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Old Post Office
Idea Exchange | July 14, 2018
You’re invited! Join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
justice scale, gavel and law books
Services | July 9, 2018
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»
Bella Viglianti
Idea Exchange | July 9, 2018
Get up close and personal with local makers and artists in these drop-in, show and share style events. Each special guest will inspire you to make... Read More»
Canada Flag and History Buttons on Keyboard
Leah, Queen's Square | July 5, 2018
History fans rejoice! Immerse yourself in Canada’s past with first-class reporting from Maclean’s, Canada’s preeminent news magazine. You never know... Read More»
Clemens Mill during the day
Idea Exchange | July 3, 2018
Clemens Mill is temporarily closed for renovations. It will re-open on Tuesday September 4, 2018. There are exciting changes ahead! Our Clemens Mill... Read More»
hat, sunglasses and book
Phil, Queen's Square | July 3, 2018
At the beginning of 2018, I made the bold suggestion that together we could become better read. To that end, I suggested titles to read each month,... Read More»
Canada USA border
Dawn, Clemens Mill | July 3, 2018
Do you know about this amazingly unique National Historic Site of Canada, The Haskell Free Library & Opera House? This library and opera house is... Read More»
1890 Galt Summer Carnival medallion, front
Nicole, Queen's Square | July 3, 2018
Idea Exchange’s new digital library opens July 6, 2018, and with it are many exciting new possibilities. This building will have innovative... Read More»
woman reading on a beach
Tina, Preston | July 3, 2018
My two favourite things are books and summer vacation. This year I got ready for the cottage early by enjoying the following beach reads. In the past... Read More»
woman drawing on a wall
Programs + Events | July 3, 2018
Summer has arrived! We have tons of programs this month for the whole family to enjoy, including new programs to help inspire you to create something... Read More»