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Check off items on your to-learn, to-read, to-listen, and to-watch list and get more out of life with these topnotch resources. Most resources require a valid library card number. Don't have one? Sign up for an online membership or visit one of our Idea Exchange locations for a full membership. Must be a city of Cambridge resident. If you already have a card but need it renewed, fill out our membership renewal form.


Life + Learning Ideas

Discover the latest and greatest in current events, research, and DIY in our Life + Learning Ideas blog. You can join the conversation too. Simply fill out the submission form and we'll post your entry.

Dinosaur Eye
Veronica, Queen's Sqaure | October 7, 2020
I can still remember sitting in the theater as a kid watching the Jurassic Park movie. When the Brachiosaurus first appeared on screen, I was filled... Read More»
A pair of hands holding a house
Gabrielle, Queen's Square | October 1, 2020
The pandemic forced us all to spend more time at home whether we liked it or not. Many of us we were able to hunker down and spend our time trying... Read More»
typewriter, plant, paper, and pen sitting on table
Meghan, Queen's Square | October 1, 2020
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is coming up in November. This year, Idea Exchange is offering a range of online programs get your writing... Read More»

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