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Wireless Printing


New procedure as of August 5, 2019

Print from your laptop or mobile device while visting any of our libraries. You can even print from your home computer.

Instructions for: Desktop/Laptop, iPhone/iPad, Android

Wireless Printing logo

Printing from a desktop or laptop computer
  1. Go to the SmartAlec Wireless Print page.
    • Enter your library card number and Click Log in.
    • If you do not have a library card, click the Guest User link to register.
  2. Choose the file you want to print by using the Browse (Select) and Upload buttons.
    • When your document successfully uploads, it will appear in a list below the Browse and Upload buttons.
  3. Release your print job at any Print Release Station using your library card or guest user account (instructions below)

Printing from an iPhone or iPad
The SmartAlec @ Your Library app will assist in uploading items from your phone to be printed at any Print Release Station in our libraries.

Initial, one-time setup

  1. Go to the SmartAlec Wireless Print page to activate your account (skip if you’ve already signed in to SmartAlec).
    • Sign-in with your library card number or click the Guest User link to register.
  2. Download the Smart Alec @ Your Library printing app from the App Store.
    • Enter your library barcode or guest user account. Leave the PIN field empty press Sign In.

Sending items to Smart Alec
Tip: Click on the “How to Print” link in the app for a quick video tutorial.

  1. Open the document you wish to print and tap the Action button.
  2. Tap the Print icon.
  3. Pinch out the document until the Action button returns or press firmly on the document to pop it out using 3D touch.
  4. Tap the Action button and select the SmartAlec app. If you don’t see the SmartAlec app, tap on More and select SmartAlecPrint from the list.
  5. Tap Send.
  6. Open the SmartAlec app to confirm the document is in the queue.
  7. Release your print job at any Print Release Station using your library card or guest user account (instructions below)

Printing from an Android phone or tablet
The SmartAlec @ Your Library app will assist in uploading items from your phone to be printed at any Print Release Station in our libraries.

Initial, one-time setup

  1. Go to the SmartAlec Wireless Print page to activate your account (skip if you’ve already signed in to SmartAlec).
    • Sign-in with your library card number or click the Guest User link to register.
  2. Download the Smart Alec @ Your Library printing app from the App Store.
    • Enter your library barcode or guest user account. Leave the PIN field empty press Sign In.

Sending items to Smart Alec
Tip: Click on the “How to Print” link in the app for a quick video tutorial.

  1. Open the document you wish to print and tap the More Options button (three dots in upper right corner).
  2. Select Print.
  3. Click the down arrow in the upper right corner.
  4. Tap SmartAlec Printer.
  5. Tap the printer icon.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Open the SmartAlec app to confirm the document is in the queue.
  8. Release your print job at any Print Release Station using your library card or guest user account (instructions below)

Releasing the print job from the Print Station:

Step 1:
Step 2:

When prompted at the Kiosk, insert money (cash or coin) into the tower by the Xerox machine.

Some stations are equipped with credit card terminals:

Step 3:

Copier
Don't forget to collect your change!

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