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New to Canada


The Idea Exchange is a place where you are welcome to

  • get help from our staff
  • do homework, study or read
  • borrow books, music and movies
  • learn English from our collection of ESL books and resources
  • join a group where you can practice your English
  • learn about and enjoy art
  • use the internet or wifi
  • find a fun and educational programs for your child or yourself

...and it is all free!

Watch the following video to learn more about libraries, children’s programs and how to get a free membership.

Services for Newcomers

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  You’ve made a new life here in Canada: found a home, a job, a school for your children…now onto learning English – and don’t you miss connecting... Read More»
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Learning a new language is tough! But having great conversations isn’t. Practice Your English programs are a great way to improve your English-... Read More»
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Brought to Idea Exchange by our friends at the KW Multicultural Centre, Let’s Talk is a program for newcomer youth focused on education and career... Read More»

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