Print From Anywhere

Home or a Laptop

Complete our wireless printing form and follow these steps:

  1. Select whether you want a black-and-white or color printout.
  2. Type in a username of your choosing.
  3. Select a document from your device or paste the website address you wish to print. (You must provide the entire URL for the pages to print properly.)
  4. Click the bottom right triangle and select the number of copies or the page range you wish to print.
  5. Click the bottom right triangle, wait a few moments for the job to upload, and then click the green printer icon to send your print job.
  6. Go to a library print release station and input your chosen username.
  7. Select the job you wish to print, pay at the coin box, and print your job.

Tablet or a Smartphone

  1. Attach the document you want to print to an email. Leave the subject and the message fields blank.
  2. Send the email to addisonlibrary-webprint-bw@printspots.com for black-and-white prints or addisonlibrary-webprint-color@printspots.com for color prints.
  3. Go to a library print release station and input your email address without the domain name (just “johndoe” if your email is johndoe@gmail.com) as your username.
  4. Select your job, pay at the coin box, and print.

Mobile App

You may also access our printers through the free mobile app PrinterOn. Once you have the app downloaded from the App Store or Marketplace, follow these instructions:

iPhone

  1. Go to the App Store, search for the PrinterOn app, and download it.
  2. Once it downloads, open the PrinterOn app. If prompted, allow it access to your photos.
  3. From the main page you will be able to print websites or pictures (and PDFs) saved on your iPhone.
  4. Select the type you wish to print and either navigate to the desired photo or input the desired website address.
  5. Once you find what you wish to print, tap the printer icon at the top right of the screen. The next screen will show you a print preview (with this app you cannot select page range).
  6. The first time you use the app you need to add the library’s printers. Tap the words Tap here to select a printer.
  7. Tap the Search magnifying glass icon, type in “Addison Public Library,” and press search.
  8. Two printers should appear: a black-and-white (BW) one and a color one. Tap the "i" button to the right for either, select Save Printer, and then hit the back arrow at the top left. Repeat this for the other printer.
  9. Once you have added both printers, go to the Saved star icon at the bottom left and select which printer you would like to use (color or black-and-white). This should bring you back to the print preview page.
  10. Tap the print button at the bottom right of the page, Type in a username of your choosing, and hit the checkmark at the top right. You will be taken back the main page.
  11. Once you receive a Job Success notification, go to a library print release station and input your chosen username.
  12. Select the job you wish to print, pay at the coin box, and print your job.

Android

  1. Go to the Google Play Store, search for the PrinterOn app, and download it.
  2. Once it downloads, open the PrinterOn app. Accept the license. If prompted, allow it access to your photos.
  3. From the main page you will be able to print photos (with Gallery), documents (with Explorer), contacts, and websites.
  4. Select the type you wish to print and either navigate to the desired photo, document, or contact or input the desired website address.
  5. Once you find what you wish to print, tap the printer icon at the top right of the screen.
  6. The first time you use the app you need to add the library’s printers. Tap the Search tab and type in Addison Public Library, and press search.
  7. Two printers should appear: a black-and-white (BW) one and a color one. Select one and tap Save at the bottom left; repeat this for the other printer.
  8. Once you have added both printers, select which printer you would like to use (color or black-and-white). On the right side of the screen, hit "Print.
  9. Type in a username of your choosing, and tap Print.
  10. Once the job processes, go to a library print release station and input your chosen username.
  11. Select the job you wish to print, pay at the coin box, and print your job.

Print Fees

10¢ per black-and-white page; 50¢ per color page. Your print job will be held for 24 hours.