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3D Printing

3D printers allow you create custom three-dimensional (3D) objects. From scale models, to simple accessories or complex parts - if you can imagine it, you can build it.

3D printing is available at Central Library and the Community Libraries.

  • You need a library card to use a 3D printer.

  • There is a maximum of one print, per person, per day.

  • The maximum print time is 3 hours.
  • There is no charge for printing.

  • 3D printers are available on a first come, first served basis.

Central Library:

  • Adult and teen customers may prepare their print on the project workstation in Heffner Studio. Reserve the Heffner workstation by calling (519) 743-0271 x294.

  • Youth (age 13 and under) may use a computer in the Children's Department. Reserve a Children's computer online or by calling (519) 743-0271.

  • 3D Printers are located in Heffner Studio and the Children's Department.

Community Libraries:

  • Customers may prepare their print on a library computer. Reserve a computer online or by calling your preferred community library location.

  • Each Community Library location has one 3D printer available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Ultimaker 2+ 3D Printer

Create and edit 3D models using Cura software, or download free 3D models from Thingiverse.

  • Transfer your model to the printer via SD card
  • Supported file types: STL and OBJ
  • Build volume: 223 x 223 x 205 mm (8.78 x 8.78 x 8.07 in)