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Idea Exchange | August 1, 2017

Great news, Clemens Mill, Hespeler and Preston locations have launched EXTENDED HOURS and are now open weekdays at 10:00am. Join us this summer at Idea Exchange and enjoy more tech, art, innovation and discovery!

Retro Gaming Day
Saturday, August 19, 10:00am - 4:00pm, Queen’s Square
Experience the history of video games from Pong to Xbox with our interactive retro gaming exhibit powered by The Personal Computer Museum. Try out classics that you loved and experience games you likely didn’t even know existed.
Free, Drop-in. All Ages.

Garden Workshop: What To Do with Your Harvest?
Monday, August 21, 6:30 – 7:30pm, Preston
Siobhan Bonisteel and Laura Brown from the Preston Community Garden offer tips and tricks for preserving your bountiful harvest.
Note: Children are welcome to attend Pajama Tales in the children’s department.
Free, Drop-in.

Tech Time Drop-In
Thursdays, 2:00 - 4:00pm, Clemens Mill
Drop in to the Clemens Mill branch with any tech problems you’re having, from downloading an ebook on OverDrive to learning how to store your photos on your phone! No appointment needed.
Free, All Ages.

Board Game Café
Thursday, September 7, 6:30 – 10:00pm, Hespeler
Gather together, meet like-minded gamers, and conquer the world! Fun, friendly atmosphere for those fans of low-tech board games like Pandemic, Magic, Scrabble, or Catan. Refreshments provided. Selection of games available – come try something new or bring your favourites with you! See you there!
Free, Ages 14+.

Launching our extended hours is an incredibly energizing time and we couldn’t be MORE excited to see you at Idea Exchange this summer!