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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»
A-Line Robot
Rebecca Soares, Conestoga College Print Journalism Student | July 25, 2018
Get in line for our A-line robot program! Our A-line Robot: Introductory Electronics Course is an eight week course that’ll have all participates (... 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»
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»
Canada USA border
Dawn, Clemens Mill | July 3, 2018
Do you know about this amazingly unique National Historic Site of Canada, The Haskell Free Library & Opera House? This library and opera house is... Read More»
1890 Galt Summer Carnival medallion, front
Nicole, Queen's Square | July 3, 2018
Idea Exchange’s new digital library opens July 6, 2018, and with it are many exciting new possibilities. This building will have innovative... Read More»
Photographer's Computer with Photo Editing Software
Meghan, Queen's Square | July 3, 2018
Creative projects have a life of their own. Sometimes what starts out as simple series of photos is re-imagined as a range of gorgeous T-shirt... Read More»
Photo of Mas Kickboxing Group
Brandon | June 27, 2018
This year at Idea Exchange, we decided to seek out “positive experiences” as incentive prizes for our Teen Summer Challenges. Aware that... Read More»
blue spraypaint
Dawn, Clemens Mill | June 1, 2018
What exactly is street art? In the minds of many this term likely conjures images of spray painted brick walls, but street art continues to be an... Read More»
Kelly, Heritage Architect for the Old Post Office
Nicole, Queen's Square | June 1, 2018
Construction began at the Old Post Office in November 2015. This was when the many talented architects and artisans, who have poured so much time... Read More»

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