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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»
boy with open book and waterfall
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | August 1, 2017
Do you remember what your favourite picture book was when you were little? Maybe you still have some of your old books with your name scrawled on the... Read More»
women in a pile of books
Jessica, Queen's Square | August 1, 2017
Right now it seems like we have a hundred things demanding our time.  Even our supposed down time is bombarded with a myriad of things to entertain... 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»
Teens using virtual reality tiltbrush
Mya Kidson | July 24, 2017
EVENTS! EVENTS! EVENTS! Are you stumped on what to do this summer? Sometimes planning those summer getaways can be hard. Plus, it’s even harder when... Read More»
glowing tablet
Phil, Queen's Square | July 22, 2017
There’s a new gal in town and her name is Libby. Libby is the new free app from OverDrive. With over 40 000 titles (e-books and audio) OverDrive... Read More»
Picture of Hogwarts
Mya Kidson | July 13, 2017
Dear fellow wizards, Have you ever wished that you would be able to live out your greatest dreams of going to Hogwarts? Well that dream is about to... Read More»
ŠTO TE NEMA, Photo credit: Mario Quiroz.
Saša Rajšić, Art Installation Technician | July 12, 2017
ŠTO TE NEMA is a public monument created as a response to the Srebrenica Genocide in July of 1995. Conceived as a participatory nomadic monument, ŠTO... Read More»

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