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A family walks through snowy woods
Cassidy, Queen's Square | November 1, 2021
As cooler weather blows in, it's time to start planning for cozy, creative and fun activities for the kids! Check out some of our highlighted series... Read More»
Fall leaves and light snow mix on a forest trail
Cassidy, Queen's Square | November 1, 2021
Cozy season is upon us, which means warm sweaters, a fresh cup of tea, a stack of good books, and a calendar full of engaging Idea Exchange programs... Read More»
A person in a cardigan sits at a table, writing on a notepad
Meghan, Queen's Square | November 1, 2021
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is coming up in November.  Whether you’re new to writing or a veteran wordsmith, this is a wonderful time to... Read More»
A person sits at a desk, taking notes while watching something on a laptop
Leah, Queen's Square | November 1, 2021
Want to learn something new but sick of the time-consuming homework and tests? Well look no further than the Great Courses series on Hoopla! This... Read More»
Author Jennifer Sims poses with her book
Amy, Queen's Square | November 1, 2021
The past year and a half has been one of change, struggle, and even loss. But for local author, Jennifer Sims, it has also been a time of opportunity... Read More»
A circular logo that reads encore
Shawna, OPO | October 20, 2021
Over the last several years, an influx of new stores are opening their doors in the Main Street area.  Bring a revitalized feel to this downtown core... Read More»
A smiling jack o lantern
Cassidy, Queen's Square | October 1, 2021
Spooky season is upon us, and with it, a new month of programs, learning and fun at Idea Exchange. This month we are featuring two different program... Read More»
An orange shirt
Idea Exchange | September 1, 2021
September 30 is Orange Shirt Day, a day to honour Indigenous children who were sent to residential schools in Canada. Orange Shirt Day challenges us... Read More»
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Amy, Queen's Square | September 1, 2021
In a world where anyone can whip up a convincing-looking article online, and any big business head, public figure, or celebrity can traditionally... Read More»
A orange maple leaf
Cassidy, Queen's Square | September 1, 2021
The weather is still hot and humid, but September has arrived! Along with the return of school bags, favourite pumpkin-flavoured drinks at local... Read More»