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Old Post Office Light Show
Nicole, Queen's Square | December 1, 2018
Since its grand opening, the Old Post Office has featured an impressive display of lights, illuminating the building on select evenings. Commissioned... Read More»
Movie Playing on an iPad
Jessica, Hespeler | December 1, 2018
With New Year’s approaching, now is the time many of us start thinking about resolutions. Those things we hope to do when we are filled with the... Read More»
phone with the word podcast on the screen
Cassidy, Queen's Square | December 1, 2018
“Video killed the radio star. But now podcasts are here for revenge.” - Comedian Ben Schwartz (@rejectedjokes) on Twitter, March 14, 2018 What are... Read More»
Multicoloured Ice
Margaret, Clemens Mill | December 1, 2018
It’s this time of year that kids often need to be reminded of how much fun winter can be (or, if they don’t, we do!). Let’s not forget that ice is... Read More»
a group of teenagers reading books
Patricia, Clemens Mill | December 1, 2018
This year has seen some excellent novels written for teens in all genres. Authors are exploring new worlds, themes and relationships. Starting with... Read More»
Map with a compass
Chance Tabor | November 28, 2018
Be it a game, a book, or a movie- setting will always be incredibly important to your story. If your setting isn’t as memorable as your story, it’s... Read More»
Boom logo
Idea Exchange Art + Design | November 27, 2018
Hit the beat at our biggest party! VOLUME 3: BOOM Saturday, March 2, 2019 8:00pm Idea Exchange, Queen's Square 1 North Square, Cambridge This is... Read More»
The Fault in our Stars book cover
Kelsey Taillon | November 19, 2018
The Fault in Our Stars was an inspiring book, especially since the author, John Green, wrote the book in a way that made me see the world in a new... Read More»
Tangram Art/Math
Brandon at Queen's Square | November 15, 2018
This Fall's Math Buddies program was a real joy. For nine weeks we had between 10 and 16 registered participants play together with numbers, shapes,... Read More»
girl unicorn
Victoria M. | November 13, 2018
A new life I have been on this shelf for a while until the nurse took me down and handed me to Iva. Her frail hands hugged me like how you would hold... Read More»

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