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Monthly Calendar


Two chairs on dock
Sunday, May 20 through Sunday, September 2, 2018
Clemens Mill, Design at Riverside, Hespeler, Preston, Queen's Square
Special Events
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed on Sundays starting Sunday, May 20, 2018 through to and including Sunday, September 2, 2018. Idea Exchange... Read More»
Employment Worker with Man at Computer
Most Wednesdays, January - June 2018, 2:00-4:30pm
Clemens Mill
Programs + Workshops
Drop in for free assistance with an Employment Worker from YMCA Employment Services. They can help you with: Resume Help Job Search Assistance... Read More»
Game Board
First Thursday of the Month, January-June 2018, 6:30-10:00pm
Hespeler
Programs + Workshops
Gather together, meet like-minded gamers, and conquer the world!!  Fun, friendly atmosphere for those fans of analog board games like Pandemic, Magic... Read More»
Books seen from top
June 8-12, 2018
Clemens Mill, Hespeler, Preston, Queen's Square
Book Sales
It's book sale time at all Idea Exchange library locations! Materials offered may include adult and children's books, magazines, CD and DVDs [at... Read More»
Nerf gun darts
Friday, June 8, 2018, 6:00-8:00pm
Queen's Square
Programs + Workshops
Does the thought of exams stress you out? Join us for the ultimate stress reliever, an epic after-hours Nerf Nite at the Queen’s Square Library.... Read More»
Group of teens
Mondays, March 19, April 16, May 14, and June 11th, 2018, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Preston
Programs + Workshops
The Teen Tastemakers are a group of local teens who meet monthly to discuss and review books, movies, and music, provide input about the library... Read More»
tablet
Thursday, June 21, 2018, 6:30-7:30pm
Queen's Square
Programs + Workshops
The Idea Exchange's new Wacom Intuos Art Tablet allows you to draw, sign and create digital art directly on your computer screen using the precision... Read More»
kids and teacher around a laptop
Saturday, June 23, 2018, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Queen's Square
Programs + Workshops
Need a place to study?  Worried about your exams?  Come on out to our exam cram session.  Free tutors will be on hand to help you out.  Refreshments... Read More»
girl reading a book
Last Thursday of the month, June 28, July 26 and August 30, 2018, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Hespeler
Book Clubs
That's right, there's no set book to read in this book club for teens, led by teens. Come along and talk about your favourite books, music or movies... Read More»
Teen girl reading
Last Thursday of the month, January - June 2018, 6:30-8:00pm
Hespeler
Book Clubs
An interactive book club for teens, led by teens that will look at a new novel every month and discuss its relevance to teen lives as they really are... Read More»
Old Post Office
Friday, June 29, 2018, 11:00am-4:30pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
Idea Exchange, Clemens Mill
Saturday, June 30 - Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Clemens Mill
Special Events
The Clemens Mill location will temporarily close to the public on Saturday, June 30, 2018 for renovations and will re-open to the public on Tuesday,... Read More»
Old Post Office
Saturday, June 30, 2018, 11:00am - 4:30pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
We invite you to join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»