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Wireless Printing from an iOS Device

Visit any LA County Library and print directly from your iOS device using our new wireless printing. Customers can print 10 free pages/day (black & white). Each additional page is 15¢.

Download the SmartAlec App

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Step 1 - Download the Smart Alec @ Your Library printing app from the App Store.

Step 2 - Log into the app with your library card number and PIN.
This enables the app to accept your uploaded documents and associate them with your library account. 

Step 3 - If you would like SmartAlec to use your location while you are using the app to find nearby libraries, click Allow. If not, click Don’t Allow.

Print from an iOS Device

Step 1 – Open the document you wish to print and tap the Action button.

Step 2 – Tap the Print icon.

Step 3 – Pinch out the document until the Action button returns or press firmly on the document to pop it out using 3D touch.

Step 4 – Tap the Action button and select the SmartAlec app.
If you don’t see the SmartAlec app, tap on More and select SmartAlecPrint from the list.

Step 5 – Tap Send.

Step 6 - Open the SmartAlec app to confirm the document is in the queue. 

Step 7 - Go to any LA County Library print station to print the document.


We care about your privacy

Documents submitted to print are automatically converted to PDF and deleted 24 hours after they are uploaded.

To print your documents, visit the Print Release Station at the library. Enter your library card number and PIN to see your uploaded files. Select which files you wish to print and then retrieve them from the printer.