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Conquer the Blank Page with Larry Brown

16+

2022-06-25 13:00:00 2022-06-25 15:00:00 America/New_York Conquer the Blank Page with Larry Brown The blank page stares at you, waiting, as you search for that...something to launch, or to continue, your story. Hespeler

Saturday, June 25
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-06-25 13:00:00 2022-06-25 15:00:00 America/New_York Conquer the Blank Page with Larry Brown The blank page stares at you, waiting, as you search for that...something to launch, or to continue, your story. Hespeler

Hespeler

Lounge

The blank page stares at you, waiting, as you search for that...something to launch, or to continue, your story.

This workshop will help you come up with pages of the elusive something. You will create characters and experiment with dialogue. Scenes will be explored from different points of view. By the end of the workshop you will have stockpiled the raw material for many stories. Suitable for new and experienced writers. Hosted by author and writing instructor Larry Brown.

Cost: Free

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Programs + Workshops |

TAGS: | #authors |

Hespeler

Phone: 519-658-4412

Hours
We're closed Friday July 01 due to Canada Day
Mon, Jun 27 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Tue, Jun 28 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Wed, Jun 29 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Thu, Jun 30 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Fri, Jul 01 Closed
(Canada Day)
Sat, Jul 02 9:30AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Jul 03 Closed

About the branch

The Hespeler location is a public library that has a comfortable reading area with fireplace and open children’s area.

Be inspired at Idea Exchange in Cambridge!  Connect with the public libraries and public art galleries of Cambridge. Idea Exchange supports and inspires our community with an environment of discovery for people of all ages.

Upcoming events

Tue, Jun 28, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
March 21 – July 2, 2022

Tue, Jun 28, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Old Post Office
Walk-ins only. No appointments. Don’t miss this opportunity to get vaccinated. Moderna or Pfizer (adults 30+), Pfizer (age 5-29), and fourth doses (60+ who received their last booster 140+ days ago).

Tue, Jun 28, 6:45pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Come meet new friends, learn about your community, share about your culture and customs, and practice your English.
Register

Wed, Jun 29, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
March 21 – July 2, 2022

Wed, Jun 29, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Queen's Square
Settlement Workers can provide support with citizenship, housing, education, English language assessments, connecting with community resources and much more.

Wed, Jun 29, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual - Zoom 4
Join artist Alisa McRonald for this fun, casual program on zoom. Together we will make braided no-sew coasters out of repurposed t-shirts.

Thu, Jun 30, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
March 21 – July 2, 2022

Thu, Jun 30, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Queen's Square
Settlement Workers can provide support with citizenship, housing, education, English language assessments, connecting with community resources and much more.

Thu, Jun 30, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Virtual - Zoom
Come meet new friends, learn about your community, share about your culture and customs, and practice your English.
Register

Thu, Jun 30, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Hespeler
Walk-ins only. No appointments. Don’t miss this opportunity to get vaccinated. Moderna or Pfizer (adults 30+), Pfizer (age 5-29), and fourth doses (60+ who received their last booster 140+ days ago).

Thu, Jun 30, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Preston - Children's Program Room
Join us for this caring and supportive group

Thu, Jun 30, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Virtual
Do you know what a dinglehopper is? Are you a die-hard Disney fan? Then join us on Thursday, June 30 for Ms. Campbell’s Disney Trivia. Just don’t forget when things get tough to say Hakuna Matata!

Fri, Jul 01, All day
All Locations
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed on Friday, July 1 for Canada Day.

Sat, Jul 02, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
March 21 – July 2, 2022

Sat, Jul 02, 10:00am - 11:30am
Old Post Office
The Cambridge Amateur Radio Club is pleased to present another course, Morse Code.
Register

Sat, Jul 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Old Post Office - Makerspace
Learn to create unique designs, and custom machine embroidery pieces
This event is full

Sat, Jul 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Old Post Office
From laser cutters to multimedia technology, Idea Exchange Old Post Office is Canada’s first all-digital library.

