3D Printers

Service Update

We continue to recover from a cybersecurity incident that disrupted all library systems and technology. As a result, using the library is a little different right now.

a pink geometric vase being printed using an original Prusa i3 3D printer

3D printers let you print 3D objects — toys, jewelry, phone cases, home appliances and much more. Use ready-to-print designs from websites (e.g. Thingiverse) or create your own.

All of the library's Digital Innovation Hubs offer 3D printers and a variety of design software.

Locations with 3D printers

How to book a 3D printer

Reserve by calling the branch. Also available on a first-come, first-served basis during library open hours.

Printing costs

A fee of $0.15 per one gram of filament (printing material) is charged for each print job. An average print job is about ten grams and costs $1.50.

Minimum charge of $0.15 per print job.

Using a 3D printer

Rules for 3D printing

Programs & Classes

All programs and classes are free, but registration is required.

"Introduction to 3D Printing” is now available as an interactive self paced online course. Or download the screen reader friendly PDF of the course.

3D printing

Classes include our popular "Introduction to 3D Printing", which involves hands-on instruction with Cura, the software used to prepare your 3D object file for printing on a 3D printer.

Intro to 3D Printing Online Course

3D design

Learn to design 3D objects using software such as Autodesk Fusion 360, Sculptris and TinkerCAD.