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Posted on September 12, 2022
Are you a passionate individual who cares about library and gallery services in your community? Interested in joining the Idea Exchange Board of Trustees? Applications are now being accepted for our Board of Trustees. The Board’s purpose is to provide the community of Cambridge with comprehensive, efficient public library and gallery services reflecting the diversity and depth of the Cambridge community.

Posted on September 9, 2022
The Idea Exchange fall magazine is now available at all our locations.

Posted on September 9, 2022
Celebrate creativity with three glorious weeks of colour, creativity, and community during Culture Days at Idea Exchange.

Posted on September 2, 2022
Autumn is a season of preparation and excitement, whether you’re going back to school, enjoying the changing leaves, or readying a cozy reading spot for chilly days. Along with the fall harvest, Idea Exchange has a fresh crop of amazing things to borrow and enjoy. From highly anticipated books to new experiences and tools to enhance your life, check out what’s coming this fall:

Posted on September 2, 2022
Whether you’re a long-time DIYer or brand new to the world of making, Idea Exchange should be the next stop on your creative journey.

Posted on August 20, 2022
From play-based activities to challenging hands-on resources, we invite members to take a broad approach to learning with children. Our Youth Services Librarian has developed several unique collections to foster literacy and learning.

Posted on July 12, 2022
It's the perfect time to sign up for a brand new membership or renew an existing one at Idea Exchange. Come into any location to stock up on the latest books, new puzzles and games, seasonal movies, and unique items to borrow, like our park passes.

Posted on July 12, 2022
Cambridge Art Galleries, Idea Exchange is excited to welcome Alix Voz as the new Gallery Director/Curator of Cambridge Art Galleries. Alix will be starting in the position on Wednesday, July 6, 2022. "We are thrilled to have Alix joining us in Cambridge,” expressed Helen Kelly, Idea Exchange CEO. “Her enthusiasm for presenting art exhibitions that are engaging and accessible for the broader community is infectious. We look forward to many dynamic public art projects and programs under her leadership."

Posted on July 4, 2022
One Seed, One Community Cambridge (OSOC Cambridge) is an initiative that unites the Cambridge and North Dumfries community in the shared experience of growing nutritious food and saving seeds. Created by four local organizations: Cambridge Food Bank, rare Charitable Research Reserve, Seeds of Diversity, and Idea Exchange, OSOC Cambridge is an annual program that offers free seeds, community connections, and the experience of growing and sharing food.

Posted on June 21, 2022
Since our last website refresh, how we interact online has changed quite a bit; we now offer more virtual programming including digital publications and videos that can be streamed at any time, from anywhere. We wanted to have a website that reflects these changes and provides a more user-friendly experience. After some planning and preparation, we are pleased to announce that our redesigned website is finally here! Our goal was to provide you with an easier way to learn all about Cambridge Art Galleries.