Sun, Jul 03, All day
Multiple Locations
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed on Sundays starting May 22, 2022 through to and including September 4, 2022.

Mon, Jul 04, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Mon, Jul 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Hespeler
Let your creativity flow!
This event is full

Mon, Jul 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Preston - Community Garden
Relax with your baby in our garden.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Queen's Square
Explore your creativity!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 05, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Tue, Jul 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual - Zoom 1
Join us each week for stories, songs, and STEAM activities on Zoom

Tue, Jul 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square
Cuddle up with your baby for stories and songs!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Preston - Community Garden
Have fun dancing, singing and reading stories in the garden.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Join us each week for a new fun theme!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Preston
Starting school in September?
This event is full

Tue, Jul 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Department
Join us each week for a new fun theme!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 05, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Queen's Square
Join us each week for a new fun theme!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 05, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Hespeler
Walk-ins only. No appointments. Don’t miss this opportunity to get vaccinated. Moderna or Pfizer (adults 30+), Pfizer (age 5-29), and fourth doses (60+ who received their last booster 140+ days ago).

Tue, Jul 05, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Preston
Wear your pajamas and bring a stuffie!

Tue, Jul 05, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office - Creative Studios
Join us in Creative Studios to experiment with a number of exploratory stations:
This event is full

Tue, Jul 05, 6:45pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Come meet new friends, learn about your community, share about your culture and customs, and practice your English.
Register

Wed, Jul 06, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Wed, Jul 06, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Queen's Square
Settlement Workers can provide support with citizenship, housing, education, English language assessments, connecting with community resources and much more.

Wed, Jul 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Preston
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Children's Department
Starting school in September?
This event is full

Wed, Jul 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Imagine, explore and discover!
This event is full

Wed, Jul 06, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Call Clemens Mill branch to secure a timeslot and find out if you have what it takes to win!

Wed, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Preston - Community Garden
Do you like toget dirty?
This event is full

Wed, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Old Post Office - Creative Studios
Unwind from exams by learning the basics of improvisational theatre with the amazing Ben Gorodetsky!

Wed, Jul 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Reserve a table at the Play Café for you and your grownup

Wed, Jul 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clemens Mill - Creative Hub Classroom
Tweens are invited to check out the latest in innovative maker technology.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 06, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Family storytime is back!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 07, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Thu, Jul 07, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Queen's Square
Settlement Workers can provide support with citizenship, housing, education, English language assessments, connecting with community resources and much more.

Thu, Jul 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Preston
Join us each week for a new fun theme!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Hespeler - Children's Department
Enjoy this half hour program of story, song and movement.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Fun themes, games, crafts and more!

Thu, Jul 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Come and join us for some circle time fun!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 07, 11:00am - 11:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Crafts, stories and more!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Starting school in September?
This event is full

Thu, Jul 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual - Zoom 1
Earn extra points for Summer Reading Club!

Thu, Jul 07, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Virtual - Zoom
Come meet new friends, learn about your community, share about your culture and customs, and practice your English.
Register

Thu, Jul 07, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Hespeler
Walk-ins only. No appointments. Don’t miss this opportunity to get vaccinated. Moderna or Pfizer (adults 30+), Pfizer (age 5-29), and fourth doses (60+ who received their last booster 140+ days ago).

Thu, Jul 07, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Join us each week for stories, songs, and STEAM
This event is full

Fri, Jul 08, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Fri, Jul 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Preston
Come for songs, rhymes, stories, and fun learning activities.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Fun for the whole family!
This event is full

Fri, Jul 08, 10:30am - 11:30pm
Virtual - Zoom 1
Earn extra points for Summer Reading Club!

Fri, Jul 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Get ready to start school
This event is full

Fri, Jul 08, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Hespeler Market
We’ll learn about nature together, then make a fun craft.

Sat, Jul 09, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Sat, Jul 09, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Preston
Drop by the children’s area for fun!

