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Announcement All Pratt buildings are currently closed because of COVID-19, however remote and contact free services are available.

How It Works

  • All you need is your Pratt library card number and PIN, and the files you want to print
  • Use your own laptop, smartphone, or tablet at the library
  • You can also upload files from home, work, or another location to be printed at the library
  • You may either use a web browser, or an app to install on your own device

Printing From the Web

To print from a web browser upload files here.

  • To print from the web, go to the Wireless Printing Service page
  • Sign in with your library card number and PIN
  • The SmartALEC service shows the process to upload your files
  • Within 24 hours, go to a Print Release Station during open hours to print your files

To Print Using the SmartALEC Mobile App

  • For iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, etc.), get SmartALEC from the App Store
  • For Android devices (Samsung Galaxy, Nexus, Pixel, etc.), get SmartALEC from the Google Play Store
  • Install the SmartALEC app on your mobile device (first time use only)
  • Sign in with your library card number and PIN (first time only)
  • Open the file on the mobile device (different devices use different apps to open files)
  • Select "Print" in the application you used to open the file
  • Select SmartALEC as the printer
  • Within 24 hours, go to a Print Release Station during open hours to print your files

Need Help?

If you have any questions or need assistance, please see staff at the Circulation Desk.

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Accessibility Services


Learn more about accessibility services online and at Pratt Library locations.