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Idea Exchange | September 29, 2017
Our need for information can't always wait. It can happen anywhere, anytime as we go through our daily lives. But did you know Idea Exchange is here... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | September 29, 2017
Here are a few tips to get you started borrowing eBooks from Idea Exchange. Use the downloadLibrary site to download eBooks Borrow and download... Read More»
buy local tag
Susan, Hespeler | September 1, 2017
We eat local, we act local, but how many of us read local? Books written by local authors mirror back our own experience with the idea of something... Read More»
some kind of fruit dessert
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | September 1, 2017
Do you like to cook? Do you love cookbooks? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you will definitely want to have a look at the Taste... Read More»
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Carroll, Idea Exchange | September 1, 2017
If you are dreading the upcoming winter, we’ve got just the thing to boost your spirits during the cold, dark months. Graciously provided by the... Read More»
Slide of Expo 67
Laura, Queen's Square | August 31, 2017
Once upon a time, in the not-so distant past, people used to invite their friends and family over to watch slide shows of their fondest memories.... Read More»
news on a tablet
Lee, Clemens Mill | August 1, 2017
“Critical thinking is a key skill in media and information literacy, and the mission of libraries is to educate and advocate its importance.” -... Read More»
sharing food at table
Sandra, Queen's Square | August 1, 2017
Do you dance to the rhythm of the drums? Do you cook a feast and sit together as one? Or like South Africans, do you ululate for every victory won?... Read More»
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Meghan, Queen's Square | August 1, 2017
It’s only August and for students, there’s still time to savour long summer days before hitting the books again. However, for those of us who haven’t... Read More»
veggie burger
Shaun, Hespeler | August 1, 2017
Not too long ago I shared an Idea based on my experiences with various diet trends, most notably vegetarianism.  Since then, I’ve met quite a few of... Read More»

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