Sat, Jul 09, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Department
Do you want to join in on all the fun at Idea Exchange but can’t commit to a specific time?

Sat, Jul 09, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Fun drop-in activity stations

Sat, Jul 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Old Post Office - Makerspace
Discover the Makerspace

Sat, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Old Post Office
From laser cutters to multimedia technology, Idea Exchange Old Post Office is Canada’s first all-digital library.

Sun, Jul 10, All day
Multiple Locations
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed on Sundays starting May 22, 2022 through to and including September 4, 2022.

Sun, Jul 10, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Mon, Jul 11, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Mon, Jul 11, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual - Livestream/Slido
Explore block coding and save Vax-man

Mon, Jul 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Hespeler
Let your creativity flow!
This event is full

Mon, Jul 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Preston - Community Garden
Relax with your baby in our garden.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
Queen's Square
Explore your creativity!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 12, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Tue, Jul 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual - Zoom 1
Join us each week for stories, songs, and STEAM activities on Zoom

Tue, Jul 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square
Cuddle up with your baby for stories and songs!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Preston - Community Garden
Have fun dancing, singing and reading stories in the garden.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Join us each week for a new fun theme!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Preston
Starting school in September?
This event is full

Tue, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Department
Join us each week for a new fun theme!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Queen's Square
Join us each week for a new fun theme!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 12, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Preston
Wear your pajamas and bring a stuffie!

Tue, Jul 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office
Join us in Creative Studios to experiment with a number of exploratory stations:
This event is full

Tue, Jul 12, 6:45pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Come meet new friends, learn about your community, share about your culture and customs, and practice your English.
Register

Wed, Jul 13, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Wed, Jul 13, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Queen's Square
Settlement Workers can provide support with citizenship, housing, education, English language assessments, connecting with community resources and much more.

Wed, Jul 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Preston
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Children's Department
Starting school in September?
This event is full

Wed, Jul 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Imagine, explore and discover!
This event is full

Wed, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Preston - Community Garden
Do you like toget dirty?
This event is full

Wed, Jul 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Reserve a table at the Play Café for you and your grownup

Wed, Jul 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clemens Mill - Creative Hub Classroom
Tweens are invited to check out the latest in innovative maker technology.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Old Post Office - Creative Studios
Join us to learn how to organize, repair, and enhance old home movies, photos, and film negatives after digitization.

Wed, Jul 13, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Family storytime is back!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 14, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Thu, Jul 14, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Queen's Square
Settlement Workers can provide support with citizenship, housing, education, English language assessments, connecting with community resources and much more.

Thu, Jul 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Preston
Join us each week for a new fun theme!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Hespeler - Children's Department
Enjoy this half hour program of story, song and movement.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Fun themes, games, crafts and more!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Come and join us for some circle time fun!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual - Zoom 2
Why are we so obsessed with puzzles?
Register

Thu, Jul 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Crafts, stories and more!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Starting school in September?
This event is full

Thu, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual - Zoom 1
Earn extra points for Summer Reading Club!

Thu, Jul 14, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Virtual - Zoom
Come meet new friends, learn about your community, share about your culture and customs, and practice your English.
Register

Thu, Jul 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hespeler
Get your ghoul on at Zombie Maker!

Thu, Jul 14, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Preston - Children's Program Room
Join us for this caring and supportive group

Thu, Jul 14, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Join us each week for stories, songs, and STEAM
This event is full

Thu, Jul 14, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Old Post Office
Stretch your body and mind and get moving with us!

Fri, Jul 15, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Fri, Jul 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Preston
Come for songs, rhymes, stories, and fun learning activities.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Fun for the whole family!
This event is full

Fri, Jul 15, 10:30am - 11:30pm
Virtual - Zoom 1
Earn extra points for Summer Reading Club!

Fri, Jul 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Get ready to start school
This event is full

Fri, Jul 15, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
The National Film Board has compiled a list of films suitable for the 2022 TD Summer Reading Club.

