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Clemens Mill during the day
Idea Exchange | June 14, 2018
There are exciting changes ahead!  Our Clemens Mill location is being renovated this summer to improve the overall experience for families, students... Read More»
Programs + Events | June 11, 2018
The Summer Instagram #IEXchallenge is Coming… With Winter behind us and Spring in full bloom, it’s time to start thinking about SUMMER!!! Idea... Read More»
couple behind a rainbow flag
Meghan, Queen's Square | June 1, 2018
Are you ready to show your colours? The Tri-Pride Festival is on its way, with Pride Week happening between May 22 – June 3rd and the big Festival... Read More»
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Teens, Idea Exchange | June 1, 2018
It's June! Summer is almost here ... and so are exams. School is definitely important, but you're not doing yourself any favours by getting too... Read More»
cartoon of children drawing stars
Elora, Queen's Square | June 1, 2018
Don’t let the kids fall into the summer reading slump! Not when there is so much going on at Idea Exchange to prevent it. We all know how hard it can... Read More»
natural dyes
Programs + Events | June 1, 2018
June is finally here, bringing with it sunny summer days and more programs for you to enjoy! We’ve got something for everything, from hands on... Read More»
movie clapperboard and storyboard
Jessica, Queen's Square | June 1, 2018
Have you ever seen a trailer for a movie and the plot sounded exactly the same as another movie?  Sometimes things get even more confusing when... Read More»
kids with backpacks throwing paper in the air
Nicole, Queen's Square | June 1, 2018
Soon, school will be out for TWO WHOLE MONTHS! Although free time is wonderful, after a few unstructured days at home, both kids and adults alike are... 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»
woman smiling, reading a book
Carroll, Queen's Square | June 1, 2018
If you’re sick and tired of the proliferation of books on the market that focus on violence against women, you aren’t alone. You know the books I’m... Read More»