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Sarah, Clemens Mills | March 1, 2021
What is all the hoopla about this new service called Hoopla!? Hoopla is a new online service that lets you borrow movies, TV shows, music, ebooks,... Read More»
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Laureen, Queen's Square | February 1, 2021
The Forest of Reading® is Canada’s largest recreational reading program! This initiative of the Ontario Library Association (OLA) offers ten reading... Read More»
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Dawn, Clemens Mill | February 1, 2021
Learning from home has been the norm for many local students as we’ve kicked off 2021. The team at Idea Exchange has created new Education Kits,... Read More»
Mother and Child on the floor together reading a book
Laureen, Queen's Square | January 4, 2021
There are so many ways to practice family literacy together! We’ve got programs that the whole family can enjoy, activity books filled with games and... Read More»
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Laureen, Queen's Square | October 1, 2020
We are now participating in the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program! The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless. Read a book (any book) to... Read More»
carved pumpkin wearing a face mask on porch stairs after dark
Stephanie, Queen's Square | October 1, 2020
Over the last six months many events in our lives have changed, visiting with friends became a virtual activity via ZOOM, birthdays became drive-by... Read More»
backpack and stack of books sitting on pavement outside of school
Brandon, Queen's Square | September 1, 2020
We have a number of helpful new library collections to launch for kids and their families just in time for back to school. And now they’re ready to... Read More»
Family sitting in front of a laptop
Veronica, Queen's Square | April 30, 2020
This virtual series is all about having fun! Some of our pals will be showing up on the Idea Exchange Facebook page with special performances that... Read More»
Crystal, Lewis  and Pete
Crystal (and Lewis), Preston | April 15, 2020
One of my favourite things to do when I read at home with my son Lewis is to have the story set us up for a fun activity. I’m doing my best to keep... Read More»
Two children with earphones on listening to wonderbooks
Idea Exchange | February 26, 2020
Wonderbooks and Launchpads are now available at Idea Exchange! Created by Playaway, these innovative products help bridge the digital divide while... Read More»

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