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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 three hours.
  • There is no charge for printing.
  • 3D printers are available on a first come, first served basis.

Models of offensive items, drug paraphernalia, smoking accessories, weapons or weapon parts of any size are not permitted. 

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)
  • Uses environmentally-friendly PLA filament

 

Bambu Labs X1E Carbon 3D Printer

Now available in Heffner Studio!

Download free 3D models from Maker World or create your own with TinkerCAD. Prepare your model for printing using Bambu Studio 3D printing software.

  • Choose from 4 available filament colours
  • Dual auto bed levelling with hardened steel print nozzle
  • Supported file type: STL
  • Build volume: 256 x 256 x 256 mm (10.7 x 10.7 x 10.7 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.