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A plush sloth toy wears a red and white stocking cap
Shawna, Old Post Office | June 7, 2021
“Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.” – Diane Ackerman   Playing maybe the best way to learn but it is also a great way to relax and... Read More»
Indigenous History Month
Idea Exchange | June 7, 2021
National Indigenous History Month is a celebration of Indigenous stories, perspectives, and contributions that are a foundation of our communities.... Read More»
 A magnifying glass over ciphers on a page
Jessica, Hespeler | June 1, 2021
Have you ever tried to keep a secret? Think about how hard it was. Now imagine if your life, or the lives of others depended on your secret keeping... Read More»
Rainbow bands on a red background
Cassidy, Queen's Square | June 1, 2021
June is here, and though in-person Pride events won’t be possible this year, Idea Exchange still has programs and recommendations to help you learn,... Read More»
Landscape on a planet in outerspace
Amy, Queen's Square | June 1, 2021
If you’re like me and you’ve already read everything by your favourite fantasy and sci-fi authors – have no fear! Fans of Brandon Sanderson’s books... Read More»
An open yellow notebook
Cassidy, Queen's Square | June 1, 2021
June is here, and with it, brand new virtual events for all ages to enjoy! Click the event names below for more information, and to register for... Read More»
Mallard Duck with Duckling on the OPO Green Roof
Michelle, Old Post Office | May 21, 2021
The Old Post Office has been a busy place this spring! We often get to see new families of ducks and geese cruising the Grand River, but this year we... Read More»
ABS filament is durable
Jeremy, Old Post Office | May 21, 2021
We've been expanding opportunities for members to experiment with various filaments for our new 3D printer -- the Ultimaker S5. A few months back we... Read More»
Old Post Office
Idea Exchange | May 21, 2021
Provincewide Shutdown Service Changes: Open for Delivery Door Pick up Service Only As of Thursday, April 8, 2021 the Ontario Government has placed... Read More»
person using laser cutter
Idea Exchange | May 21, 2021
Idea Exchange, Old Post Office offers a Makerspace Pick-up Service to provide members with the opportunity to complete their creative projects... Read More»

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