3D Printing

3D printing at the library is for learning and entertainment purposes.

The Creative Studio is home to two Prusa MK3S+ 3D printers.  


The Basics

  • Cost: $.10 per gram PLA
  • Print delivery: Within 7-10 business days
  • Print time limit: Maximum of 10 hours per week
  • Print dimensions: 9.84 in. (L) x 8.3 in. (W) x 8.3 in. (H) 


The Fine Print

  • The library cannot guarantee product quality, satisfaction, equipment availability or stability, confidentiality of design or specific delivery times.
  • Members are responsible for clearing their own rafts and support pieces.
  • The library reserves the right to refuse a print.
  • 3D printing at the library is for learning and entertainment purposes. Prints from the library are not meant for commercial use. 
  • Must be a library cardholder in good standing (any public library in Illinois) in order to submit a print. 
  • To design your print, try PrusaSlicer 2.5.2 (free download)

To submit a print request, send Cathy an email (cathyr@byronlibrary.org) with the following information:

  • Full name
  • Library card number
  • Filament color choice (from top to bottom: red, yellow, orange, pink, purple, turquoise, blue, lime green, hunter green, grey, white, black, gold, clear)
  • Expected height of print
  • Special print instructions
  • Link to Thingiverse or Printables, or attach .stl or .gcode file



Byron Public Library District
100 S. Washington St.
Byron, IL  61010



Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-8:00pm
Friday and Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday, 1:00pm-5:00pm

Email: library@byronlibrary.org
Phone: 815-234-5107
Fax: 815-234-5582



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