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Programs + Events | March 1, 2018
Spring may be just around the corner, but our Spring programs are already here! We’ve got a packed month of programs with something that everyone can... Read More»
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Idea Exchange Art + Design | March 1, 2018
A Dazzling Alchemy of Charms and Curiosities – Fabled Food and Fantastical Feats! VOLUME 2: NIGHT CIRCUS Saturday, March 3, 2018 8:00pm –... Read More»
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Idea Exchange, Queen's Square | February 28, 2018
Books, media, magazines, online articles, e-Books and downloadable audiobooks, these are just a few of the items available at Idea Exchange. Whether... Read More»
Meghan, Queen's Square | February 27, 2018
Ground control to Major Tom The time is near, there's not too long Can you hear me, Major Tom? Can you hear me, Major Tom? - Chris Hadfield’s... Read More»
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Rebecca Soares, Conestoga College Print Journalism Student | February 23, 2018
“What kind of circus only opens at night?” you may wonder. But perhaps that curiosity is what draws you into attending the Night Circus fundraiser... Read More»
What To Wear
Rebecca Soares, Conestoga College Print Journalism Student | February 23, 2018
The Night Circus will appear one night soon... So are you ready for a night of fantastical feats and enchanting eats? Better yet, is your wardrobe... Read More»
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Jessica, Preston | February 1, 2018
The food! The architecture! And of course – the romance. There’s no better setting for a love story than Paris, the City of Light (and the city of... Read More»
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Phil, Queen's Square | February 1, 2018
In January, I made the bold suggestion that together we could become better read. To that end, I made a suggestion of titles to read each month, with... Read More»
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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»
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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»