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Veronica, Queen's Square | July 27, 2020
Summer is beginning to wind down, which means its time to enjoy the last bit of the warmth and sun that summer has to offer. This month, Thursday Fun... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | July 24, 2020
The extended due dates for materials borrowed before the March closure are expiring, please check your account to verify due dates. Reminder notices... Read More»
Author Emma Donoghue
Gabrielle, Queen's Square | July 21, 2020
Emma Donoghue is nearly always writing. At our event with her last fall, she confessed that in addition to her scheduled work times, she tries to... Read More»
burrito on a plate next to a coffee cup in a restaurant
Shawna, Old Post Office | July 20, 2020
"The two things you can’t fake are good food and good music." – Etta James  Idea Exchange’s next big virtual concert is the Music on the Grand, set... Read More»
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Gabrielle, Queen's Square | July 15, 2020
There has never been a better time to be a beer aficionado. According to the Ontario Craft Brewers trade association, there are more than 270... Read More»
LEGO palm tree made with inspiration from book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Sarah, Clemens Mill | July 14, 2020
Stories wake up our imaginations and let us envision all sorts of people, places and creations. But once you see those things in your mind, where do... Read More»
Adele Parks
Veronica, Queen's Square | July 13, 2020
Is there anything better than sitting on the beach with a cold bevy beside you and a good book on your lap? We don't think so. Thrillers and... Read More»
photo of the Grand River in Downtown Galt
Laura, Old Post Office | July 8, 2020
Cambridge, Ontario, is full of rich history! Formed in January 1973, the former cities of Galt, Preston, Hespeler, and Blair make up our current city... Read More»
Eric Bolton
Gabrielle, Queen's Square | July 7, 2020
Eric simultaneously exudes “rock star” while somehow managing to be one of the nicest people you will meet. It may sound like an odd combo, but it’s... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | July 7, 2020
Idea Exchange is getting ready to welcome members back into their buildings. Starting on Monday, July 13 we will be reopening our spaces for limited... Read More»