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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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Chris Martin, Idea Exchange
Nicole, Queen's Square | May 22, 2018
This year, Idea Exchange is pleased to share Lynda.com with our members, an exciting addition to our online learning opportunities. Lynda.com is a... Read More»
hand holding a lightbulb
Shannon, Queen's Square | May 21, 2018
New location. New volunteer opportunities. In a few short weeks the Idea Exchange, Old Post Office location will open the doors to a wealth of new... Read More»
Post Office heritage funding announcement
Idea Exchange | May 21, 2018
The new technologies and gadgets will not be the only things to amaze us at the Old Post Office. The building’s restoration work is a testament to... Read More»
TMMC Funding Announcement
Idea Exchange | May 21, 2018
The new digital library will be a space for creative minds of all ages to gather, inspiring creativity and skills development with access to cutting-... Read More»
Roastmaster Graham Braun Preparing a Pour Over. Photo Robert Thody
Robert Thody, Education Officer | May 21, 2018
Legend has it that after a vigorous battle against the Arabian army, the European conquerors seized the loot, which included a large quantity of... Read More»
Old slate roof tile for sale at Monigram Coffee Roasters
Rebecca Soares, Conestoga College Print Journalism Student | May 2, 2018
Out with the old and in with the new! But wait – what do we do with the old? For some, the answer comes easy. You can simply throw away the old as... Read More»
Achim Klaas, owner of Klaas Design
Nicole, Queen's Square | April 30, 2018
One of the most fascinating features of the Old Post Office is the historic clock which has been keeping watch over Galt’s core for the past 100... Read More»
Minecraft
Samantha, Queen's Square | April 30, 2018
Do you love Minecraft? Idea Exchange does too! Bring your friends and drop in to one of our four libraries (Clemens Mill, Hespeler, Preston, Queen's... Read More»
boy with beakers
Nicole, Queen's Square | November 1, 2017
At Idea Exchange, we LOVE STEAM – so we are SO excited about National S.T.E.A.M. day, which takes place this year on Wednesday, November 8. This day... Read More»
Female Scientist
Phil, Queen's Square | June 1, 2017
When I was a student at University I remember seeing posters in my Dean’s office that had a picture of a girl with the tagline “I want to be an... Read More»

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