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Teens, Idea Exchange | May 2, 2018
It’s May – the month when we can really start enjoying spring and start to get ready for summer. If you’re looking for some new tunes, a great book... Read More»
Ideas Industry Book Cover from Syndetics
Phil, Queen's Square | May 2, 2018
In January, I made the bold suggestion that together we could become better read. To that end, I suggested titles to read each month, with the intent... Read More»
Small hands planting
Programs + Events | May 2, 2018
Spring is finally here – for real this time! Are you ready for the sun to be warmer and the days to be longer? Because we definitely are. With winter... Read More»
kids birdwatching
Marg, Clemens Mill | May 2, 2018
Are you looking for an activity that the whole family can get excited about? Consider the fascinating seek-and-find hobby of birdwatching! This is... Read More»
Book and computer binary code
Ideas | May 1, 2018
Never stop learning. Whether you’re looking for academic, professional or personal development courses, you will find them Gale Courses. With well-... Read More»
Bob's Guitar Service
Idea Exchange | April 30, 2018
Chords of collaboration have made Guitars for Kids a reality in our region! Guitars for Kids is an initiative led by Bob Egan of Bob’s Guitar Service... Read More»
Minecraft
Samantha, Queen's Square | April 30, 2018
Do you love Minecraft? Idea Exchange does too! Bring your friends and drop in to one of our four libraries (Clemens Mill, Hespeler, Preston, Queen's... Read More»
Achim Klaas, owner of Klaas Design
Nicole, Queen's Square | April 30, 2018
One of the most fascinating features of the Old Post Office is the historic clock which has been keeping watch over Galt’s core for the past 100... Read More»
Linwood Barclay's Broken Promise book cover
Idea Exchange | April 26, 2018
The 2018 One Book One Community selection has been announced. This year’s book is Broken Promise by Linwood Barclay. It’s sure to be a suspenseful... Read More»
classical conductor
Phil, Queen's Square | April 18, 2018
If you’re a fan of classical music, have you taken a deeper look at our free online music service, Freegal? Every week new titles are available for... Read More»

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