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headphones in a heart
Kathleen, Queen's Square | June 1, 2017
Over 7 million songs. That’s a lot of reasons to love Freegal. And if you love Freegal as much as we do, you probably have a monster playlist... Read More»
guys and gadgets
Carroll, Queen's Square | June 1, 2017
The Media Technology Monitor (MTM) is the highest quality media survey in Canada. Every year the MTM collects information on how we are using new and... Read More»
Couple Embracing
Lina, Preston | June 1, 2017
Growing up I loved reading Historical Romances by two of my favourite authors Georgette Heyer and Barbara Cartland. They wrote with great detail... Read More»
Simpsons Clouds
Jessica, Queen's Square | June 1, 2017
Throughout its almost thirty-year record breaking run, the animated show The Simpsons has changed the pop culture landscape. Even if you’re not a fan... Read More»
Female Scientist
Phil, Queen's Square | June 1, 2017
When I was a student at University I remember seeing posters in my Dean’s office that had a picture of a girl with the tagline “I want to be an... Read More»
Cupcake with Canada Flags
Meghan, Queen's Square | June 1, 2017
This year, Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary as a nation - also known as our sesquicentennial, if you’re aiming for a high score in Scrabble.... Read More»
MORE tech
Idea Exchange | May 31, 2017
Have you heard the news? Clemens Mill, Hespeler and Preston launch EXTENDED HOURS starting Monday, July 3, 2017, opening weekdays at 10:00am! We are... Read More»
World Refugee Month
Programs + Events | May 29, 2017
Are you waiting for spring to end, and summer to begin? We have some exciting opportunities and events at Idea Exchange to help the month of June fly... Read More»
Idea Exchange Magazine Summer 2017
Idea Exchange | May 19, 2017
The Summer 2017 edition of Idea Exchange Magazine is here! We’re kicking off the season by offering MORE than ever. Read about new extended hours,... Read More»
woman with movie clapper
Jessica, Preston | May 1, 2017
Authors get a lot of perks: these are people who get to work in their PJ’s, after all. The best perk of all — even better than the PJ thing — is... Read More»