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Mother and daughter sitting together and reading
Jan, Queen's Square | December 1, 2019
Every year, I look forward to all the wonderful holiday season movies and stories.  There’s nothing better than snuggling up with a cozy blanket, hot... Read More»
Boy in an astronaut suit
Stephanie, Queen's Square | December 1, 2019
This July marked the 50th Anniversary of humans walking on the moon, when NASA’s astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped onto the surface of the moon on... Read More»
kids playing with dinosaur in Clemens Mill children's area
Andrea Siemens, Manager, Youth Services | November 26, 2019
PLAY!  We know it builds literacy, creativity, curiosity, empathy, and other life skills. In following Idea Exchange’s vision to “create an... Read More»
Book, cup of coffe, blanket and pillows by a window
Idea Exchange | November 18, 2019
The Winter 2020 edition of the Idea Exchange Magazine is here! Check out the free events we have planned for Family Day. Sign-up for our new... Read More»
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Laureen at Queen's Square | November 8, 2019
The Record and The Salvation Army are working together again this year to collect Children’s and Youth book donations. These will be delivered along... Read More»
Boy and girl in kitchen doing science experiments
Amy, Clemens Mill | November 1, 2019
Teaching kids about the wonderful world of science can seem a little daunting if this is not your area of expertise, like me. I’ll be the first to... Read More»
Child's hands holding a homemade snowflake ornament
Natasha, Hespeler | November 1, 2019
There is something so special about giving a homemade gift to someone. Homemade gifts don’t need to be expensive or difficult to show someone how... Read More»
Woman and children baking halloween cookies
Margaret, Clemens Mill | October 1, 2019
Halloween baking is just around the corner, but don’t be scared.  You can be the most popular trickster chef on the block and conjure up some fun and... Read More»
Girl walking
Pam, Hespeler | September 1, 2019
Looking for some Fall fun for your children? We can help! All Idea Exchange locations offer a variety of after school programs to keep children... Read More»
girl with glass in front of chalkboard
Trish, Old Post Office | August 30, 2019
Fall is my favourite season, and It’s almost here again! the beautiful colours, the cool crisp air, and programming here at Idea Exchange Old Post... Read More»

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