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  • Nintendo Switch Lite

Borrowing | April 15, 2019

Ready player one? It’s time to get your game on! You can borrow video games, consoles, and accessories from Idea Exchange!

See all Idea Exchange Video Games.

Power-up with our Wii, WiiU, PS4, and XboxOne games. Search by keyword or console type in our catalogue and place a hold or pop by our Queen’s Square and Clemens Mill locations to peek at our collection.

Cleaning out your closets?  We accept donations of gently used games. Simply drop off your Wii, WiiU, PS3, PS4, Xbox, or XboxOne video games at your local Idea Exchange location. Your old favourites will then be available for the whole community to borrow! Cool, eh?

Loan Period: 7 days
Holdable: Yes
Late Fees: $2.00 per day to max. of $16.00
Renewals: 2
Borrowing Limit: 2 per card


Interested in gaming but don’t own a console? Want to try before you buy? We’ve got you covered with the latest in video game consoles and Virtual Reality!

Visit one of these Idea Exchange locations to use our gaming gear in the library:

Queen's Square Gaming Consoles

  • Playstation 4 and Playstation Virtual Reality
  • Nintendo Switch

Old Post Office Gaming Consoles

  • Playstation 4 and Playstation Virtual Reality
  • XBOX One

Clemens Mill Gaming Consoles

  • VIVE Virtual Reality
  • XBOX One

You can play one of our already downloaded games, or sign out another game from our video game collection. Sessions are limited to a 1 hour period. Simply bring in your membership card and staff can help you get set up.

NEW: Idea Exchange now has Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite available for borrowing! Check out a console and play at home.

  • Nintendo Switch
    • Loan Period: 3 weeks
      Holdable: Yes
      Late Fees: .30 cents per day to max. of $9.00
      Renewals: 2
  • Nintendo Switch Lite
    • Loan Period: 3 weeks
      Holdable: Yes
      Late Fees: .30 cents per day to max. of $9.00
      Renewals: 2