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Older couple looking at old photos
Lauren, Old Post Office | January 1, 2020
For many years I wondered how I was going to turn all of my old home video VHS tapes into a digitized copy that I could watch today. I had countless... Read More»
Buttons on music mixer equipment
Chris, Old Post Office | January 1, 2020
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything. - Plato   In many cultures, music is an... Read More»
Cambridge Old Post Office
Jennifer, Queen's Square | December 31, 2019
Idea Exchange, Old Post Office is an award-winning, all-digital public library, offering free technology programs for all ages. Honours include:... Read More»
book now
Jeremy | December 9, 2019
Idea Exchange is happy to announce members can now book Old Post Office equipment online.  We are rolling this out as a convenience for members, as... Read More»
laser cutter
Staff | December 6, 2019
As of December 6, our laser cutter is operational again. If you would like to make a reservation, please call us at 226.533.2767.
Laser cut Christmas ornaments
Shawna, Old Post Office | December 1, 2019
Every holiday gift list needs a little inspiration at some point in time.  Here at the Old Post Office we have several pieces of equipment and... Read More»
Grand River View
Anne, Old Post Office | October 2, 2019
When you think of wildlife living in the city - what species come to mind? Maybe you picture Squirrels, Coyotes, Pigeons, or Canada Geese. But there... 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»
DIY Blocks
Christina, Old Post Office | October 1, 2019
Most people have the same reaction that I did when I first walked into the 3rd floor Makerspace at the Old Post Office; equal parts amazed and... Read More»
girl with glass in front of chalkboard
Trish, Old Post Office | August 30, 2019
Fall is my favourite season, and It’s almost here again! the beautiful colours, the cool crisp air, and programming here at Idea Exchange Old Post... Read More»

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