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Idea Exchange | December 18, 2020
Idea Exchange will no longer charge overdue fines on books, audiobooks, magazines, DVDs, video games and all of the unusual stuff we have to borrow... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | October 2, 2020
Idea Exchange continues to offer contact free Pick-up Service of all materials, providing members the opportunity to collect items without entering a... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | September 1, 2020
Idea Exchange has announced that we are eliminating fines on late returns for the remainder of the calendar year. This means that overdue fines will... Read More»
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Meghan, Queen's Square | September 1, 2020
Navigating changes in employment can be tricky, especially during a pandemic. If you’re looking for a new job, Idea Exchange has resources and... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | August 7, 2020
Idea Exchange has examined all of our internal and external procedures to ensure that we are doing everything possible to stop the spread of COVID-19... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | July 24, 2020
Options and details for returning materials: External drop boxes are open 24/7 at Clemens Mill, Hespeler, Preston, and Queen’s Square for returns. As... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | July 7, 2020
Idea Exchange is getting ready to welcome members back into their buildings. Starting on Monday, July 13 we will be reopening our spaces for limited... Read More»
Idea Exchange Closure Notice
Idea Exchange | May 15, 2020
On Wednesday, March 25, the Region of Waterloo declared a State of Emergency with municipalities following suit, including the City of Cambridge. The... Read More»
How To Be A Bawse
Meghan, Queen's Square | April 14, 2020
During a serious situation, it can be a relief to laugh and find the absurdity in life. This week, I invited some wacky neighbours into my apartment... Read More»
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Phil, Queen's Square | February 1, 2020
There’s no better way to spend a chilly winter’s night than curling up on the couch with the dog and a new book. I think I’ll start with Aravind... Read More»