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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.

Posted on July 12, 2022
It's the perfect time to sign up for a brand new membership or renew an existing one at Idea Exchange. Come into any location to stock up on the latest books, new puzzles and games, seasonal movies, and unique items to borrow, like our park passes.

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
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. 

Posted on June 8, 2022
Idea Exchange is Fine Free…Forever As of July 5, 2021, Idea Exchange permanently eliminated all overdue fines on late materials and removed all existing overdue fines. The global pandemic highlighted the increased need in our community for barrier-free library service. Therefore, we joined more than one hundred other libraries across North America who have gone fine free. We never want someone to stop using the services at Idea Exchange because they can’t afford overdue fines.

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

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