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Programs and Events
Programs + Events | February 1, 2018
Did you make a New Year’s resolution to learn something new? Then we have programs for you! This month join us at one of our locations and pick up a... Read More»
superhero with glasses and a wrench on his chest
Greg, Preston | February 1, 2018
Martine Postma, of the Netherlands, looked around her and knew the earth was in big trouble. Our carbon footprint was getting larger and larger as we... Read More»
Jessica, Queen's Square | February 1, 2018
Can you name all the planets in our solar system?  Let’s name them together: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, PLUTO! ... Read More»
Nintendo Switch Controller
Carroll, Queen's Square | February 1, 2018
Interested in gaming but don’t own a console? Want to try before you buy? We’ve got you covered with the latest in video game consoles and Virtual... Read More»
Music Hub on stage
Services | January 18, 2018
Music lovers rejoice, we have instruments at Idea Exchange! Our Clemens Mill location has a music hub that includes a drum kit, two guitars, a bass... Read More»
3D yoda
Services | January 18, 2018
The future is now! No longer the stuff of science fiction, 3D printing is being used for more exciting real world applications than ever before. New... Read More»
justice scale, gavel and law books
Services | January 17, 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»
wooden bookshelves in the shape of a head
Phil, Queen's Square | January 5, 2018
Being well read used to be a badge of honour, an acknowledgement of an intent to read widely, understand issues and to think deeply about the world... Read More»
legs, open book, coffee
Jessica, Preston | January 2, 2018
Do you want to read like the A-list? Oprah Winfrey is still the queen of celebrity book recommendations, but several other starlets are coming for... Read More»
Microphone and sound board
Programs + Events | January 2, 2018
Happy New Year! It’s 2018 and with our winter programming officially starting, we have plenty of programs for everyone this month at Idea Exchange.... Read More»