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Roastmaster Graham Braun Preparing a Pour Over. Photo Robert Thody
Robert Thody, Education Officer | May 22, 2018
Legend has it that after a vigorous battle against the Arabian army, the European conquerors seized the loot, which included a large quantity of... Read More»
Many Hands Mural
Brandon, Queen's Square | May 22, 2018
Collaborative art projects communicate so many wonderful messages to children: “Small contributions can add up to something great.” “Individual skill... Read More»
A-Line Robot
Rebecca Soares, Conestoga College Print Journalism Student | May 22, 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»
BVD's sustainable fashions
Rebecca Soares, Conestoga College Print Journalism Student | May 22, 2018
Idea Exchange’s Old Post Office (OPO) location will be opening this summer, giving the community a chance to see history preserved while also... Read More»
View from the old clock
Rebecca Soares, Conestoga College Print Journalism Student | May 22, 2018
History is all around us. Whether it’s a political movement that has affected how our lives are today or a long-standing structure, there’s a bit of... Read More»
Laser Cutter at Work
Idea Exchange | May 22, 2018
Technology can provide a multitude of revenue-generating capabilities and business opportunities. The Old Post Office Makerspace will offer access to... Read More»
Chris Martin, Idea Exchange
Nicole, Queen's Square | May 22, 2018
This year, Idea Exchange is pleased to share Lynda.com with our members, an exciting addition to our online learning opportunities. Lynda.com is a... Read More»
kids fingers in green slime
Natasha, Hespeler | May 22, 2018
Sticky, yucky, slimey, gooey, smelly, stretchy, gucky, messy…. SCIENCE! Are your children as obsessed with slime as mine are? Children everywhere... Read More»
two dogs and an ipad
Idea Exchange | May 22, 2018
Nothing beats lounging around with a great magazine! The RB Digital App (formerly Zinio for Libraries) offers full colour copies of your favourite... Read More»
woman listening to music
Phil, Queen's Square | May 22, 2018
Idea Exchange and Freegal Music are making access to on-line music easier than ever to use with Freegal music streaming. In addition to 5 MP3... Read More»

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