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Idea Exchange | February 20, 2018
Our library catalogue will be unavailable on Wednesday, February 21 between 6am and 7am due to an upgrade. During this time, you can still access... Read More»
Bridge over frozen river
Federico Chaux | February 16, 2018
February. Most of us have always known it for Valentine's day, or for Groundhog day. It might just be me or have we only recently started to... Read More»
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Teens, Idea Exchange | February 13, 2018
With Family Day weekend and March Break coming up, why brave the frigid wilderness outside when you can stay inside and binge on worthwhile... Read More»
Open book with flowers next to it.
Shunzi Redfern | February 12, 2018
February, the Month of Love! “I think... if it is true that there are as many minds as there are heads, then there are as many kinds of love as there... Read More»
Eiffel tower at night
Jessica, Preston | February 1, 2018
The food! The architecture! And of course – the romance. There’s no better setting for a love story than Paris, the City of Light (and the city of... Read More»
board game pieces
Trish, Hespeler | February 1, 2018
Board games are back! Just look at the number of board game cafés springing up and board games offer many things that video games don’t. First of all... Read More»
rabbit coming out of a hat
Jan, Queen's Square | February 1, 2018
Steve Oz Family Fun Magic Show from 2:30-3:15pm at the Hespeler Idea Exchange. Save the date! It is going to be an awesome magic show and the price... Read More»
Teens with Video Game Controllers
Lauren, Clemens Mill | February 1, 2018
If you are looking for something new to do after school why not come out to the new Teen Lounge at our Clemens Mill location. Every Monday to... Read More»
Wolf Season Cover
Phil, Queen's Square | February 1, 2018
In January, I made the bold suggestion that together we could become better read. To that end, I made a suggestion of titles to read each month, with... Read More»
hand holding a compass
Carroll, Queen's Square | February 1, 2018
If you are like me and love to travel, you simply must check out the website Atlas Obscura. Atlas Obscura is a collaborative project that celebrates... Read More»

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