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superhero with glasses and a wrench on his chest
Greg, Preston | September 17, 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»
Clemens Mill during the day
Idea Exchange | September 11, 2018
We’re now open and have resumed our regular open hours! Our Clemens Mill location has been renovated over the summer to improve the overall... Read More»
Person and Dog Running at Night
Idea Exchange | September 5, 2018
Get fit and learn about space as you run the solar system in this all ages virtual race! Drop into our track at Idea Exchange, Clemens Mill anytime... Read More»
telescope and open window
Carroll, Queen's Square | September 4, 2018
Are you an amateur scientist? Do you love reading about science or conducting experiments at home? Are you fascinated by outer space? Then join us... Read More»
Zero Waste
Dawn, Clemens Mill | September 4, 2018
Have you heard about the movement toward going ‘Zero Waste’? Zero Waste is an environmental ideology that can be simply defined as a commitment to... Read More»
Clemens Mill Open House Logo
Idea Exchange | August 24, 2018
It’s time to reopen the refreshed Idea Exchange, Clemens Mill! We’ve spent the summer renovating and are excited to share it with you. When you visit... Read More»
man in forest with device
Meghan, Queen's Square | August 1, 2018
By all appearances, messing around on your smartphone or tablet looks like the exact opposite of appreciating nature. But appearances can be... Read More»
Shawna using Cricut
Shawna Bauer-Kenyon | July 19, 2018
Idea Exchange, Clemens Mill has been home to a Cricut machine that has been creating paper crafts of all kinds. Joining our Makerspace in the Old... Read More»
justice scale, gavel and law books
Services | July 9, 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»
Canada Flag and History Buttons on Keyboard
Leah, Queen's Square | July 5, 2018
History fans rejoice! Immerse yourself in Canada’s past with first-class reporting from Maclean’s, Canada’s preeminent news magazine. You never know... Read More»

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