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Jeremy Taylor, Makerspace
Jeremy, Old Post Office | September 4, 2018
My name is Jeremy Taylor and I love the idea of connecting people and inspiring a community of makers. I am by no means an expert in any one thing,... Read More»
Laser Cutter at Work
Idea Exchange | August 2, 2018
Please note: As of November 16, 2018, the laser cutter in the Makerspace is down for repairs. We are working on getting it fixed ASAP! We apologize... Read More»
Cricut design
Services | August 1, 2018
Calling all scrap-bookers, card-makers and crafters. Idea Exchange, Old Post Office has a public Cricut machine! What does the Cricut do? Well, it... Read More»
3D yoda
Services | July 31, 2018
The future is now! No longer the stuff of science fiction, 3D printing is being used for more exciting real world applications than ever before. New... Read More»
Bella Viglianti
Idea Exchange | July 25, 2018
Get up close and personal with local makers and artists in these drop-in, show and share style events. Each special guest will inspire you to make... 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»
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»
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»
Thomas Fuller, Canadian Architect
Nicole, Queen's Square | May 22, 2018
When Canada became a confederated nation in 1867, our first Prime Minister, John A. Macdonald, launched a national campaign to bring the country... Read More»

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