Print Anywhere

San Mateo County Libraries offers free printing, available to pick up at all 13 of our community libraries during Curbside Walk-up Service on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM*. Simply submit your print job using one of the three options below, and retrieve your print job at the library location you selected at the walk-up services desk, or in-person from a self service kiosk.

Our computers are available for reservations and self-service printing during Express Service Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from10:00 AM - 5:00 PM*, except during holiday closures

* At Pacifica Sanchez Library, Curbside Walk-up Service is available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

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, opens a new window or Android, opens a new window 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 library that will pick up your print job.

2.) Pickup Your Print Job


After submitting your print job with one of the above options, arrive at your selected location during Curbside Walk-up or in-person Library Express and one of our staff members will gladly assist

 

Information to Know


  • 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 pickup 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.

* At Pacifica Sanchez Library, Curbside Walk-up Service is available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
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