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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»
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»
phone and coffee cup
Jessica, Preston | July 3, 2018
The wait is finally over – the latest season of your favourite Netflix series has just arrived! You nestle in and get started. Netflix begins to... Read More»
hat, sunglasses and book
Phil, Queen's Square | July 1, 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»
Photo of Mas Kickboxing Group
Brandon | June 27, 2018
This year at Idea Exchange, we decided to seek out “positive experiences” as incentive prizes for our Teen Summer Challenges. Aware that... Read More»
couple behind a rainbow flag
Meghan, Queen's Square | June 3, 2018
Are you ready to show your colours? The Tri-Pride Festival is on its way, with Pride Week happening between May 22 – June 3rd and the big Festival... Read More»
open book outside
Phil, Queen's Square | June 2, 2018
In January, I made the bold suggestion that together we could become better read. To that end, I suggested titles to read each month, with the intent... Read More»