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Wireless Printing at Anne Arundel County Public Library

Print from any deviceWe now offer wireless printing for all library card holders. Send a file to the library from your laptop at home or print directly from your smartphone or tablet while in the library. 

Please register before uploading your first file.


Upload a file to print


Download Wifi Printing by Device instructions.

Print from your laptop from home or in the library

  • Save the file or document you want to print.
  • Go to our online printing serviceScroll down the page and click First Time or Guest User to enroll.
  • After you login, upload your saved file: click Choose file, select your file, and click Upload.
  • Visit the Print Station at any library location to print your file.

Print from a mobile device 

  • Register your account using a web browser.
  • Install the SmartALEC app from your app store (available for Apple iOS* and Android).
  • Open the app and login with your library card number and PIN.
  • To print on iOS, tap "Share with" (see this video for tips).
  • To print on Android, tap Menu, then tap Print and choose SmartAlecPrinter.
  • Visit the Print Station at any library location to print your file.

*Requires iOS 10 or greater

Prices to print

  • 20 cents per page (black and white)
  • $1 per page (color)



I’m not sure what my account PIN is, or my PIN isn’t working. Reset your PIN online here or ask a librarian for help if you are in one of our library locations.

I don’t see my document in the Print Station queue. Documents can sometimes take up to five minutes to appear at the Print Station—check again in a few minutes.

I’m still having trouble with mobile printing, or I have another question. Library staff are here for you! Please come by the Information Desk to ask for help or send us an email.