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thank you in block letters
Shannon, Queen's Square | April 2, 2017
April is National Volunteer Month, and we salute the more than 400 individuals who donate their time, ideas and energy to Idea Exchange. In 2016, a... Read More»
cartoon of a zombie
Lina, Preston | April 2, 2017
I say yes because I am one!  Recently, Phil at Queen's Square wrote an article on sleeplessness and how to get to sleep. He had some good ideas.... Read More»
vacuuming a car seat
Shaun, Hespeler | April 2, 2017
Hooray! Spring is finally here! Or, it should be here by now. I don’t really know. I’ve lived in this province a couple of years and I’m still trying... Read More»
hand and sprouting plant
Beth, Preston | March 1, 2017
As the daughter of a vegetable farmer, I know very well how important seeds are. It constantly amazes me that these tiny specks of nothing can grow,... Read More»
dog on a dock
Sarah E, Hespeler | March 1, 2017
You know you’re a crazy dog lady when the people you know point out dogs when they see them or show you funny dog clips on the Internet. Or when you... Read More»
seeds sprouting in the ground
Jessica, Preston | March 1, 2017
In 2005, scientists resurrected an ancient being. It wasn’t a dinosaur or a caveman like in the classic movies Jurassic Park or Encino Man, but it... Read More»
justice scale, gavel and law books
Phil, Queen's Square | March 1, 2017
At Idea Exchange we can help you find the latest great book, movie, music and so much more. But did you know on Tuesday afternoons from 1-4pm, you... Read More»
Hespeler's Meccanoid Robot
Susan, Hespeler | March 1, 2017
There’s a new addition at Idea Exchange Hespeler — our robot, Meccanoid! Meccanoid is all ready to show you what he can do. He’s already programmed... Read More»
Virtual Reality
Shaun, Hespeler | February 9, 2017
Gone are the days where your local library was considered merely a storage space for books. These days, Idea Exchange has expanded its services... Read More»
Shannon, Queen's Square | February 1, 2017
Volunteering is not just the purview of the retired these days. Statistics Canada’s most recent report showed that more than 47% of Canadians... Read More»

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