Bedford 3D Printer

The Monroe County Library System doesn’t just share books with our patrons, we also share technology. This includes a 3D printer. The Bedford Library has an Afinia H480 3D printer. Patrons can request to have an item printed by filling out our 3D printer request form. All items on this printer are created using PLA filament. If you have any questions about the printer or printing process, please contact the Bedford Branch Library at 734-847-6747.

Steps to get an item printed:

1. Create your own file or try to find one online. is a great site for this. Popular items to print include cookie cutters and replacement board game pieces.

2. Verify that the file is in .stl format.

3. Make sure the file fits our printer size. We can only print files that are within the 140 x 140 x 135mm size restriction.

4. Check our 3D printer policy for any rules and restrictions regarding 3D prints. Examples of restrictions- no weapons or drug paraphernalia will be printed.

5. Fill out the 3D printer request form.

6. We will call or email you when your item is ready for pickup.

7. Pay and pick-up your item at the Bedford Branch Library within seven days of being contacted. The cost for an item is 10 cents a gram.

Photo of the Bedford 3D Printer
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Maintenance to our cataloging system will take place on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Certain services, including the online catalog and our downloadable collections, will be unavailable during that time.
We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience during the down time.