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teen and senior at a laptop
Shannon, Queen's Square | August 1, 2017
The use of technology comes as easily as breathing for teens, but for those of us who grew up in a different era, handling something high tech leaves... Read More»
news on a tablet
Lee, Clemens Mill | August 1, 2017
“Critical thinking is a key skill in media and information literacy, and the mission of libraries is to educate and advocate its importance.” -... Read More»
sharing food at table
Sandra, Queen's Square | August 1, 2017
Do you dance to the rhythm of the drums? Do you cook a feast and sit together as one? Or like South Africans, do you ululate for every victory won?... Read More»
woman and laptop
Meghan, Queen's Square | August 1, 2017
It’s only August and for students, there’s still time to savour long summer days before hitting the books again. However, for those of us who haven’t... Read More»
veggie burger
Shaun, Hespeler | August 1, 2017
Not too long ago I shared an Idea based on my experiences with various diet trends, most notably vegetarianism.  Since then, I’ve met quite a few of... Read More»
woman and child in garden
Idea Exchange | August 1, 2017
Great news, Clemens Mill, Hespeler and Preston locations have launched EXTENDED HOURS and are now open weekdays at 10:00am. Join us this summer at... Read More»
3D yoda
Phil, Queen's Square | July 3, 2017
The future is now! No longer the stuff of science fiction, 3D printing is being used for more exciting real world applications than ever before. New... Read More»
Garden
Idea Exchange, Preston | July 1, 2017
Oh how our garden grows! In the summer of 2015, staff and members of the Preston community planted a vegetable, herb and pollinator (flower) garden... 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»
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»

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