Spokane Public Library strives to offer our customers access to new and emerging technologies to inspire a new interest in creation and collaboration.
You can print using our equipment!
3D printing inspiration and plans can be found here: thingiverse.com
When submitting your request, please keep in mind:
- Files must be .stl
- Please allow 1-2 weeks; you will be notified when print is completed
- SPL is not responsible for failed prints, but we will work with you to get the best print possible
- SPL reserves the right to refuse any 3D print request
- Customers are limited to 5 print jobs per month
- Customers may not use the printer to create objects that are:
- Prohibited by local, state or federal law
- In violation of another’s intellectual property rights; for example, materials that are subject to copyright, patent or trademark protection
- Unsafe, harmful, dangerous, or may pose an immediate threat to the well-being of others; for example, guns, knives, or other possible lethal weapons
- Obscene or otherwise inappropriate items for the library environment
File size, maximum length of time allowed and limit of number of print requests for each customer will be regulated according to demand. Spokane Public Library reserves the right to limit the number of print requests.
3D printing is available thanks to a grant from the Spokane Public Library Foundation. SPLF enhances programming, services and resources offered by the Spokane Public Library through advocacy, partnerships and private dollars to ensure the library’s excellence.
PLA (Polylactic Acid)PLA is a biodegradable thermoplastic that has been derived from renewable resources such as corn starch and sugar canes.
We print on a Prusa i3 MK3S
The Print Area of the Prusa is 250mm x 210mm x 210mm (9.8in x 8.3in x 8.3in).
Any item you want to have printed must fit within these parameters.