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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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Is your young family new to Cambridge? Would you like to practice your English-speaking skills while you connect with other parents in town? Come... Read More»
Brother Michael
Each year during the first weeks of December, film lovers from across the globe unite through the screenings of the Global Migration Film Festival.... Read More»
Cambridge Main Street Brdige in Downtown Galt
With the world slowed down and indoor activities pretty much off the table, what’s a family to do on a Saturday afternoon? We’ve got just the thing... Read More»