UA-10366871-3 Public 3D Printing

Public 3D Printing

Cost of printing:
     The cost of 3D printing is $0.15 per cubic centimeter of material (filament) used, plus a $1 surcharge applied to each printed model. Payments must be paid in cash when patrons pick up their prints.
Items printed from Library 3D printers that are not picked up within 7 days will become property of the Library. Items must be picked up by the individual who requested the print.
•Only designated Library staff and volunteers will have hands-on access to the 3D printer.
•High customer demand may require limiting the number of print jobs per person or entity. Print jobs may not exceed five hours in duration.
•Print jobs may not exceed these dimensions: 10” X 10” X 10”
•No refunds will be given.
How to Submit files:
•Ready the file for print in the Makerbot software or other authorized software
•Submit only one file at a time
•Download a 3D print request form from the JGRLS Website (
•Submit the form with file (in .stl or .obj format) (no larger than 25MB) by email to or in person at any JGRLS library branch on a flash drive
•Pick up the 3D print within 7 business days once printing is complete at the Pascagoula Public Library Circulation Desk during library hours.
Terms of Use:
   Customers must present their valid (in good standing) full service library card to request a 3D print job. eServices cards cannot be used for this purpose.
   The Library’s 3D printer is available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis to make three-dimensional objects in plastic using a design that is uploaded from a digital computer file.
    The Library’s 3D printers may be used only for lawful purposes. The public will not be permitted to use the Library’s 3D printers to create material that is:
•Prohibited by local, state or federal law.
•Unsafe, harmful, dangerous or poses an immediate threat to the well-being of others. (Such use may violate the terms of use of the manufacturer.)
•Obscene or otherwise inappropriate for the Library environment.
•In violation of another intellectual property rights. Printers will not be used to reproduce material that is subject to copyright, patent, or trademark protection.
•The Library reserves the right to refuse any 3D print request.