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St. Mary’s County Libraries Receives Generous Donations and Now Offers 3D Printing and Virtual Reality Experiences

The St. Mary’s County Library, through a generous donation from the Friends of the St. Mary’s County Library, and now has two 3D printers, 3D pens, three Cricut Makers, and two Oculus Rift S. The two 3D printers are Prusa I3 MK3S printers that use PLA filament. The Library provides several colors of filament including black, white, transparent, blue, red, and yellow. The public is welcome to submit designs for print via the Library website (www.stmalib.org). Designs should be .stl format and cannot exceed 15MB. The Library will also be occasionally holding classes for various age groups to introduce the public to 3D printing and learn basic design principles. The first 3D printer is already set up at Leonardtown Library. Come by and see it in action today! The second printer will soon be available to watch and submit designs for at Lexington Park Library. If additional funding becomes available, a third 3D printer will be purchased for Charlotte Hall Library. 3D printing is provided free of charge, though the Library asks for a donation to purchase filament and keep the service going. In addition to the 3D printers, the Library purchased ten 3D pens. A 3D pen is a […]

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