News and Updates

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Posted on May 6, 2023
Looking forward to making the most of the spring weather? So are we! This month, let us help you get outside and play. Whether you are looking to become more active or to enjoy nature, Idea Exchange collections offer a wide range of books, gear, and passes that can help you get out and make the most of the warm weather.

Posted on March 30, 2023
Idea Exchange now has vinyl records to check out. Celebrate the return of vinyl by borrowing a record to take home or relaxing with our in-house vinyl record listening station. Both are located on the second floor of Idea Exchange, Queen’s Square.

Posted on March 28, 2023
At Clemens Mill, Active Living is more than just a unique collection: it’s a state of mind. Clemens Mill team members, Kimberley and Kathleen, tap into the energy of this dynamic location for their work, from designing displays to hosting programming. What current project of yours are you most excited about?

Posted on March 17, 2023
We offer a range of collections that make reading, learning, and entertainment accessible to everyone. Books and other resources are available in different formats, with titles and genres to suit everyone’s tastes.

Posted on January 5, 2023
Take the creative fun of a Cricut home with you! Members aged 13 or older can now borrow a Cricut Joy for at-home crafting. This compact smart cutting machine is as delightful as its name suggests, making design projects quick, convenient, and fun - a great addition to our Cricut Making services. Whether you’re creating cards, scrapbook accessories, stencils, or customized vinyl designs, the Cricut Joy can do it all. To get started:

Posted on January 5, 2023
The Cambridge Public Library Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Chrissy Hodgins, as the new Chief Executive Officer of Idea Exchange. Chrissy will be starting in the position on Monday, February 6, 2023.

Posted on December 22, 2022
We are excited to introduce our new library catalogue, designed to help you find everything we offer in an easy to discover format. There are so many ways to find what you're looking for.

Posted on December 21, 2022
Welcome to the Processing department, we (Heidi and Vanessa) work behind the scenes to bring Idea Exchange members their favourite library materials! One of the most satisfying parts of our job is unpacking weekly deliveries of fresh new books, video games, DVDs (and more!) from multiple vendors. We ensure each item is correctly labelled and coded before it heads to its home location or the hold shelf.

Posted on September 9, 2022
Celebrate creativity with three glorious weeks of arts and culture during Culture Days at Idea Exchange.

Posted on August 20, 2022
From play-based activities to challenging hands-on resources, we invite members to take a broad approach to learning with children. Our Youth Services Librarian has developed several unique collections to foster literacy and learning.

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1 North Square, Cambridge, ON N1S 2K6
Phone: 519-621-0460

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