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Electric guitar with fingers on fingerboard
Charlotte Turner | January 15, 2018
I started learning guitar in May 2016, but I didn’t progress beyond basic chords until next October when I joined my school’s School of Rock.... Read More»
wooden bookshelves in the shape of a head
Phil, Queen's Square | January 5, 2018
Being well read used to be a badge of honour, an acknowledgement of an intent to read widely, understand issues and to think deeply about the world... Read More»
old fashioned movie projector
Federico Chaux | January 5, 2018
The first time I watched Napoleon Dynamite I was around eleven or so. At the time it was probably one of the most bizarre movies I had ever seen. Now... Read More»
legs, open book, coffee
Jessica, Preston | January 2, 2018
Do you want to read like the A-list? Oprah Winfrey is still the queen of celebrity book recommendations, but several other starlets are coming for... Read More»
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Programs + Events | January 2, 2018
Happy New Year! It’s 2018 and with our winter programming officially starting, we have plenty of programs for everyone this month at Idea Exchange.... Read More»
girl reading book
Susan H and Mya Kidson, Hespeler | January 2, 2018
Imagine… delving into the world where fiction meets reality. Have you ever picked up a book that is so engrossing, so interesting that you just can’t... Read More»
Federico Chaux
Teens, Idea Exchange | January 2, 2018
The time has come to introduce our second Teen e-Writer in Residence. Throughout 2017, Mya Kidson wrote short stories, poetry, reviews, and blog... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | January 2, 2018
We are delighted to announce that starting January 2, 2018 the Cambridge Art Gallery membership will be uniting with the Library membership. This new... Read More»
blue paper snowflake
Nicole, Queen's Square | January 2, 2018
This January, the kids will barely have had time to get back into school after winter break before another PD Day is coming your way on Friday,... Read More»
kids on a blackboard
Brandon, Queen's Square | January 2, 2018
The first week of January is STEM Week at Idea Exchange! The STEM approach to education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) actually emerged in... Read More»

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