Fri, Jul 15, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Hespeler Market
We’ll learn about nature together, then make a fun craft.

Sat, Jul 16, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Sat, Jul 16, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Preston
Drop by the children’s area for fun!

Sat, Jul 16, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Department
Do you want to join in on all the fun at Idea Exchange but can’t commit to a specific time?

Sat, Jul 16, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Fun drop-in activity stations

Sat, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Old Post Office
From laser cutters to multimedia technology, Idea Exchange Old Post Office is Canada’s first all-digital library.

Sun, Jul 17, All day
Multiple Locations
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed on Sundays starting May 22, 2022 through to and including September 4, 2022.

Sun, Jul 17, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Mon, Jul 18, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
Omar Badrin, Shaya Ishaq, Poline Harbali, Erin James, Don Kwan, Tina Marais Struthers, Andrew McPhail, Phuong Nguyen, Xan Shian, Heather Shilinglaw, Anie Toole, Lan Florence Lee, and Heather Yip.

Mon, Jul 18, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Mon, Jul 18, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual - Livestream/Slido
Train your teachable machine

Mon, Jul 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Hespeler
Let your creativity flow!
This event is full

Mon, Jul 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Preston - Community Garden
Relax with your baby in our garden.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Old Post Office - Creative Studios
Join us as we dive into Marcus Pfister’s 'The Rainbow Fish,'
This event is full

Mon, Jul 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
Queen's Square
Explore your creativity!
This event is full

Mon, Jul 18, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Virtual
Are you lacking a little adventure in your life? Have you heard people talking about role-playing games like, 'Dungeons and Dragons', and wondered what it's all about?
Register

Tue, Jul 19, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
Omar Badrin, Shaya Ishaq, Poline Harbali, Erin James, Don Kwan, Tina Marais Struthers, Andrew McPhail, Phuong Nguyen, Xan Shian, Heather Shilinglaw, Anie Toole, Lan Florence Lee, and Heather Yip.

Tue, Jul 19, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Tue, Jul 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual - Zoom 1
Join us each week for stories, songs, and STEAM activities on Zoom

Tue, Jul 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square
Cuddle up with your baby for stories and songs!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Preston - Community Garden
Have fun dancing, singing and reading stories in the garden.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Join us each week for a new fun theme!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Preston
Starting school in September?
This event is full

Tue, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Department
Join us each week for a new fun theme!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Riverside Rails Park in Preston
Level-up your shredding skills with Graham Smith, lead skateboarding instructor at Gnarly’s Kitchen! Bring your own gear. Registration and waiver mandatory.

Tue, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Queen's Square
Join us each week for a new fun theme!

Tue, Jul 19, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Preston
Wear your pajamas and bring a stuffie!

Tue, Jul 19, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office
Join us in Creative Studios to experiment with a number of exploratory stations:
This event is full

Tue, Jul 19, 6:45pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Come meet new friends, learn about your community, share about your culture and customs, and practice your English.
Register

Wed, Jul 20, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
Omar Badrin, Shaya Ishaq, Poline Harbali, Erin James, Don Kwan, Tina Marais Struthers, Andrew McPhail, Phuong Nguyen, Xan Shian, Heather Shilinglaw, Anie Toole, Lan Florence Lee, and Heather Yip.

Wed, Jul 20, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Wed, Jul 20, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Queen's Square
Settlement Workers can provide support with citizenship, housing, education, English language assessments, connecting with community resources and much more.

Wed, Jul 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Preston
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Children's Department
Starting school in September?
This event is full

Wed, Jul 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Imagine, explore and discover!
This event is full

Wed, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Preston - Community Garden
Do you like toget dirty?
This event is full

Wed, Jul 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Reserve a table at the Play Café for you and your grownup

Wed, Jul 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clemens Mill - Creative Hub Classroom
Tweens are invited to check out the latest in innovative maker technology.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 20, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Family storytime is back!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 21, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
Omar Badrin, Shaya Ishaq, Poline Harbali, Erin James, Don Kwan, Tina Marais Struthers, Andrew McPhail, Phuong Nguyen, Xan Shian, Heather Shilinglaw, Anie Toole, Lan Florence Lee, and Heather Yip.

