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Author Carolyn Huizinga Mills
Veronica, Queen's Square | May 18, 2021
One of the things I love most about my job is that I get to meet so many amazing authors and create wonderful events to help celebrate their books.... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | May 12, 2021
Exciting news! Idea Exchange has upgraded our Lynda.com service to LinkedIn Learning. It contains twice the amount of courses in over 7 different... Read More»
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Shawna, Old Post Office | May 5, 2021
“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.”  -- John Muir We can walk with nature in many ways from admiring a natural vista, to... Read More»
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Cassidy, Queen's Square | May 1, 2021
May we interest you in a new month of exciting programming? All throughout May we have fun and fascinating events happening online for all ages.  We... Read More»
Preston's Pollinator Garden
Crystal, Preston | May 1, 2021
Spring has sprung and the garden dirt is ready and waiting.  If you haven’t had a chance to start your outdoor garden, don’t fret, the Idea Exchange... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | April 15, 2021
As of Tuesday, May 4, 2021, all Idea Exchange memberships will require a PIN (Personal Identification Number) and card number to log into your Idea... Read More»
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Cassidy, Queen's Square | April 1, 2021
April showers are bringing both May flowers and a full month of fun and fascinating virtual programs to Idea Exchange. From Spring Break activities... Read More»
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Amy, Queen's Square | April 1, 2021
Picture this: you have the whole weekend free of work and school to take a trip. That may not be quite enough time to make the trek up the Lake Huron... Read More»
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Shaun, Hespeler | April 1, 2021
For most of us, this last year has been about adapting to major changes in our personal, family, and working lives.  While there’s no denying things... Read More»
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Veronica, Queen's Square | March 31, 2021
Spring is here, and what better way to celebrate the start of the new season than going to the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory to see some... Read More»

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