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mother and children making food
Beth at Preston | November 1, 2018
This time of the year, it’s easy to fall into a lunch rut. My idealistic goals for family lunches any given week include healthy choices, no food... Read More»
girl with pumpkin mask
Programs + Events | October 1, 2018
Check out these awesome Halloween programs happening this month at Idea Exchange for kids and teens. Just in time for Halloween, school’s out on... Read More»
Children playing with Steamboxes
Idea Exchange | October 1, 2018
What are STEAMboxes? They are a unique on-site learning experience for children (Ages 6+) to explore with a parent/guardian. Available starting... Read More»
two kids reading by flashlight
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»
Two kids in a cornfield
Sue and Tina, Preston | September 5, 2018
At Idea Exchange we often do seasonally-themed programming. And children love activities that involve animals. Games like “Pin the Feathers on the... 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»
Evan and Ethan
Gabriella at Preston | August 21, 2018
A library book can travel to many homes each year, bringing the community together through the exchange of ideas. Just like the Summer Reading Club,... Read More»
Donna-Lee and Deandra
Gabriella at Preston | August 21, 2018
Today I had the pleasure of meeting yet another pair of amazing siblings: Donna-Lee (9) and her older sister Deandra (12). Donna-Lee arrived at the... Read More»
Kieran and Mackenzie
Grace at Queen's Square | August 21, 2018
Siblings Mackenzie and Kieran love to visit with Megan and I at the Summer Reading Club desk! They are excited each year to join up. Today Kieran... Read More»
Megan at Queen's Square | August 21, 2018
Talia was excited to come to the library with her younger brother and sister today and visit the Summer Reading Club Desk! Talia read Trollhunters:... Read More»