Eat! Drink! Be Merry!

Savouries & Sweets

After Hours @ The Library is becoming famous for its delicious food from local restaurants and caterers. The generous support of these businesses will help make our special fundraising event in 2018 absolutely amazing.

Little Mushroom Catering
290 – 5 Thompson Dr
Cambridge, ON N1T 2E3

Famoso Neopolitan Pizzeria
15 King St S
Waterloo, ON N2J 1N9

Just Love Pie
33 Erb St West (in the Atrium)
Waterloo, ON N2L 1S8

Flame Meat Shop
500 Glen Forrest Blvd
Waterloo, ON N2L 5G4

Schwarma Plus
220 King St N
Waterloo, ON N2J 2Y7

My Thai
51 King St N
Waterloo, ON N2J 2W9

EVO Kitchen
31 Water St S
Cambridge, ON N1R 3C7


We are excited to announce that Dixon’s Distilled Spirits from Guelph will be at After Hours @ The Library on November 16, 2018. Dixon’s will be serving delicious cocktails made with their Wicked Citrus Gin and Silvercreek Vodka.

Thank you for your support.

After Hours 2017

Join us on Friday, November 16th from 7:00pm to 9:30pm with special guest Marco Timpano

We are thrilled to announce the return of our popular After Hours @ The Library fundraiser. This year, we have invited award-winning comedian, actor and podcaster, Marco Timpano, to attend our fundraiser for an evening of conversation, delicious food, drink and awesome prizes.

Guests can mingle over a glass of wine, indulge in delicious canapés and sweets from local restaurants & caterers, enjoy the sound of the Andriy Tykhonov & Robin Habermehl Duo, and get social. Our panel of authors will be chatting with guests, signing books and answering questions in a relaxed atmosphere. and get social. Our special guest Marco Timpano will be talking about his experiences in acting, comedy and, if we’re lucky, his time as a hand model.

Be sure to attend this year’s After Hours @ The Library fundraiser for a night you won’t soon forget.

Tickets are $50 (includes 1 drink ticket and hors d’oeuvres)

Purchase tickets ONLINE or in person at your favourite WPL location. 

Funds raised go towards expanding our current adult and children’s program offerings.

Thank you to our media partner, The Waterloo Region Record, Dixon’s Distilled Spirits and our generous Food Station Sponsors:

EVO Kitchen

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria

Little Mushroom Catering

Just Love Pie

Flame Meat Shop

Shawerma Plus

My-Thai Waterloo


In 2017, our After Hours prizes were valued at an incredible $10,000. The prize list for After Hours 2018 is building already! View a list  of our generous prize donors. And remember there are more prizes still to come!



raffleEach year the After Hours @ The Library raffle contains a large selection of wonderful prizes generously donated by local stores, restaurants and services. 

2018 Prize List

VIA Rail – Travel Voucher (value: $1000)

Library Bound – Booklover’s Extravaganza Gift Basket

Mandy Blake Photography – Family Photo Shoot (value: $525)

YMCA – 3-month Family Plus membership & Y swag (value: $520)

Karen Coviello – 2 tickets to Come From Away (value: $340)

Robin Interiors – in-home consultation (value: $250)

Karen Coviello – 2 tickets to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (value: $180)

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada – 4 Express Anytime Tickets (value: $150)

Shooter’s Choice – 6 sessions of archery lessons for beginners (value: $125)

My Thai Gift Certificate (value: $100)

Chicopee Resort – 2 All-Access Lift Tickets for the 2018-19 Winter Season (value: $80)

Gifted – gift card

SydFIT Health Centre – gift certificate for 1 month unlimited boxing fitness classes

Dutch Mill Flower Shop – beautiful live flower arrangement (will be on display at After Hours)

Cntrol – gift card for haircut with stylist Emily  (value: $75)

Epicure – gift certificate and product from Deb Reinhart, Epicure Consultant

Esta Chocolates – gift basket for chocolate lovers

UpTown Waterloo BIA – $50 UpTown Dollars + swag bag (value: $50+)

Clay & Glass Gallery – gift certificate for Play With Clay (value: $50)


Centre in the Square

CBC KW – a gift bag of cool swag, books, and chocolate

Fat Sparrow Group

Wilfrid Laurier University

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE)

In 2017 our prizes were worth over $10,000!!  MANY more prizes coming soon for 2018!

Interested in donating merchandise or a gift card from your business in support of the 2018 After Hours @ The Library fundraiser? Contact Sandi Hall, Marketing & Communications Specialist, at or 519-886-1310 ext. 157