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Pop-Up Learning Labs travel to different branches to bring new and emerging technology to your community through staff-led programs and classes.

Programs & Classes

Programs and Classes include 3D Printer Certification, 3D Design, HTML & CSS for Beginners, and many more.

Equipment

Each mobile kit includes the following equipment:

Ultimaker 2 Go
3D printer
Apple Macbook Pros
Macbook Pro 13 Retina 2.7GHZ i5, 15, 256GBssd
Arduino Starter Kit
Microcontroller-based kits for building digital devices and interactive objects
Lego Mindstorms
Kits contain software and hardware to create customizable, programmable robots
Snap Circuit
A breadboard where various components can be snapped to easily create a working circuit
MaKey MaKey
The MaKey MaKey is a two-sided circuit board that uses everyday objects as a replacement for keyboards and mice
HTC Vive
Room-scale virtual reality system.
Dash and Dot
A pair of toy robots used to teach coding
Sphero Sprk+
A spherical robot used to teach coding

Schedule

Check to see when the Pop-Up Learning Labs will be in your area. Programs are free, but registration is required.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between Digital Innovation Hubs and Pop-Up Learning Labs?
Digital Innovation Hubs are dedicated spaces in six locations (Agincourt, Albion, Downsview, Fort York, Scarborough Civic Centre branches and Toronto Reference Library) with new and emerging equipment that anyone with a library card can access. Pop-Up Learning Labs are collections of mobile equipment similar to what you would find in a Digital Innovation Hub but it moves to different branches and the equipment is used for programming purposes.
How can I use the Pop-Up Learning Lab equipment?
The Pop-Up Learning Lab equipment is used to support staff-led programs, workshops and demonstrations at branches without a Digital Innovation Hub. Sign up for a program nearest you to explore and create using the latest technologies.
When will the Pop-Up Learning Labs visit my branch?
Pop-Up Learning Labs move around to different branches every month. Check out the schedule to see when the Pop-Up Learning Labs will visit the branch nearest you.