SelfServe 3D Printer

January 2020

Discover how to make simple decorations our 3D printer. No Fee, No Registration.
Monday 20th - 1:00 to 3:00 & Thursday 30th - 6:00 to 8:00.

ote that you must participate in an orientation session (or view the videos listed below)
 and complete the questionnaire before using the SelfServe 3D Printer.


Self Serve 3D Printer is now available for use.

Come to the orientation sessions at the library or watch the following 4 online videos (or do both!)

Makerbot software introduction A 22 minute and thorough introduction that is valid for the library printer.

TinkerCad quick print to get you started.
Thorough college tutorial on how to make a personalized keychain. Includes Rubic tip sheet.

STL converter *.JPG to *.STL guide

These tutorials have been carefully selected to help you get off to a good start with your project. They are not created by the Library although we hope we will be able to so in due course. Found a good tutorial? Please share the link via email

rientation and Help sessions
Alternately follow the web tutorials detailed above.


Creating 3D  Valentines Charm
Monday 20th - 1:00 to 3:00

Thursday 30th - 6:00 to 8:00

This is an Uxbridge Public Library initiative, supported by the Rotary Club of Uxbridge and 100 Women Who Care along with indiviual donors.

REMEMBER, there is no cost whatsoever to participate or to have a print session with your friends or family. All you pay for is the filament you use, 30c per gram.

Get in Touch
Ian Kershaw
Uxbridge Public Library
9 Toronto St. South, ON, L9P1P3

  Updated January 21 2020



Online Booking
Book your session online through the Uxbridge Library portal at

Click here for a tip sheet to help you make a booking.

Once you have attended the orientation session or viewed the YouTube tutorials listed at the top of the left hand column you must complete a brief online Questionnaire before you can use the printer. Once successful you will receive email notification.

*Conditions of Use Policy. You must read and sign/submit the acceptance form before using the SelfServe 3D Printer

Documents and information
All documents are in *.pdf format and can be viewed and printed on any device.

The following are recommended reading in order to successfully use the SelfServe 3D Printer.
Brief summary to help get you started.
Quickstart - from an idea to a finished print in 30 minutes.
Links to useful websites. Essential if you want to work from your own computer.
Makerbot Replicator+ full factory manual.

Useful Software and downloads.
MakerBot printer software (free download)
Tinkercad 3D design site (free software and tips)
Selva3D web site that converts *jpg images to ready to print *stl files (free)
Thingiverse website with tens of thousands of downloadable files

The printer is available for patrons who have:
A valid library card
Completed an orientation session
Studied the manual.
  Completed the online
  Signed the acceptable use Policy
Drop off your signed form at the library (attention Ian) or scan/send to