Unusual Stuff to Borrow
Switch off your devices! Unwind with friends and family by checking out one of our Board Games!
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Our Book & CD kit collection offers a whole new storytelling experience. Follow along in the book as you and your child listen to the narration... Read More»
Are you part of a book club? Why not take home a Book Club in a Bag! Idea Exchange has more than 100 book club kits in our collection.
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Do you have little kids and little time? Fostering a love of reading has great benefits and we want to help make it easier with our Books to Go... Read More»
Idea Exchange makes reading accessible to everyone. If you have trouble reading print because of a visual, physical or learning disability, we have... Read More»
According to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, 564,000 Canadians currently live with dementia, a range of conditions that includes Alzheimer’s disease... Read More»
We are always looking for new ways to help our community to get the job done. Idea Exchange, Preston is pleased to announce that it now has a... Read More»
Are your kids interested in music? Do they want to try their hand at guitar playing but you aren’t sure they’ll like it? Learning a new instrument... Read More»
Improve your English reading and writing skills with our adult literacy resources.
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Have you ever wanted to try a new hobby like knitting or podcasting? The start-up costs for a new hobby can be high when you have to buy basic tools... Read More»
Check out a museum pass and investigate all four Region of Waterloo Museums with your family, free of charge.
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Come out and play! Enjoy our special ‘Active Living’ collection of outdoor sports and games equipment in the community park outside of the Clemens... Read More»
Keep track of how many steps you take in a day with our handy pedometer kits. Available at most Idea Exchange locations, these kits can help you make... Read More»
Playaways are audiobooks that play an entire book at the touch of a button. There is no need for a separate player, and you don’t have to worry about... Read More»
Want to save money on hydro? Then our Power Saving Toolkit is for you. This Toolkit gives you everything you need to monitor how much electricity... Read More»
Love puzzles, but don't want to keep buying new ones? Take home a puzzle from Idea Exchange!
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Our Rapid Reads titles can be checked out for seven days!
That’s right, you now have a whole week to enjoy the newest and most popular books,... Read More»
Borrow a selfie stick from us. Use it to snap a pic with your phone and submit it to the Teen IEXchallenge @IdeaXchallenge.
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Each of our STEAMboxes offers a unique, hands-on, interdisciplinary learning experience for a child and parent to explore together for an hour or an... Read More»
Ready player one? It’s time to get your game on! You can borrow video games from Idea Exchange!
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Need a web camera for an interview, for training, or just for fun? All Idea Exchange library locations now have webcams you can use in the library or... Read More»