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Computer Usage at the Library:

  • The Library has desktop computers and circulating laptops that are equipped with internet access and Microsoft Office Suite programs.
  • iPads with fun and educational games are available in our children's areas.
  • Wireless internet access is available to the public.

Printing and Copying:

  • We are happy to offer the first 10 printed pages for free each day. An additional $0.10 per page will be charged thereafter. We can only take cash or check; please pay at the Circulation Desk.
  • There is are color copiers and printers at both library buildings. 
Technology Appointments

The Dedham Public Library offers a variety of technology and services for our community including printing and copy services, 3d printing, and technology assistance.

Technology appointments are available on Monday and Friday at the Main Library and Thursday afternoons at the Endicott Branch. 


While we no longer provide in-house faxing, there are a number of free, online fax resources. To assist in online faxing, we do have a scanner on site for your use.

3D Printing:

  • The Main Library has the following machines and maximum dimensions:
    • LulzBot Taz 6 – 280mm x 280mm x 250mm (11” x 11” x 9.8”)
    • LulzBot Mini – 152mmx152mmx158mm (6” x 6” x 6.2”)
    • LulzBot Mini 2 – 160mm x 160mm x 180mm (6.30″ x 6.30″ x 7.09″)
  • The Library uses the following filament:
    • 2.85mm PLA (Polylactic Acid) – This filament starts out as a starch that is extracted from plants, goes through a fermentation process to create a product that resembles petroleum-based plastic.
  • To submit a file for printing, email the following information to
    • Email subject: 3D Print Request
    • Name
    • Library Card Number
    • Short description of the object
    • Attach the .STL file
    • Please note, all items will be printed with grey filament unless a 2.85mm PLA filament spool is provided by the requestor.
    • Printed supports will be left on the object.
    • You will receive an email when the item is ready for pickup.
  • Cost for printing:
    • Free, but with limitations.
  • Where can I find 3d print samples online?
    • – A site containing objects for 3D printers, CNC machines, and laser cutters.
    • – A site for 3D models for 3D printers
    • You can also visit to create your own digital object for printing.
  • Dedham Public Library's 3d Print Policy

If you have any questions on our library technology, makerspace technology, or 3D printing please email Megan Charter at