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CRIC Idea Lab offers certification courses at Tottenham library

January 22, 2024   ·   0 Comments

By Brian Lockhart

The CRIC Idea Lab at the Tottenham Branch of the New Tecumseth Library offers innovative and cutting-edge technology to help facilitate several different types of projects.

The lab is now offering certification courses for the technology at the local library.

3D Printer Certification Course

You can learn how to use the 3D (Dremel Digilab 3D45) printer.

Participants will learn how to set up a 3D printer, download a 3D print file, prepare the file for use in the print, and execute a print.

All required materials and equipment will be provided. After successfully completing the program, participants will be able to use a 3D printer in the lab anytime the Tottenham Branch is open.

There are eight learning dates available in January.

Embroidery Machine Certification Course

Participants will learn about the components of an Embroidery Machine (Brother PE550D).

This will include the set-up and execution of an embroidery project.

The library will provide all required materials and equipment to participants.

After successfully completing the program, participants will be able to use an embroidery machine in the CRIC Idea Lab any time the Tottenham branch is open.

There are eight learning dates available in January.

Cricut Machine Certification Course

Learn how to use a Cricut (smart cutting) machine at the local library.

Participants will learn how to set up a Cricut and create a design on the software program (Cricut Design Space).

All required materials and equipment will be provided.

Laser Engraving Machine Certification Course

There are several dates to choose from in January to register for the Laser Engraving Machine course.

Participants will learn how to set up the machine and then create a design from scratch or by using the trace feature.

They will then learn to cut and engrave a piece of wood. All materials and equipment will be provided.

To register for courses and find available dates, visit the library’s website.


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