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Rhythm and Blues Presents Black History Month
Gabrielle, Queen's Square | February 2, 2021
As I opened zoom on my computer to join my very first Rhythm & Blues Committee meeting back in January, I was nervous. I didn’t know much yet... Read More»
A tablet sitting on top of a stack of books
Meghan, Queen's Square | February 1, 2021
Fantastic news! You can borrow an iPad from Idea Exchange and enjoy browsing the Internet, apps and e-reading from home or on the go. Use an adult... Read More»
A yellow envelope with a newsletter inside
Cassidy, Queen's Square | February 1, 2021
Want to be kept up to date on services, events, and everything Idea Exchange? Sign up for our eNewsletters, and get updates, recommendations, gallery... Read More»
A pair of hands typing on the laptop with phone and coffee cup beside
Cassidy, Queen's Square | February 1, 2021
While weather and restrictions mean spending most of our time indoors this month, Idea Ex-change is working hard to beat boredom and keep you... Read More»
Ontario Parks Day Use Permit
Amy, Queen's Square | January 27, 2021
We know it’s been a bummer not being able to travel this past year. And while we can’t exactly offer you plane tickets to the heart of Prague or to... Read More»
Lily Yan in a field of sunflowers
Veronica, Queen's Square | January 13, 2021
Our Inner Sparks is a local social enterprise that was created with the idea that we all have this inner spark within us, we just need to learn how... Read More»
An alarm clock
Cassidy, Queen's Square | January 4, 2021
Join us for fun, engaging, and educational virtual programs! We're taking the programs you love and moving them online. Access to these programs are... Read More»
Bother and Sister on the couch looking his phone
Kaitlyn, Queen's Square | January 4, 2021
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could know what to expect when you visited somewhere new, like a library or gallery? There is a great tool out there you... Read More»
Woman using a drill to put together a set of drawers
Shaun, Hespeler | January 4, 2021
Don’t let it scare you, fixing can be fun (and we can help!) People that know me are often surprised that I do a lot of my own home and car repairs... Read More»
An open book and a stack of books with head phones around them
Meghan, Queen's Square | January 4, 2021
Borrow movies, TV shows, music, ebooks and audiobooks online from Hoopla using your Idea Exchange membership. You can now use both Hoopla and Kanopy... Read More»