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Media Center: 3D Print Lab

This guide is an overview of the services and equipment offered by the Lyman Beecher Brooks Library's Media Center.

3D print labThis page is designed to explain some of the equipment and services offered by the Lyman Beecher Brooks Library's 3D Print Lab. In addition to listing equipment available for use and providing an overview on how to use the equipment, users can explore related software, view news, and access other 3D printing resources. Please feel free to contact the library with your questions or concerns. We're here to serve you because "we see the future in you." 

Discover 3D Printing

Checkout the books below to learn more about 3D Printing.

Design or Find a Project of Your Own

Develop Your Project by Printing it Out on a 3D Printer at the Library

Ultimaker S5 and Makerbot Method 3D PrintersUltimaker S5 (left) and Makerbot Method 

Makerbot Replicator + 3D printer


Makerbot Replicator + 




Makerbot Z18 3D Printer




Makerbot Z18 

3D Print Lab: Terms and Conditions


  • The 3D Printing lab is reserved for two (2) hours. If you are in need of more time, you can reserve it again if no one has reserved the room prior to your last hour.  

  • Patrons may reserve a room up to seven (7) days in advance.

  • Rooms left unattended after 15 minutes may be forfeited.

  • User must have a NSU email address and an account in order to use the online reservation system. 

  • If room reservations are made at the Circulation Desk, a NSU ID must be presented. Circulation staff will manually enter these reservations into the system.

  • General library conduct required. Trash cans are provided in the studio. Please make sure the 3D Printing Studio is left clean and free of trash and locked upon exiting the room.

  • 3D Printing lab must be vacated 60 minutes before closing of the library

  • Belongings should not be left unattended. The library is not responsible for loss, theft, or damage to personal property.

  • In order to have ADA compliance, tables and chairs are not to be moved, added or removed from the room.