Bring your class to the library for a visit
Call 519-621-0460 or use the Online Booking Request to schedule a tour. Idea Exchange offers tours to meet the special needs of your class including membership cards for every student. Choose a prearranged tour below, or contact the library location nearest you to customize a visit.
Grand River Transit (GRT) is offering Waterloo Region teachers and their students from Kindergarten through grade eight a free ride on a regularly scheduled bus routes for an introductory public library tour. Access the GRT Class Pass link for full details.
Ontario Curriculum Half Day Workshops
All workshops include a one hour make-and-take art activity with a professional art instructor, and an interactive library tour and activities. Cost is $5 per student and a minimum of 15 students are required for these workshops.
Circuit Circuit (grades 4 to 6)
Gather your group and come for a visit! Customized visits are available for any group of any size and any age. Visits can be held at any one of our 4 locations. To book any of the visits below, contact your preferred location.
Introduction to Structures
An overview of all the exciting things Idea Exchange has to offer including program information and a tour of the entire facility.
An age-appropriate story read aloud by a professional children's programmer, and a general orientation of the library highlighting the children's area.
Summer Reading Club
Get your students reading all summer! Bring them for a special library tour that showcases the fun games, prizes, and programs they can enjoy for FREE in July and August when they come to Idea Exchange and join the Summer Reading Club.