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Stephanie, Queen's Square | October 1, 2018
I have always loved Halloween! The anticipation of the day as a child, dreaming up a costume, putting it together, and then the excitement of touring... Read More»
Kids with Capes
Laureen, Queen's Square | September 4, 2018
Let’s Read has selected Even Superheroes Have Bad Days by Shelly Becker as the title for this year’s initiative. This energetic picture book has... Read More»
Drawing of Boy Drawing Stars
Elora, Queen's Square | August 1, 2018
Dreams come to life this summer at Idea Exchange! If you have been around Idea Exchange at all during the summer then you have probably seen, or at... Read More»
kids with backpacks throwing paper in the air
Nicole, Queen's Square | June 1, 2018
Soon, school will be out for TWO WHOLE MONTHS! Although free time is wonderful, after a few unstructured days at home, both kids and adults alike are... Read More»
cartoon of children drawing stars
Elora, Queen's Square | June 1, 2018
Don’t let the kids fall into the summer reading slump! Not when there is so much going on at Idea Exchange to prevent it. We all know how hard it can... Read More»
kids birdwatching
Marg, Clemens Mill | May 2, 2018
Are you looking for an activity that the whole family can get excited about? Consider the fascinating seek-and-find hobby of birdwatching! This is... Read More»
Happy Earth Day sign
Emma, Preston | April 2, 2018
It’s hard for me to pick what I like best about Earth Day. The focus on loving all the wonders our earth provides? Check! The encouragement to get... Read More»
girl reading book with teddy
Brittni, Queen’s Square | March 1, 2018
A Wrinkle in Time, Mary Poppins Returns, and Peter Rabbit are all blockbusters hitting the big screen in 2018, but did you know these are all based... Read More»
donkey
Sue, Preston | October 3, 2017
Donkeys…  There is something so kind and gentle in the face of a donkey. Donkeys were domesticated more than 5000 years ago and are related to horses... Read More»
Good Morning Canada Book Cover Syndetics
Laureen, Queen's Square | September 2, 2017
Good Morning, Canada by Andrea Beck is the 2017 Let's Read selection. Let’s Read is a literacy program that encourages the Region of Waterloo to read... Read More»

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