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Programs + Events | February 1, 2018
Did you make a New Year’s resolution to learn something new? Then we have programs for you! This month join us at one of our locations and pick up a... Read More»
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Greg, Preston | February 1, 2018
Martine Postma, of the Netherlands, looked around her and knew the earth was in big trouble. Our carbon footprint was getting larger and larger as we... Read More»
Pluto
Jessica, Queen's Square | February 1, 2018
Can you name all the planets in our solar system?  Let’s name them together: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, PLUTO! ... Read More»
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Carroll, Queen's Square | February 1, 2018
Interested in gaming but don’t own a console? Want to try before you buy? We’ve got you covered with the latest in video game consoles and Virtual... Read More»
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Idea Exchange Art + Design | January 31, 2018
A Dazzling Alchemy of Charms and Curiosities – Fabled Food and Fantastical Feats! VOLUME 2: NIGHT CIRCUS Saturday, March 3, 2018 8:00pm –... Read More»
Looking through lattice window.
Federico Chaux | January 31, 2018
Recently, I spent a little over three weeks in Colombia, my homeland, in other words, where I was born. It’s a familiar and strange feeling most... Read More»
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Teens, Idea Exchange | January 24, 2018
We’re well into 2018 now – how are your New Year’s resolutions coming along? If you’ve resolved to read more books or binge more great shows, the... Read More»
rows of tape cassettes
Federico Chaux | January 22, 2018
In a 2017 Interview, Weyes Blood described herself as atemporal, meaning “of being in existence without correlation with time.” Weyes Blood gives us... Read More»
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»

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