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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»
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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»
natural dyes
Programs + Events | June 1, 2018
June is finally here, bringing with it sunny summer days and more programs for you to enjoy! We’ve got something for everything, from hands on... Read More»
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Jessica, Queen's Square | June 1, 2018
Have you ever seen a trailer for a movie and the plot sounded exactly the same as another movie?  Sometimes things get even more confusing when... Read More»
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Carroll, Queen's Square | June 1, 2018
If you’re sick and tired of the proliferation of books on the market that focus on violence against women, you aren’t alone. You know the books I’m... Read More»
Idea Exchange Magazine Summer Cover
Idea Exchange | June 1, 2018
The Summer 2018 edition of the Idea Exchange Magazine is here! Read about the restoration and history of the Old Post Office, including the building'... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | May 22, 2018
Nothing beats lounging around with a great magazine! The RB Digital App (formerly Zinio for Libraries) offers full colour copies of your favourite... Read More»
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Phil, Queen's Square | May 22, 2018
Idea Exchange and Freegal Music are making access to on-line music easier than ever to use with Freegal music streaming. In addition to 5 MP3... Read More»
Odd Thomas book cover
Jessica, Queen's Square | May 2, 2018
I love reading a series.  Don’t get me wrong standalone books are great, but there’s something special about revisiting a world and catching up with... Read More»
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Programs + Events | May 2, 2018
April showers brought May flowers, but they also brought our May programs! We have plenty of programs for everyone this month at Idea Exchange,... Read More»