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»
On Tuesday afternoons from 1-4pm, you can drop in for free advice from Giordano Modesto, a Community Legal Worker from Waterloo Community Legal... 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, September-October 2018, 9:30am-12:00pm, for free... 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»
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»
Light Therapy Lamps are available for use in all Idea Exchange locations.
WHAT IS SAD?
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that... 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Historical documents on microfilm and microform readers are kept at our Idea Exchange, Queen's Square location.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 (opening summer 2018) will offer a music hub that includes a drum kit, two guitars, a bass guitar and a... 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»
Idea Exchange, Queen's Square has a quiet study room available for booking by individuals or small groups for up to three hours a day. The cost is... 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 help newcomers learn about our culture, find places to learn English, get health care, find a job, find housing, learn... Read More»
Are you a computer beginner? Want to learn how to download eBooks on your mobile device? Or maybe you need help with creating a Facebook account, or... 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»