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Pumpkin on floor
Mya Kidson | October 19, 2017
T’is the time for fall desserts, treats galore, and movie marathons. When fall comes around, I start planning right away. Our house is instantly... Read More»
kids with cardboard rocketship
Laureen, Queen's Square | October 18, 2017
What are you doing after school? Drop into Idea Exchange for some FUN! We’ve got lots of tech toys, creative games and activities to enjoy each week... Read More»
Boy in front of blackboard with equations and rainbows
Sarah E., Hespeler | October 18, 2017
Our Hespeler location is offering two STEAM Storytime sessions this fall! If you’re interested in learning more about science, technology,... Read More»
Fall Teen Tastemakers Logo
Teens, Idea Exchange | October 18, 2017
Are you looking for something to keep you busy as the days get colder and the nights get longer? Look no further: our Teen Tastemakers have some... Read More»
A group of young people working at a table.
Mya Kidson | October 6, 2017
Planning for your future The time has finally come when I have to make the decision about which post secondary schools I want to attend, what I want... Read More»
Woman terrified of spider.
Mya Kidson | October 5, 2017
When I was younger I could have described myself as a quitter. I would back out of things that scared me just so I could avoid them. I quit swimming... Read More»
kids in halloween costumes in a pile of leaves
Kids, Idea Exchange | October 4, 2017
Ghosts, ghouls, witches and beasts. Candy, decorations, tricks and treats. Halloween is a time full of mystery and frights, but it's also an... Read More»
donkey
Sue, Preston | October 3, 2017
Donkeys…  There is something so kind and gentle in the face of a donkey. Donkeys were domesticated more than 5000 years ago and are related to horses... Read More»
Teenager learning to drive
Teens | October 3, 2017
Getting a driver's licence is one of the most important rites of passage for a young person. In Ontario, it also means many years of moving through... Read More»
decorating supplies
Programs + Events | October 2, 2017
Welcome, Fall! It’s been so wonderful to feel the air getting crisp and cool, and see the leaves beginning to change. Now that a new school year is... Read More»

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