Thu, Jul 21, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Thu, Jul 21, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Queen's Square
Settlement Workers can provide support with citizenship, housing, education, English language assessments, connecting with community resources and much more.

Thu, Jul 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Preston
Join us each week for a new fun theme!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Hespeler - Children's Department
Enjoy this half hour program of story, song and movement.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Fun themes, games, crafts and more!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Come and join us for some circle time fun!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Crafts, stories and more!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Starting school in September?
This event is full

Thu, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual - Zoom 1
Earn extra points for Summer Reading Club!

Thu, Jul 21, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Virtual - Zoom
Come meet new friends, learn about your community, share about your culture and customs, and practice your English.
Register

Thu, Jul 21, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Join us each week for stories, songs, and STEAM
This event is full

Thu, Jul 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Old Post Office
Learn the basics of soldering!

Thu, Jul 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Celebrate the opening of Fibreworks 2022 with a virtual tour and discussion with jurors Yasmeen Nematt Alla and Hitoko Okada.

Fri, Jul 22, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
Omar Badrin, Shaya Ishaq, Poline Harbali, Erin James, Don Kwan, Tina Marais Struthers, Andrew McPhail, Phuong Nguyen, Xan Shian, Heather Shilinglaw, Anie Toole, Lan Florence Lee, and Heather Yip.

Fri, Jul 22, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Fri, Jul 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Preston
Come for songs, rhymes, stories, and fun learning activities.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Fun for the whole family!
This event is full

Fri, Jul 22, 10:30am - 11:30pm
Virtual - Zoom 1
Earn extra points for Summer Reading Club!

Fri, Jul 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Old Post Office - Creative Studios
Films, Films, Films!

Fri, Jul 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Get ready to start school
This event is full

Fri, Jul 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Hespeler Market
We’ll learn about nature together, then make a fun craft.

Sat, Jul 23, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
Omar Badrin, Shaya Ishaq, Poline Harbali, Erin James, Don Kwan, Tina Marais Struthers, Andrew McPhail, Phuong Nguyen, Xan Shian, Heather Shilinglaw, Anie Toole, Lan Florence Lee, and Heather Yip.

Sat, Jul 23, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Sat, Jul 23, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Preston
Drop by the children’s area for fun!

Sat, Jul 23, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Department
Do you want to join in on all the fun at Idea Exchange but can’t commit to a specific time?

Sat, Jul 23, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Fun drop-in activity stations

Sat, Jul 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Old Post Office - Makerspace
Calling all photographers and designers!

Sat, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Old Post Office
From laser cutters to multimedia technology, Idea Exchange Old Post Office is Canada’s first all-digital library.

Sun, Jul 24, All day
Multiple Locations
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed on Sundays starting May 22, 2022 through to and including September 4, 2022.

Sun, Jul 24, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Mon, Jul 25, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
Omar Badrin, Shaya Ishaq, Poline Harbali, Erin James, Don Kwan, Tina Marais Struthers, Andrew McPhail, Phuong Nguyen, Xan Shian, Heather Shilinglaw, Anie Toole, Lan Florence Lee, and Heather Yip.

Mon, Jul 25, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Mon, Jul 25, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual - Livestream/Slido
Create a computer program that makes art!

Mon, Jul 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Hespeler
Let your creativity flow!
This event is full

Mon, Jul 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Preston - Community Garden
Relax with your baby in our garden.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Queen's Square
Explore your creativity!
This event is full

Mon, Jul 25, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Old Post Office
Let’s Talk invites newcomer youth to focused on education and career guidance, and explore their future.
Register

Tue, Jul 26, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
Omar Badrin, Shaya Ishaq, Poline Harbali, Erin James, Don Kwan, Tina Marais Struthers, Andrew McPhail, Phuong Nguyen, Xan Shian, Heather Shilinglaw, Anie Toole, Lan Florence Lee, and Heather Yip.

