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Orientation to 3D Printing

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Selden Arcade

215 East Plume Street

Maker Studio

Norfolk, VA 23510

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The Orientation to 3D Printing with the Maker Studio will last 45 minutes to 1 hour. We first discuss policies and procedures that you are expected to adhere to while using Maker Studio equipment. Questions big and small are welcomed and encouraged by our wonderful staff. Most importantly, orientation also allows us time to get to know you and your projects further with intention to provide a more productive, personalized, and positive experience for our patrons. Regardless of skill level or experience, attendance is mandatory for all patrons planning to use Maker Studio equipment for any project. After the orientation, you may reserve the studio by calling or preferably emailing us with your requested date and time.

Concepts

This orientation reviews basic procedures and safety considerations for operating our 3D printers, computers and related equipment.

  • Orientation to the Maker Studio policies

  • What you can and cannot produce with Maker Studio equipment

  • Design software and the files required for 3D printing

  • and much more

Prerequisites

Attendees must be familiar with computers and possess ability to use a keyboard and mouse. Basic knowledge in TinkerCAD or AutoCAD recommended.



FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

We welcome adults and teens 16 and up with a valid NPL card.

What do I bring to the event?

Have your Norfolk Public Library card available to register you into the Maker Studio access list. Attendees must have a current NPL card in good standing to access the computers and resources in the Slover Creative Studios. Attendees who are not yet NPL patrons may obtain their free card at the Circulation Desk or Concierge Desk on the 1st floor. Visit the NPL website to learn more about library cards and borrowing.

Where is the event located?

The Maker Studio is located in the Selden Arcade at 215 E Plume St. adjacent to the Slover Library.

What if I'm running late to the event?

If delayed please call the studio at (757) 431-7443. For cancellations 24 hours prior to scheduled time please call or email at sloverstudios@norfolk.gov.


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Selden Arcade

215 East Plume Street

Maker Studio

Norfolk, VA 23510

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