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A mother and daughter celebrate crossing the finish line of a race
Scott Hasey-Koufis, Clemens Mill | May 1, 2022
Spring is in full bloom and summer is starting to peak its head around corner! That means trips to the beach, reading outside, and picnics in the... Read More»
The TD Summer Reading Logo over colourful books
Laureen, Queen's Square | April 1, 2022
During the month of June, classes from many Cambridge schools visit Idea Exchange locations to learn more about the TD Summer Reading Club.  This fun... Read More»
a group of children holding seedlings
Beth and Emma, Preston | April 1, 2022
What kid doesn’t love hands-on exploration? Gardening is the perfect opportunity for kids to squish their fingers into the soil, tend to the new... Read More»
Text reads: explore. play. create. An arts-based activity zine by Joni NehRita. The background is a blue sky with white clouds
Joni NehRita and Cambridge Art Galleries | March 16, 2022
Explore. Play. Create An arts-based activity zine created by Joni NehRita This publication is produced in conjunction with Bridging GAAPS: Youth... Read More»
a banner that says march break
Brandon at Queen's Square | February 9, 2022
Play, squish, sing, explore! This March Break we've got activities to suit anyone from Teen Trivia Nights to Virtual Folk Concerts to challenging... Read More»
111 trees
Crystal at Queen's Square | January 26, 2022
The word is out! Nominees for Canada’s largest recreational reading program have been announced and they’re great! Every year, the Forest of Reading... Read More»
A smiling family plays a board game on a living room floor
Laureen, Queen's Square | January 1, 2022
Family Literacy Day takes place every January 27th to raise awareness about the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related... Read More»
A child bundled up for winter leans close to a snowman in a blue scarf and hat
Brandon, Queen's Square | December 1, 2021
This year, make Idea Exchange your stopover on the way to Toyland. Our new PlaySmarts Toy & Game Collection catalogues dozens of lendable toys... Read More»
A family gathers around carved pumpkins, dressed in spooky costumes
Pam, Queen's Square | October 1, 2021
If you love Halloween as much as I do, you won’t want to miss a trip to one of our Idea Exchange locations. Each Idea Exchange location will be... Read More»
A woman with a coffee looking at her laptop
Cassidy, Queen's Square | September 1, 2021
Click the events below for more information and to register. Several of these programs involve kit pickups of materials, so be sure to read the full... Read More»