doon Library's Silent Study and Learning Lab will be unavailable for after-hours study on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5, 2019. Regular access will be restored on Monday, May 6, 2019.

April 11, 2019

Holiday Closure - Friday, April 19, 2019

Library Services will be closed Friday, April 19, 2019 in observance of Good Friday. After-hours study space will be available at our locations, and Doon Library will resume weekend service on Saturday, April 20, 2019.

February 28, 2019

COMM Café Drop-In Sessions (March 2019)

Working on a research paper, such as your COMM 1085 proposal? Then join us for COMM Café. Research and writing consultants will be available to assist with topic selection, research help, organizing ideas and citing your sources from 1pm-3pm throughout March 2019 at the following locations:

  • Doon Library: Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays

  • Waterloo Library: Wednesdays

  • Cambridge Library: Thursdays

  • Guelph Campus: Thursdays
  • NOTE: Brantford Campus will have a COMM Café session held in NEC105 from 9:30am-noon on Thursday, March 7, 2019

    February 14, 2019

    Family Day Closure - Monday, February 18, 2019

    Library Services at Cambridge, Doon and Waterloo campuses will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019 for Family Day. We will reopen for regular service on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

    Have a safe and relaxing Family Day.

    February 4, 2019

    Blind Date with a Book (Feb. 11-15, 2019)

    Looking to heat things up this winter? Are you craving a little intrigue, mystery, action, thrills or romance? Visit our Cambridge, Doon or Waterloo Library locations between February 11 to 15, 2019 to go on a "blind date" with a book.

    Our Libraries will feature a display of pink and red wrapped books - each containing a synopsis of what it's about without giving away the title, author or cover. You then decide which book you would like to checkout for a "date".

    Human Library Event (Feb. 14, 2019 | Doon)

    Ready to go on a blind date with a live book? Student Engagement and the Library are hosting their eighth annual Human Library event at Conestoga.

    Where: Learning Lab, Library Services (Doon Campus)

    When: Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 10am-4pm

    What/Who: The Human Books for the event are volunteers from the Conestoga and regional community that are available to be "checked out" for 15 minutes at a time by interested students, faculty and staff wanting to ask questions and learn more information first-hand about topics as being gender variant, living with a physical disability and more...

    How: Register via the Co-Curricular Record (CCR) or visit the Library on February 14 to register at the event's reception table.

    Why: Don't judge a book by its cover - everyone has a story to share to help break stereotypes, challenge assumptions, celebrate differences and enhance knowledge.

    January 2, 2019

    Happy New Year!

    Welcome! The following services are available from your Library:

    Library PIN
    Your Library PIN = the last 4 digits of your Conestoga Student/Staff ID number. Your PIN is used for accessing the Library's hundreds of thousands of eBook titles, articles and online videos anytime, anywhere from off-campus. It remains valid as long as you are enrolled or employed at Conestoga.

    ONE Card
    Your ONE Card is your Library card. You will be asked for this when borrowing books or videos from our collection. For part-time students, we will use your preexisting Conestoga ID card as your Library card or create a card for you.

    Online Room Bookings
    Meeting rooms for group work can be booked online.

    Printing, Photocopying & Scanning
    The Library provides access to printers, copiers and scanners. Ask us or one of our Tech Tutors for assistance.

    Tech Bar & Equipment Loans
    Ask our Doon Tech Bar team for support with your software and other related questions, or borrow a calculator, laptop or charger on short-term loan.

    Please connect with our friendly team in person, by phone or email.

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