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Dice and board game pieces
Carroll, Clemens Mill | November 1, 2019
International Games Day is fast approaching, are you ready to get your game on? Typically celebrated the third Saturday in November, International... Read More»
Fake News
Kevin Swayze | October 29, 2019
A harsh truth about Fake News:  it’s nothing new.  “Dirty tricks” to confuse and persuade have been around for millennia. Fake News is a catch-all... Read More»
Smart Device using Newspaper App
Meghan, Queen's Square | October 2, 2019
With many news media websites moving to digital subscription models, it’s become more expensive to access popular newspapers and magazines through... Read More»
Person Writing in a Book
Meghan, Queen's Square | October 1, 2019
Do you have a story to tell? If so, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is the time to make your writing dream a reality, without fear or... Read More»
Pumpkins and Jack O'Lanterns of Various Sizes
Sarah, Queen’s Square | October 1, 2019
Spooky season is here! You’re never too old for costumes, haunted houses, and candy, which is why we have planned some wicked programs for adults... Read More»
Farah Heron
Veronica, Queen’s Square | October 1, 2019
Celebration of Women is a partnership with Idea Exchange and the City of Cambridge to celebrate Persons Day. On October 18, 1929, Canada’s highest... Read More»
Woman with question marks above head
Shaun, Hespeler | October 1, 2019
Has dressing up in costume lost its appeal? Are ghosts and goblins a bit too much?  Is candy corn not really your thing?  Well, good news; there are... Read More»
Pile of Pumpkins
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | October 1, 2019
Every year at around this time, I start to think of about Linus and Sally sitting in the pumpkin patch. The air is chilly, clouds are floating over... Read More»
Woman Recycling
Beth, Preston | September 1, 2019
In this region overall, we do pretty well with how we deal with the things we throw away. Systems are in place for people to sort out compost,... Read More»
What's On this Month: August 2019
Programs + Events | August 1, 2019
August is here and it’s hard to believe the summer is already halfway over. The days are hot so beat the heat with some awesome programs inside. We’... Read More»