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Old Post Office Ideas

The Old Post Office is a creative space to tinker, code, bend, sketch, fabricate and build. We invite you to innovate together - share your expertise and learn from each other’s experiences. The Ideas Blog showcases our services and highlights current trends in tech and makerspaces. Join the conversation and post your innovative discovery today, simply fill out the submission form and we'll post your entry.


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microphone with lights behind it
Kate, Old Post Office | June 1, 2019
“Music is the universal language of mankind.”  - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow He isn’t wrong! Music has been an integral part of the human experience... Read More»
Ruins of Pompeii
Laura, Old Post Office | May 24, 2019
Learning is an important part of life and something we do every single day! It's exciting to discover a new skill or learn about a new subject, as it... Read More»
two dogs and an ipad
Idea Exchange | May 16, 2019
Nothing beats lounging around with a great magazine! The RB Digital App (formerly Zinio for Libraries) offers full colour copies of your favourite... Read More»
Old Post Office Light Show
Nicole, Queen's Square | May 16, 2019
Since its grand opening, the Old Post Office has featured an impressive display of lights, illuminating the building on select evenings. Commissioned... Read More»
3D printed objects
Lauren, Old Post Office | May 1, 2019
Have you ever wanted to try a 3D printer? Engrave your favourite photo on a piece of wood? Sew a costume, or design your own t-shirt with a Cricut... Read More»
old vinyl records and cassette tapes
Chris, Old Post Office | April 16, 2019
Do you have boxes of old photographic slides or film negatives taking up valuable space in your closet? Maybe you have an old collection of home... Read More»
A/V Room
Services | April 10, 2019
Want to make YouTube videos, podcasts, or digital art? Do you have boxes of old photographic slides or film negatives just waiting to be digitized?... Read More»
Laptop with photoshop open
Kate, Old Post Office | April 1, 2019
Did you know that as an Idea Exchange Member you have access to the entire Adobe Creative Suite for free? That’s over 10 industry grade programs!... Read More»
Cambridge Old Post Office
Sarah, Queen's Square | February 4, 2019
Idea Exchange’s newest location, the Old Post Office, has been recognized by Canadian Architect as a winner of the 2018 Canadian Architect Award of... Read More»
The heritage staircase restored
Nicole, Queen's Square | February 1, 2019
Of all the beautiful architectural features in the Old Post Office, the Heritage Staircase is certainly one that catches the attention of all who... Read More»

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