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.

Open Learning Lab Orientation
Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Get orientation to new technology you case use at the library. Things you can do: 
  • Design 3D print files
  • Convert VHS to DVD 
  • Convert Vinyl to CD or MP3
  • Edit photos
  • Record and edit Audio
  • Record and edit Video
Patrons that attend this orientation can schedule time to use our equipment at a later date. 
 The Learning Lab equipment is only available to FPLD Cardholders age 13+. 

Open Learning Lab Orientation
Friday, November 10, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Get orientation to new technology you can use at the library. Things you can do: 
  • Design 3D print files
  • Convert VHS to DVD 
  • Convert Vinyl to CD or MP3
  • Edit photos
  • Record and edit Audio
  • Record and edit Video
Patrons that attend this orientation can schedule time to use our equipment at a later date. 
 The Learning Lab equipment is only available to FPLD Cardholders age 13+. 

Design a 3D Snowflake Ornament
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Design a 3D snowflake in Tinkercad. We will take you through the step-by-step process of creating a snowflake using Tinkercad. Tinkercad is a simple, online 3D design tool used by designers, hobbyists, teachers, and kids.
Be brave. Try something new. This class is open to adults and teens. Please sign up for a free Tinkercad account at www.tinkercad.com before this class.

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.

We will print one snowflake ornament on our 3D printer for each participant in the weeks after the class.

Open Learning Lab Orientation
Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Get orientation to new technology you case use at the library. Things you can do: 
  • Design 3D print files
  • Convert VHS to DVD 
  • Convert Vinyl to CD or MP3
  • Edit photos
  • Record and edit Audio
  • Record and edit Video
Patrons that attend this orientation can schedule time to use our equipment at a later date. 
 The Learning Lab equipment is only available to FPLD Cardholders age 13+. 

See our full calendar here.

5th Generation Makerbot Replicator