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Cookies on a plate
Gabrielle, Queen's Square | October 19, 2020
Who doesn’t love Halloween? Whether you like your entertainment frightfully scary or a little on the tamer side, Idea Exchange has fun for all ages... Read More»
young girl doing homework at a desk
Meghan, Queen's Square | October 1, 2020
Whether your family members are doing home schooling this year, attending classes within public health guidelines or trying out a blended model for... Read More»
mother and son reading together at home
Andrea, Queen's Square | October 1, 2020
Starting this Fall in celebration of Ontario Public Library week, we have some fun online reading programs to kick start the coziness. Since you love... Read More»
Culture Days logo
Gabrielle, Queen's Square | September 23, 2020
Each September I look forward to Culture Days at the end of the month. It is such a great opportunity for my family to explore local arts and culture... Read More»
boy and girl sitting on floor using tablet together
Sarah, Clemens Mill | September 1, 2020
Welcome fall! Even though Idea Exchange has opened its doors for some services, in-person programming is still on hold. But that certainly doesn’t... Read More»
parents sitting with child on couch enjoying watching something on their laptop
Veronica, Queen's Square | July 27, 2020
Summer is beginning to wind down, which means its time to enjoy the last bit of the warmth and sun that summer has to offer. This month, Thursday Fun... Read More»
LEGO palm tree made with inspiration from book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Sarah, Clemens Mill | July 14, 2020
Stories wake up our imaginations and let us envision all sorts of people, places and creations. But once you see those things in your mind, where do... Read More»
catapult craft
Andrea, Queen's Square | June 30, 2020
Get your own Crafty Creations Kit! All five of our locations will offer a different craft kit every two weeks. These kits will each contain supplies... Read More»
parents sitting with child on couch enjoying watching something on their laptop
Veronica, Queen's Square | June 29, 2020
Summer is officially here, which means more time for exploring, getting outside, and having some fun. July's Thursday Fun with Friends is about... Read More»
two girls reading a book in their living room with their dog
Andrea, Queen's Square | June 29, 2020
Join us for fun, engaging, and educational virtual programs! We're taking the kids programs you love and moving them online. Access to these programs... Read More»

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