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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.

Richard H. Stephens
Veronica, Queen's Square | August 4, 2020
Authors are truly remarkable; they can create phenomenal worlds within their books that often leave you wishing you were there. Authors also create... Read More»
row of books with colourful spines on a blue background
Idea Exchange | August 1, 2020
Enjoy and experience out programs virtually at Idea Exchange! Connect online with our staff and other members of the community, all from the comfort... Read More»
Kayleigh Platz
Gabrielle, Queen's Square | July 29, 2020
Who is Kayleigh Platz? You have seen her host a number of our author events with insight, humour, and warmth, and many of you have asked us who she... Read More»

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Access over 30,000 films via Kanopy's online streaming platform. Enjoy watching buzzworthy indie movies, Hollywood classics, international cinema, the Great Courses collection and thought-provoking documentaries, as well as an entertaining and educational kids' collection.


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Are you working on a research project? Want to know more about a subject? Our guides are a great place to start. From books to websites, they bring together the best resources on your topic.

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