Photograph of Kitchener Social Work Library building

For a description of current library space services, please see the Library Coronavirus (COVID-19) Service update.

The Social Work Library is located on the lower level of Laurier's Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work building in Kitchener. It supports research activity in areas of Social Work practice and policy. The Library houses more than 3,600 items.


The Kitchener Social Work Library is temporarily closed for your protection. Library services have been adjusted. Please see the update page.



Social Work Library
120 Duke Street West
Kitchener, ON N2H 3W8
Map of this location


The Social Work Library is located two blocks from the Grand River Transit terminal at 15 Charles Street West (Charles Street Terminal). It is accessible by foot, or by a number of bus routes departing from the terminal. Please visit the Grand River Transit website for schedules and route information.



Students at the Faculty of Social Work in Kitchener may purchase permits through Laurier to park at the City of Kitchener parking garage at Charles and Benton Streets. The parking permits will be honoured at the Waterloo campus in the white permit areas only at no additional cost. See Student Parking Permits: Kitchener for information about how to apply.

Accessible Parking

Students who require accessible parking must contact the Accessible Learning Centre. There are two designated accessible parking spaces at the College street lot (Social Work campus) for visitors or temporary parking. The College Street entrance is wheelchair accessible. See Accessible Parking: Kitchener for more information.


Please visit the City of Kitchener parking page for parking rates and locations.


  • Accessible workstations
  • Network Login computers
  • Photocopying
  • Printing


Accessibility Information

Floor plans

Collection listing by floor is not available

Floor plans are not available