Thank you for your support and patience as we continue to evaluate and adjust our operations due to COVID-19. Currently, all of our library buildings are open for Curbside Services (Walk-up & Appointment). You can also reach out to us via our new methods to get in touch with us.

Print Anywhere

Need to print?

San Mateo County Libraries offers free printing, available to pick up at all 12 of our community libraries Tuesday through Saturday from 11 AM - 4 PM, except during holiday closures. Simply submit your print job using one of the three options below, schedule a Curbside Pickup appointment, and arrive at your appointment time to pick it up.

Jump to: Steps to Submit/Pick Up Print Job | Information to Keep in Mind

1.) Submit Your Print Job

Option 1: Web Printing

Use our web printing service to send print jobs to a printer at one of our community libraries.

Make sure to choose the same location when selecting your scheduled pickup location.

Option 2: Mobile Printing

Use our PrinterOn app that is available from the iOS or Android App Store.

  1. Open the app and tap No Printer Selected
  2. Tap on Location from the Select Printer option
  3. Enter the library nearest you or use the map for location
    Make sure to choose the same location when selecting your scheduled pickup location.
  4. Select the printer of your choice
  5. From the main menu select type of print job
Option 3: Email Printing

Use our email printing service to email print jobs to a printer at one of our community libraries.

Make sure to choose the same location when selecting your scheduled pickup location.

2.) Schedule Your Appointment

After submitting your print job with one of the above options, use our appointment booking system below to schedule a time for your pickup.

You’ll receive an email confirming the date, time, and location-specific pickup information.

Make sure to choose the same location you submitted your print job to.

3.) Pick Up Your Print Job

Lastly, arrive during your scheduled pickup appointment and go to the Curbside Pickup tables. Look for a plastic filing container, your print job will be there inside an envelope labeled with your name.

Information to Keep in Mind

  • Print jobs can be up to 25 pages and should be formatted and ready to print as-is.
  • Be sure you use the same community library location to:
    • Submit your print job
    • Schedule your pickup appointment
  • We do weekly maintenance on Saturday evenings where all outstanding print jobs are deleted. Please wait until Sunday or later to submit new print jobs.
  • Materials submitted should comply with our Computer Use Policy.
  • Printing sensitive or confidential information is done at your own risk. San Mateo County Libraries is not responsible for lost or misplaced prints.

If you have any issues with submitting a print job, scheduling a pick up appointment, or have mobility issues or special considerations, call our customer service team at 1-833-YES-SMCL (1-833-937-7625), text us at (650) 851-0147 or book a One-on-One Assistance - Tech Help appointment.

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