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A tablet screen showing the Overdrive icon with an arrow to the Libby icon
Idea Exchange | January 21, 2022
With the newer Libby app becoming the most popular and functional option for e-reading, OverDrive has decided to wind down the use of the older... Read More»
A trophy stands on a pile of books
Leah, Queen's Square | January 1, 2022
Hey Cambridge! Want to know what your friends and neighbours are reading? What about the most-read books that adults, teens and kids were reading in... Read More»
A young child in a cozy sweater excitedly reads a book in front of a Christmas tree
Shawna, Clemens Mill | December 1, 2021
Considered a Christmas classic, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is more than a look at the growing Victorian Christmas celebrations we know... Read More»
Two people dressed as Santa Claus look terrified in front of a red background
Jessica, Preston | December 1, 2021
The holidays aren’t filled with cheer for everyone. Between the stresses of family gatherings, travel, shopping, and other preparations, one could... Read More»
A sheet ghost hovers in front of a yellow background
Shawna, OPO | October 1, 2021
Why do we love ghost stories? For the adrenaline junkie, whose roller coasters will be soon closed for the season, a good scare will get the heart... Read More»
A plate with a Canadian flag printed on it sits on a table next to silverware
Jennifer | October 1, 2021
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees… For bakers, these words are pure magic. This is the temperature at which cookies become crisp around the edges,... Read More»
A tiny kitten wearing a kitches hat stands next to a pumpkin
Jessica S., Preston | October 1, 2021
I love Halloween! I love the pumpkins and the candy corn and the decorations. I love dancing to the Monster Mash and dressing up like a friendly... Read More»
An Idea Exchange Library Card
Cassidy, Queen's Square | September 1, 2021
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 cozy... Read More»
A person watching a program on a laptop with headphones on and eating popcorn
Jessica, Preston | September 1, 2021
Streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Apple TV+ have really stepped up their game over the past couple of years. With such high... Read More»
Grandmother and Grandaughter baking together
Jennifer, Clemens Mill | September 1, 2021
“A grandparent is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.” – Unknown When I was growing up my Nana was my favourite... Read More»