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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.

3D printing is currently unavailable at Forest Heights Library, Grand River Stanley Park Library, Pioneer Park Library and Heffner Studio.

Ultimaker 2+ 3D Printer

Download free 3D models from Thingiverse or create your own with TinkerCAD. Prepare your model for printing using Cura 3D printing software.

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  • 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)
 

 Central Library

  • Adult and teen customers may prepare their print on the project workstation in Heffner Studio. The 3D printer is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • 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.