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Cassidy, Queen's Square | September 1, 2021
The early days of September tend to feel like a fresh start. The summer is winding down, a new school year is beginning, and images of day trips... 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»
Typerwriter on a table
Meghan, Queen's Square | September 1, 2021
With the community emerging from lockdown again, this is a perfect time to catch up with writers who’ve been busy working on new stories throughout... Read More»
A person with a book sitting outside in leaves that have changed colour
Leah, Queen's Square | September 1, 2021
Did you think that the excitement stopped with our sizzling summer reads? Not to worry, we’re bringing you extra heat with our hot Fall reads. Check... Read More»
Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals
Meghan, Queen's Square | August 1, 2021
The Tokyo Summer Olympics is underway, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This decision isn’t without controversy. Still, for many, the Olympics... Read More»
A sword in fog with a shadowy figure in the background
Jessica, Preston | August 1, 2021
This month marks an important anniversary for fantasy fans. “A Game of Thrones,” the first volume in George R.R. Martin’s seminal fantasy series, “A... Read More»
Women sitting on a blanket in the park reading a book
Cassidy, Queen's Square | August 1, 2021
Idea Exchange is excited to be in conversation with four amazing authors this month! On Thursday, August 12th at 7:00 p.m., we’ll be speaking with... Read More»
Cover of S.F Rosa's book "The quiet girl" and Big Library Read logo
Phil, Queen's Square | July 7, 2021
Big Library Read (BLR), facilitated by OverDrive is an online reading program through Idea Exchange that connects readers from around the world with... Read More»
The Northern Lights
Jessica, Preston | July 5, 2021
Who doesn’t love the Heritage Minutes? From advances in neurosurgery (“I can smell burnt toast!”) to the invention of basketball (“But I need these... Read More»

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