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Susan, Clemens Mill | November 1, 2017
There are many ways to celebrate during Canada 150. There is one place which I visit periodically, the Waterloo Region Museum, that gives a vivid... Read More»
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Nicole, Queen's Square | November 1, 2017
At Idea Exchange, we LOVE STEAM – so we are SO excited about National S.T.E.A.M. day, which takes place this year on Wednesday, November 8. This day... Read More»
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Programs + Events | November 1, 2017
This month, Idea Exchange has a full slate of programs available to our community, with both performances and programs for members. Check out the... Read More»
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Leah, Queen's Square | November 1, 2017
Hot romance trends come and go. Us romance fans have read our way through historical bodice rippers, sexy time travel adventures, and werewolves and... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | November 1, 2017
The Winter 2018 edition of the Idea Exchange Magazine is here! We’re ready for winter with tons of exciting programs to keep you warm inside! Read... Read More»
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Susan, Hespeler | November 1, 2017
The Hespeler Book Club meets monthly to discuss a variety of fiction and nonfiction. Last month, we read The Widow, by Fiona Barton, which falls... Read More»
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Jessica, Queen's Square | November 1, 2017
Unsurprisingly, I love reading, but I hate guessing the pronunciation of certain character names. Some are straightforward, but others take a little... Read More»
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Kids, Idea Exchange | November 1, 2017
November is here and so is the cold weather! Warm up at Idea Exchange and let your imagination soar this winter with us. Looking for something fun to... Read More»
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Mya Kidson | October 30, 2017
I remember when I was younger, Halloween was always my favourite time of the year; it still is. I remember planning my costume months ahead of time.... Read More»
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Shannon Markle | October 27, 2017
“I can share what I know, and learn new things when I do.” ~ Brendon Highmore Brendon Highmore came to Idea Exchange as a co-op student in his final... Read More»

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