3D Printing

The South Brunswick Library has a 5th Generation Makerbot Replicator 2.

A picture of the MakerBot Replicator

Get started with 3D printing at South Brunswick Library

Visit the South Brunswick Library to learn how to use our 3D Printer to make your own 3D objects!


To use the South Brunswick Library’s MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer download the desktop software at https://www.makerbot.com/desktop and install.

To browse the library of 3D objects that can be downloaded and printed on our printer go to Thingiverse.

Once you have downloaded the .STL file from Thingiverse, click on the file and it will automatically open in the Makerbot desktop software where it will give an estimate of the printing time.

Use Tinkercad to alter an existing object or create one from “scratch.”

The cost of printing is $.10 per gram.  An estimated cost of printing will be given before the object is printed.

3D Design Resources

Here’s a list of 3D design resources to create your own design or browse existing designs that you can customize.

South Brunswick card holders can access Linked In Learning to take online lesson on 3D printing.  

Available Filament Colors

Spool of MakerBot True Red

Makerbot True Red

Spool of MakerBot True Blue

Makerbot True Blue

Spool of MakerBot True Yellow

Makerbot True Yellow

Spool of MakerBot True Purple

Makerbot True Purple

Spool of MakerBot True Orange

Makerbot True Orange

Spool of MakerBot True Brown

Makerbot True Brown

Spool of MakerBot True Grey

Makerbot True Grey

Spool of MakerBot Ocean Blue

Makerbot Ocean Blue

Spool of MakerBot True White

Makerbot True White

Spool of MakerBot True Black

Makerbot True Black