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Forest of Reading Titles Tree
Laureen at Queen's Square | February 20, 2020
The 2020 nominees for the Forest of Reading have been announced. We have ordered all of these titles for you to enjoy! If a title is not available at... Read More»
Bumbling Bert on stage with rabbit puppet
Pam, Hespeler | February 16, 2020
During March Break on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 10:00am, Idea Exchange OPO is excited to announce they will be hosting the Bumbling Burt show.  ... Read More»
March Break
Sarah, Queen's Square | February 1, 2020
March Break 2020 is almost here! We have so much planned for your kids to enjoy, from special performers to hands-on activities. All programs are... Read More»
Scott Boyd with cards
Sarah, Clemens Mill | January 14, 2020
On February 17, 2020, Clemens Mill will once again be hosting an epic Family Day party!  We’re planning games, crafts and other great activities. But... Read More»
build your own
Trish at the Old Post Office | January 7, 2020
What is Engineering? Simply put, it is designing and building a structure or machine. Engaging children in engineering projects is a great hands-on... Read More»
Mother and child sitting and reading on couch
Laureen, Queen's Square | January 1, 2020
Family Literacy is defined as children, parents, grandparents and other family members engaging in literacy-based activities together. These... Read More»
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»