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Train at Westfield Heritage Village
Shawna, Old Post Office | November 25, 2020
In the years leading up to Canada’s Centennial in 1967 there was a push to preserve the early history of Canadian Settlement.  In 1960 D. Glenn... Read More»
Old Post Office
Idea Exchange | November 23, 2020
Idea Exchange, Old Post Office is open for in-person services, including limited equipment use, children's activities, self-guided tours, and study... Read More»
Purple Wildflowers
Tina, Preston | November 19, 2020
In 2017, we spearheaded the launch of a free Seed Library at the Preston location of Idea Exchange in Cambridge. Since then, we have given out and... Read More»
Mini Old Post Office
Meg, Old Post Office | November 17, 2020
Show your support for our children’s programming this holiday season by taking home your own Old Post Office! These miniature Old Posts Offices are... Read More»
Santa Sign
Lauren, Old Post Office | November 17, 2020
The winter holiday season is officially upon us. It seems to have come upon us a little early this year, but with all that has happened in 2020, why... Read More»
Cleaners and Sanitzers
Shawna, Old Post Office | November 4, 2020
When talking with friends recently about the small things we do to help the environment, I came to realize how far we have actually come in the last... Read More»
Family walking in forest in fall with dog
Kathleen, Clemens Mill | November 1, 2020
Feeling grounded? Long distance travel might be a challenge at the moment, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get out and explore new territory – or in... Read More»
Older man holding a book
Shannon, Queen's Square | November 1, 2020
The Visiting Library Service is Back! If COVID-19 has given us a silver lining, it is a deeper understanding of what it means to be homebound and... Read More»
A stack of books with laptop computer beside it
Idea Exchange | November 1, 2020
Enjoy and experience our programs virtually at Idea Exchange! Connect online with our staff and other members of the community, all from the comfort... Read More»
Woman with spatula and burnt frying pan
Leah, Queen's Square | November 1, 2020
If Julia Child is Einstein on the cooking evolutionary scale, I sometimes feel like an amoeba still waiting to grow some legs so I can walk on land... Read More»