Wireless Printing

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Library cards must be added to the SmartAlec print system before they can be used to print documents from personal devices like phones, tablets, or laptop computers.

Create a SmartAlec print system account

  1. Visit the SmartAlec Print Gateway webpage by clicking this link.
  2. Click the First Time User button and enter your library barcode number, PIN (birthdate), and e-mail.
  3. Click the Submit button and your account will be created
  4. Once the account is created, you can print from the web link, or using the SmartAlec app.

For more detailed instructions, click here.

Print from a Laptop

  1. Click this link and enter your library card number and PIN, then click the Log In button.
  2. Click the Choose File button.
  3. Browse to the file or document you want to print on your device, select the document and click Open.
  4. To print a webpage, select 'print to PDF' as the printer and save to your laptop, then browse to that file and click Open from the SmartAlec web gateway.
  5. Click the blue Upload button.
  6. Print your document at a Print Release Station in any Orange Public Library location.  Black and white prints are .15 cents per page, color prints are .35 cents per page.

    (Only pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, csv, txt, html, rtf, jpg, png, and bmp files are allowed.)

For more detailed instructions, click here.

Print from iOS (Apple) Device

  1. Download and install the Smart Alec @ Your Library app from the App Store.
  2. Log into the app using your library card number and PIN, make sure you are connected to the Library's WiFi network.
  3. Open the file or document you want to print and tap the share/action button. 
  4. Tap the print icon.
  5. Expand the document until the share/action button returns.
  6. Tap the share/action button and select the SmartAlec app.
  7. Tap Send.
  8. Open the SmartAlec app on your device to confirm your document is in the queue.
  9. Print your document at a Print Release Station in any Orange Public Library location.  Black and white prints are .15 cents per page, color prints are .35 cents per page.

For more detailed instructions, click here.

Print from Android (Google) Device

  1. Download and install the Smart Alec @ Your Library app from the Google Play Store.
  2. Log into the app using your library card number and PIN, make sure you are connected to the Library's WiFi network.
  3. Open the file or document you want to print and tap the More Options button.
  4. Select print, then click the down arrow in the upper right corner of the screen and select SmartAlec Printer as your printer choice.
  5. Tap the round printer icon, then click ok.
  6. Open the SmartAlec app on your device to confirm your document is in the queue.
  7. Print your document at a Print Release Station in any Orange Public Library location.  Black & White prints are .15 cents per page, color prints are .35 cents per page.

For more detailed instructions, click here.