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Jessica, Preston | February 1, 2021
If you love movie musicals but you feel like you’ve already seen them all, check out our list below. These movie musicals may not have received as... Read More»
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Meghan, Queen's Square | February 1, 2021
Fantastic news! You can borrow an iPad from Idea Exchange and enjoy browsing the Internet, apps and e-reading from home or on the go. Use an adult... Read More»
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Cassidy, Queen's Square | February 1, 2021
Want to be kept up to date on services, events, and everything Idea Exchange? Sign up for our eNewsletters, and get updates, recommendations, gallery... Read More»
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Susan, Queen's Square | January 20, 2021
What's your go-to for a fireside winter read? A cozy mystery? A hot romance? Or a reassuring classic? Whatever you're reading this winter you can... Read More»
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Phil, Queen's Square | January 4, 2021
Let’s face it, the world is wonky. The days are getting shorter and the desire to hibernate is increasing every day. If only there was a way to get... Read More»
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Meghan, Queen's Square | January 4, 2021
Borrow movies, TV shows, music, ebooks and audiobooks online from Hoopla using your Idea Exchange membership. You can now use both Hoopla and Kanopy... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | December 15, 2020
If you are one of our loyal magazine readers, Idea Exchange has something special to offer. RBDigital has merged with Overdrive, to create an all in... Read More»
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Jessica, Preston | December 1, 2020
This time of year, many people make a tradition of watching their favourite holiday movies. It’s a great way to get in the holiday spirit and take a... Read More»
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Leah, Queen's Square | November 1, 2020
If Julia Child is Einstein on the cooking evolutionary scale, I sometimes feel like an amoeba still waiting to grow some legs so I can walk on land... Read More»
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Phil, Queen's Square | October 26, 2020
Tim Cook is an academic who works as the Great War Historian at the Canadian War Museum, and he is also a prolific award-winning author, who is... Read More»

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