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Posted on August 9, 2022
Hoopla has brought back its popular Bonus Borrows program for the month of August – a great way to continue your summer reading! Throughout August, the collection, including eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, television, and movies is available to members for unlimited borrowing and will not impact monthly Instant borrows.

Posted on July 12, 2022
Cambridge Art Galleries, Idea Exchange is excited to welcome Alix Voz as the new Gallery Director/Curator of Cambridge Art Galleries. Alix will be starting in the position on Wednesday, July 6, 2022. "We are thrilled to have Alix joining us in Cambridge,” expressed Helen Kelly, Idea Exchange CEO. “Her enthusiasm for presenting art exhibitions that are engaging and accessible for the broader community is infectious. We look forward to many dynamic public art projects and programs under her leadership."

Posted on July 4, 2022
One Seed, One Community Cambridge (OSOC Cambridge) is an initiative that unites the Cambridge and North Dumfries community in the shared experience of growing nutritious food and saving seeds. Created by four local organizations: Cambridge Food Bank, rare Charitable Research Reserve, Seeds of Diversity, and Idea Exchange, OSOC Cambridge is an annual program that offers free seeds, community connections, and the experience of growing and sharing food.

Posted on June 21, 2022
Get ready to celebrate at Idea Exchange this summer with a legendary Summer Reading Club! Join the TD Summer Reading Club at your nearest location starting Monday, July 4. Visit every day or just a few days over the summer. Read books, play games, build, create and celebrate with great programs and fun prizes. Summer Reading Club Desk Times Hespeler and Queen's Square Mondays to Thursdays: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Fridays: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Clemens Mill and Preston Mondays to Thursdays: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Posted on June 21, 2022
We know that summer is for reading and relaxing, but did you know that summer is also the perfect time to win with Idea Exchange? Adults can join the Summer of Legend Adult Reading Club and win fantastic prizes. You can earn points for reading, completing missions, or by playing our special summer bingo. Starting Monday, July 4, register for the Summer of Legend Reading Club to collect points and win.

Posted on June 21, 2022
Since our last website refresh, how we interact online has changed quite a bit; we now offer more virtual programming including digital publications and videos that can be streamed at any time, from anywhere. We wanted to have a website that reflects these changes and provides a more user-friendly experience. After some planning and preparation, we are pleased to announce that our redesigned website is finally here! Our goal was to provide you with an easier way to learn all about Cambridge Art Galleries.  

Posted on June 21, 2022
We’ve seen quite a few changes since the last time we refreshed our website; we stream and download more often, attend programs and events virtually, and try out new – and old – technology at the Old Post Office Makerspace and Creative Studios. Our services have evolved, and so should our website. After some planning and preparation, we are pleased to announce that our redesigned website is finally here! Our goal was to provide our members with an easier way to learn about our services and the materials we offer.

Posted on June 11, 2022
The Creative Studios at the Old Post Office is your place to go for out-of-this-world exploration, learning, and fun. Play, learn, make music, and discover all that this interactive, open theatre space has to offer.

Posted on June 10, 2022
In 2021, Idea Exchange assisted seniors with booking vaccination appointments, supported the Cambridge Poppy Project, hosted hundreds of online programs and became Fine Free Forever! ⁠ ⁠Other highlights included: ⁠

Posted on June 8, 2022
The Old Post Office has a hidden gem on the second level terrace.  Our terrace is brought to life by a green roof, creating the perfect Zen community space for you to enjoy the outdoors and take in one of the best views in downtown Galt.