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Field Station Berlin.
Robert Thody, Education Officer | June 27, 2017
Ruins of Berlin buildings after World War II were piled high onto open ground, away from the city centre. The offensive mountain of rubble was a... Read More»
Rainbow heart
Carroll, Queen's Square | June 26, 2017
How to find YA LGBTQ+ Books in the Library? If you have ever struggled to find teen books that reflect the LGBTQ+ experience in the library, you are... Read More»
Canada Film Reels
Iga Janik, Curator of Contemporary Art | June 23, 2017
Canadian Film and Video Art and where to find it. We spend so much time with media. So much video. Everywhere. And yet, so little art. Video art in... Read More»
Teens writing exams
Mya Kidson | June 16, 2017
How do you stay calm during exams? Exams perhaps are the most stressful part of school, where we have to recap everything we learned from the whole... Read More»
child eating a carrot
Tina, Preston | June 5, 2017
We are well into the beautiful weather season, and it’s now warm enough to get those gardens started. Drop by Idea Exchange, Preston to check out... Read More»
Man with paper airplane
Mya Kidson | June 5, 2017
Fate Falls from the Sky Outside a two story building window, a paper fell. It drifted gracefully, passing windows of buildings. The paper was a soft... Read More»
headphones in a heart
Kathleen, Queen's Square | June 1, 2017
Over 7 million songs. That’s a lot of reasons to love Freegal. And if you love Freegal as much as we do, you probably have a monster playlist... Read More»
goose painting
Kids, Idea Exchange | June 1, 2017
We are proud to announce that Idea Exchange has won 2nd place in the National TD Summer Reading Awards for our 2016 summer. These awards have... Read More»
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Lee, Clemens Mill | June 1, 2017
IT’S BACK!!! What are you doing this summer? Why not follow us on Instagram @ideaXchallenge and take the #IEXchallenge from June 25th to August 19th... 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»

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