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Idea Exchange | December 10, 2018
As of January 28, 2019, Freegal Music will no longer be available at Idea Exchange. Thank you to those members who have supported and used Freegal.... Read More»
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Phil, Queen's Square | December 6, 2018
Fans of things that go bump in the night don’t stop reading thrillers just because the season has come and gone. For all those folks who want to stay... Read More»
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Phil, Queen's Square | December 6, 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»
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Programs + Events | December 1, 2018
December has arrived, bringing with it snow, our Winter 2019 Idea Exchange Magazine, and tons of new programs for you to enjoy. This month, get in... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | December 1, 2018
The Winter 2019 edition of the Idea Exchange Magazine is here! Read about the growing accessibility at the Preston Community Garden. Monigram at the... Read More»
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Tina, Preston | December 1, 2018
If you’ve read any my previous ideas, you may know that I run a French conversation circle on Wednesday evenings in Preston. A couple of regulars... Read More»
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Shannon, Queen's Square | December 1, 2018
The Visiting Library Service is a program that partners book and people loving volunteers with those homebound due to age or illness. Our volunteers... Read More»
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Sheridan Flietstra, Jacob Hespeler Secondary School Co-op Student | December 1, 2018
There has been much influential music throughout history, as well as many influential musicians. Elvis Presley, Bob Marley, Aretha Franklin, Bob... Read More»
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Nicole, Queen's Square | December 1, 2018
Since its grand opening, the Old Post Office has featured an impressive display of lights, illuminating the building on select evenings. Commissioned... Read More»
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Jessica, Hespeler | December 1, 2018
With New Year’s approaching, now is the time many of us start thinking about resolutions. Those things we hope to do when we are filled with the... Read More»