The future is now!
No longer the stuff of science fiction, 3D printing is being used for more exciting real world applications than ever before. New... Read More»
Want to make YouTube videos, podcasts, or digital art? Do you have boxes of old photographic slides or film negatives just waiting to be digitized?... Read More»
Computer workstations are available for the public to use at all Idea Exchange library locations. All workstations have internet access as well as... Read More»
Are you learning to speak English? Would you like to practice your English speaking skills?
From September through May, come and be a part of our... Read More»
Calling all scrap-bookers, card-makers and crafters. Idea Exchange, Old Post Office has a public Cricut machine!
What does the Cricut do? Well, it... Read More»
Frustrated by the work of looking for work?
Drop into Idea Exchange, Queen's Square on Tuesdays, January-June 2019, 9:30am-12:00pm, or Idea Exchange... Read More»
Need to write an exam? We offer free exam proctoring during our opening hours.
A small study room at our Queen's Square location can be reserved to... Read More»
Tours are offered for all of our exhibitions. School groups, organizations, and corporate groups are welcome. Tours can be designed to suit your... Read More»
Smile and say cheese! The Creative Studios at the Old Post Office offers a Green Screen and Photo Studio for all your photography needs. Use our... Read More»
Can’t find a title that you would love to read? Our Interlibrary Loan department -- also known as ILLO -- may be able to help.
If the book or book on... Read More»
If you have difficulty reading print material, Idea Exchange has one Kurzweil Reader that can be used at our Queen’s Square location. The Kurzweil... Read More»
Technology can provide a multitude of revenue-generating capabilities and business opportunities. The Old Post Office Makerspace offers access to the... Read More»
If you find winter difficult, we’ve got just the thing to boost your spirits during the cold, dark months. Light Therapy Lamps are available for use... Read More»
Ever wonder what was it like to live in Preston, Hespeler and Galt...before there was a Cambridge? You can uncover our city's history with these Idea... Read More»
At Idea Exchange, we work incredibly hard to provide a welcoming and accessible environment for all members of our community, and to provide our... Read More»
Historical documents on microfilm and microform readers are kept at our Idea Exchange, Queen's Square location. Please ask at Member Services for... Read More»
Idea Exchange offers a large selection of popular and educational movies for children and adults. These movies are listed in the online catalogue and... Read More»
The Creative Studios at the Old Post Office offers a music hub with drums, two guitars, a bass guitar and a keyboard. All instruments are connected... Read More»
Black and white and colour printing is available from the public computers at all Idea Exchange locations, except Design at Riverside.... Read More»
Our Printmaking Studio at Design at Riverside opened in 2004 within the University of Waterloo's Architecture building in the city of Cambridge. The... Read More»
Under Idea Exchange’s reciprocal borrowing program, residents from Hamilton, Waterloo, Kitchener, Guelph, Wellington County, Brant County (excluding... Read More»
The organization’s physical spaces are community assets that exist to support the mission and strategic priorities of Idea Exchange.
The first... Read More»
How does your garden grow? At Idea Exchange, we have seeds to help out. Our Preston location is home to a free Seed Library, where you can browse and... Read More»
Immigrant settlement workers assist newcomers with their settlement needs. They can help newcomers learn about our culture, find places to learn... Read More»
Sit down and chat with Crystal, an Outreach worker from Langs, or Nick, a Master of Social Work student from Laurier University.
Get information you... Read More»
Free Individual appointments are available to assist you with the use of technology. Appointments are for 60 minutes. A friendly staff member is... Read More»
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... Read More»
If you’re interested in illustration, photography or graphic design, you’re going to love the Wacom Intuos Art tablet available for use at our Queen’... Read More»
Did you know you can print from almost anywhere and any device to an Idea Exchange printer?
Choose a link below to begin:
Print from computer or... Read More»