Tue, Jul 26, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Tue, Jul 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual - Zoom 1
Join us each week for stories, songs, and STEAM activities on Zoom

Tue, Jul 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square
Cuddle up with your baby for stories and songs!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Preston - Community Garden
Have fun dancing, singing and reading stories in the garden.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Join us each week for a new fun theme!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 26, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Old Post Office
Let’s Talk invites newcomer youth to focused on education and career guidance, and explore their future.
Register

Tue, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Preston
Starting school in September?
This event is full

Tue, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Department
Join us each week for a new fun theme!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Queen's Square
Join us each week for a new fun theme!

Tue, Jul 26, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Preston
Wear your pajamas and bring a stuffie!

Tue, Jul 26, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office
Join us in Creative Studios to experiment with a number of exploratory stations:
This event is full

Tue, Jul 26, 6:45pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Come meet new friends, learn about your community, share about your culture and customs, and practice your English.
Register

Wed, Jul 27, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
Omar Badrin, Shaya Ishaq, Poline Harbali, Erin James, Don Kwan, Tina Marais Struthers, Andrew McPhail, Phuong Nguyen, Xan Shian, Heather Shilinglaw, Anie Toole, Lan Florence Lee, and Heather Yip.

Wed, Jul 27, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Wed, Jul 27, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Queen's Square
Settlement Workers can provide support with citizenship, housing, education, English language assessments, connecting with community resources and much more.

Wed, Jul 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Preston
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Hespeler - Children's Department
Starting school in September?
This event is full

Wed, Jul 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Imagine, explore and discover!
This event is full

Wed, Jul 27, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Old Post Office
Let’s Talk invites newcomer youth to focused on education and career guidance, and explore their future.
Register

Wed, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Preston - Community Garden
Do you like toget dirty?
This event is full

Wed, Jul 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Reserve a table at the Play Café for you and your grownup

Wed, Jul 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clemens Mill - Creative Hub Classroom
Tweens are invited to check out the latest in innovative maker technology.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office - Riverview Room
An all-ages. drop-in event for people that love board games, video gaming and having fun!

Wed, Jul 27, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Family storytime is back!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 28, All day
Queen's Square - Gallery
Omar Badrin, Shaya Ishaq, Poline Harbali, Erin James, Don Kwan, Tina Marais Struthers, Andrew McPhail, Phuong Nguyen, Xan Shian, Heather Shilinglaw, Anie Toole, Lan Florence Lee, and Heather Yip.

Thu, Jul 28, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your creativity, explore urban natural areas, and discover new stories all summer long with Idea Exchange!

Thu, Jul 28, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Queen's Square
Settlement Workers can provide support with citizenship, housing, education, English language assessments, connecting with community resources and much more.

Thu, Jul 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Preston
Join us each week for a new fun theme!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Hespeler - Children's Department
Enjoy this half hour program of story, song and movement.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Fun themes, games, crafts and more!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Come and join us for some circle time fun!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Crafts, stories and more!
This event is full

Thu, Jul 28, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Old Post Office
Let’s Talk invites newcomer youth to focused on education and career guidance, and explore their future.
Register

Thu, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Program Room
Starting school in September?
This event is full

Thu, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual - Zoom 1
Earn extra points for Summer Reading Club!

Thu, Jul 28, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Virtual - Zoom
Come meet new friends, learn about your community, share about your culture and customs, and practice your English.
Register

Thu, Jul 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Preston - Children's Program Room
Join us for this caring and supportive group

Thu, Jul 28, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Join us each week for stories, songs, and STEAM
This event is full

Thu, Jul 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Old Post Office - Creative Studios
An interactive exploration in musical creation and collaboration for kids and teens.