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Emerging Technology

Class-Based & Online Workshops

Makerspace offers introductory workshops on podcasting, 3D designing and printing, creating immersive stories, vlogging and T-shirt designing. These workshops are available online and can be booked for a class. For class bookings, the sessions are 1-2.5 hours long depending on the size of the class. To arrange a workshop or request information, contact Muyi Ogunleye at


3D Designing & Printing

 In this session defines 3D designing and printing, illustrates the current uses of 3D printing and it introduces students to Tinkercad, a beginner friendly 3D designing software. It is an interactive, hands-on session where students will get to design a simple 3D keychain, which will be printed for free, and if the session is delivered at the Progress or Story Arts Centre Library; students will get to see the 3D printer in use; and some students will be able to have their keychain printed then and there. 



 In the workshop, students will learn about the vlogging process (planning, production and post-production), they will get tips on creating great videos, and will learn how to edit videos to include text, music and imagery with VEED.IO.


 Virtual Reality: Creating Immersive Stories and Virtual Tours

The Creating Immersive Stories and the Virtual Tours workshops walks students through the process of creating a storyboard or a tour using spherical panoramic photographs taken with our 360-degree cameras. Students will have the option to add text and audio to their storyboards or tours. Tours created can viewed on the Oculus Quest VR headsets. 


   In the workshop, students will learn about the podcasting process (planning, production and post-production), they will get tips on creating great podcasts, create sound effects, and they will learn how to edit podcasts to include text, music and imagery with Descript.


T-Shirt Designing

 In the workshop, you learn how to create a design in Design Space, how to print and press the design onto the T-Shirt using the Cricut Maker and the Cricut EasyPress 2.

Need Help?

Contact Muyi Ogunleye, Librarian at Story Arts Campus for:

  • Assistance using items in the emerging technology collection
  • Requests for new items to purchase
  • Consultations on bringing these tools into your classroom 
Phone: 416-289-5000 ext. 8603

Access It!

Interested in accessing the technology on this guide?

Check out our full list of Makerspace and Emerging Technologies

To borrow the emerging technologies, click on the title of an item you're interested in and choose Place a Hold to reserve it. Or visit the circulation desk at your library and ask to borrow the item.

To use the Makerspace equipment, book or visit the Makerspace at the Story Arts Centre Library or at the Progress Library.

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Scan the QR code to stay updated on Makerspace events and workshops on Instagram. Or follow the Library @centennialllc.

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