Returning library materials

COVID-19 update: Patrons with items from University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier, or University of Guelph may return them or renew them, as desired. Material from other university libraries should be returned by the due date given. Overdue interlibrary loan fines will be waived for any materials returned within a reasonable time.

All borrowers are responsible for items checked out under their names until the items have been returned.

Options for returning items:

  • Library book return bins continue to be available
  • Musagetes Architecture Library is open for returns Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Most university libraries in Ontario are accepting returns from other universities. Exceptions are:
    • University of Toronto main campus
    • Ryerson University
    • OCAD University
    • Ontario Tech University
    • York University
  • Items can be mailed to:
    • University of Waterloo – Dana Porter Library
      Circulation Services – Book Return
      200 University Ave West
      Waterloo, ON
      N2L 3G1

If none of these options are workable please contact us at Ask us and we will work with you to determine the best course of action.

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