The Library offers community access to new and emerging technologies such as 3D and vinyl printers and a variety of design software to inspire interest in design and help the community to bring their creations to life. This policy establishes how and under what circumstances the public may use the Library’s Makerspace equipment.


  • The Library’s software and equipment may only be used for lawful purposes. The public will not be permitted to use the Library’s software and equipment 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
    • Obscene or otherwise inappropriate for the Library environment.
    • In violation of another’s intellectual property rights. For example, the printers
      will not be used to mass reproduce material that is subject to copyright, patent
      or trademark protection.
  • The Library reserves the right to refuse any 3D print request.
  • Fees associated with the use of equipment or materials may be charged by the
  • Violations of this policy may result in loss of access to the equipment.

Approved by the Board of Library Trustees June 14, 2016

Revised, March 19, 2024