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Nicole, Queen's Square | May 22, 2018
This year, Idea Exchange is pleased to share Lynda.com with our members, an exciting addition to our online learning opportunities. Lynda.com is a... Read More»
kids fingers in green slime
Natasha, Hespeler | May 22, 2018
Sticky, yucky, slimey, gooey, smelly, stretchy, gucky, messy…. SCIENCE! Are your children as obsessed with slime as mine are? Children everywhere... Read More»
Old Post Office party graphic
Idea Exchange | May 22, 2018
Restoring time is no easy feat but Idea Exchange’s Old Post Office location has intertwined the beauty of the past with the advances of the future.... Read More»
two dogs and an ipad
Idea Exchange | May 22, 2018
Nothing beats lounging around with a great magazine! The RB Digital App (formerly Zinio for Libraries) offers full colour copies of your favourite... Read More»
woman listening to music
Phil, Queen's Square | May 22, 2018
Idea Exchange and Freegal Music are making access to on-line music easier than ever to use with Freegal music streaming. In addition to 5 MP3... Read More»
hand holding a lightbulb
Shannon, Queen's Square | May 21, 2018
New location. New volunteer opportunities. In a few short weeks the Idea Exchange, Old Post Office location will open the doors to a wealth of new... Read More»
Post Office heritage funding announcement
Idea Exchange | May 21, 2018
The new technologies and gadgets will not be the only things to amaze us at the Old Post Office. The building’s restoration work is a testament to... Read More»
TMMC Funding Announcement
Idea Exchange | May 21, 2018
The new digital library will be a space for creative minds of all ages to gather, inspiring creativity and skills development with access to cutting-... Read More»
Forehead with light bulb above
Federico Chaux | May 8, 2018
A while back, my phone broke. Not just the typical screen crack or the malfunction of the camera. It smashed against the floor while I was in class... Read More»
Clemens Mill at night
Idea Exchange | May 7, 2018
There are exciting changes ahead!  Our Clemens Mill location is being renovated this summer to improve the overall experience for families, students... Read More»

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