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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»
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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»
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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»
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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»
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Shannon, Queen's Square | September 1, 2021
Tired of television? Looking for a way to challenge your assumptions, see a new perspective and continue your life-long learning journey. We’ve got... Read More»
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Cassidy, Queen's Square | August 1, 2021
Summer fun at Idea Exchange continues all through August! Summer reading for kids, teens, and adults is still ongoing, along with the Teen-Tween... Read More»
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Emily – Old Post Office | July 15, 2021
Learn a new hands-on technology skill with the new Intro to Soldering and Circuits program on July 24th at 11 am. Register now! Don’t have soldering... Read More»
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Cassidy, Queen's Square | July 5, 2021
Summer is here, and with it, a full calendar of fun, virtual events.   Summer reading clubs are once again happening for all ages! Information and... Read More»
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Tina, Preston | July 5, 2021
We are very excited to announce that the garden at the Preston location will be open this summer! (Dependent on opening regulations.) We have planted... Read More»