Library Service Alert

All Yonkers Public Library (YPL) locations will be closed Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

3D Printing Policy

  1. Staff will review and prepare all project files. The Library reserves the right to refuse projects deemed unsafe, harmful or otherwise objectionable. This includes weapons or life-like replicas, parts of weapons, ammunition, and defensive as well as offensive weapons.
  2. Printers will not be used to reproduce objects that are in violation of another’s intellectual property rights; or subject to copyright, patent or trademark protection. 
  3. A Yonkers library card or other Westchester Library card is required.
  4. Submitted files must be .STL file types.
  5. Jobs that require multiple printing of components take longer to print. Print requests must contain 3 or less components.
  6. Color based on availability.
  7. Please allow up to 10 business days to have objects printed. If there is a delay with your object, you will be notified.
  8. You will be contacted when object is ready to be picked up. Items not picked up within 30 days become the property of the library. 
  9. If the object is delicate, you must remove your own rafts and supports. 
  10. File must be able to print in 5 hours or less. 
  11. Printing is limited to 3 requests per person, per month.
  12. Currently there is no cost for 3D printing at the Library.
  13. This policy may change at any time.

If you have questions, please speak with a staff member prior to undertaking your project or email


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