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Cookies on a plate
Gabrielle, Queen's Square | October 19, 2020
Who doesn’t love Halloween? Whether you like your entertainment frightfully scary or a little on the tamer side, Idea Exchange has fun for all ages... Read More»
Vegetables and Fruits on a Table
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | October 1, 2020
Over the past year, we have all been through many changes and challenges in order to adapt to our new world. It’s been a time of uncertainty, when... Read More»
hour glass sitting in sand
Jessica, Preston | October 1, 2020
If you were offered the chance to live forever, would you take it? In The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, one of this month’s most exciting new... Read More»
SRC winner
Idea Exchange | September 10, 2020
Thank you to all 724 participants of Idea Exchange's first year of online summer reading programs. Kids, teens and adults read/listened, created... Read More»
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Gabrielle, Queen's Square | September 10, 2020
This fall, Idea Exchange has more great virtual author events to share with you. Whether you like creepy books, history books, funny books, or just... Read More»
professional film camera focusing on Notre Dame in the distance
Jessica, Preston | September 1, 2020
Last year I took a “Silver Screen Holiday” by watching movies filmed on location and set in New Orleans, which was a great way to prepare for my... Read More»
zodiac symbols appearing overtop of opened books on a desk
Meghan, Queen's Square | September 1, 2020
Looking for your next great novel? Why not look to the stars to choose your next reading adventure? Here are the best books for you based on the... Read More»
various colourful polyhedral dice sitting on a table
Cassidy, Queen's Square | August 10, 2020
Whether you've always been curious about the world of Dungeons and Dragons, or whether your curiosity was sparked be a recent show, podcast, or even... Read More»
close-up of theatre stage floor with seating and lights in the background
Jessica, Preston | August 1, 2020
Movies for 2020 Theatre Fans Summer 2020 was supposed to be a great one for theatre lovers. With the amazing touring productions arriving in Toronto... 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»