3D Printing

The library owns a 5th Generation Makerbot Replicator. Frankfort Cardholders can submit 3D Models to be printed below. Submissions must be STL format. Prints cost $.10 per gram. Please read our full terms of service.

We periodically offer instruction in 3D Design.

Learning Lab Time
Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 6:00 PM

Reserve time to use the equipment we have in the learning lab. Staff will be on hand to help. Equipment/Software includes:
  • Makerbot Replicator (3D Printer)
  • Carvey (CNC Mill)
  • Electronic Cutting Machine (Silhouette Cameo 3)
  • Sewing Machines
  • Garageband
  • iMovie
  • Photoshop Elements
 The Learning Lab equipment is only available to FPLD Cardholders age 13+. 

Learning Lab Time
Friday, February 09, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Reserve time to use the equipment we have in the learning lab. Staff will be on hand to help. Equipment/Software includes:
  • Makerbot Replicator (3D Printer)
  • Carvey (CNC Mill)
  • Electronic Cutting Machine (Silhouette Cameo 3)
  • Sewing Machines
  • Garageband
  • iMovie
  • Photoshop Elements
 The Learning Lab equipment is only available to FPLD Cardholders age 13+. 

Learning Lab Time
Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 6:00 PM

Reserve time to use the equipment we have in the learning lab. Staff will be on hand to help. Equipment/Software includes:
  • Makerbot Replicator (3D Printer)
  • Carvey (CNC Mill)
  • Electronic Cutting Machine (Silhouette Cameo 3)
  • Sewing Machines
  • Garageband
  • iMovie
  • Photoshop Elements
 The Learning Lab equipment is only available to FPLD Cardholders age 13+. 

3D Printed Sculptures
Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Make your own sculpture out of digital clay. No technical skills required.  
Registration is required. Please register online or call 815-534-6173.  PLEASE NOTE: Frankfort Library card holders have priority registration. Non-FPLD patrons may register one week prior to each session.
Participants may print one 3D object free of charge.

Build & Carve
Friday, March 16, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Sign up to use our 3D Printer or CNC Mill. Possible projects include making your own models, game pieces, replacement parts, stamps, and engravings. Staff will provide assistance with using machines and software. 

Registration required. Register online or call 815-534-6173. The Learning Lab equipment is only available to FPLD Cardholders age 13+.

See our full calendar here.

5th Generation Makerbot Replicator