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Location Closure The Herring Run Branch is closed and the Northwood Branch will be open from 10 am to 2 pm until further notice due to lack of air conditioning.

Holiday Closing All Pratt Library locations will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Submitting Your Print Job

Remote printing services can be used at any location. At this time you can receive up to 10 free black and white prints during two separate sessions per day. If you need to print more than 10 pages, you can add money to your library account.

Need help? Call (410) 396-5430 for assistance submitting your remote printing job. Please call any location to schedule a contactless pickup, or to request that your printing be mailed to you.

getting paper from a printing machine

To print from a web browser

  1. To print from the web, go to the Wireless Printing Service page
  2. Sign in with your library card number and PIN
  3. The SmartALEC service shows the process to upload your files

To print using the SmartALEC mobile app

  1. 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
  2. Install the SmartALEC app on your mobile device (first time use only)
  3. Sign in with your library card number and PIN (first time only)
  4. Open the file on the mobile device (different devices use different apps to open files)
  5. Select "Print" in the application you used to open the file
  6. Select SmartALEC as the printer

Receiving Your Print Job

In person

To pick up your print job in person, you may visit any location and use the Print Release Station. Please observe Pratt safety guidelines while visiting a location. You may also call to schedule a pickup time for a contactless pickup.

By mail

If you would prefer to receive your printing by mail, free of charge, call any location to make arrangements.

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Sidewalk Service - staff getting a bag of library materials ready for pickup

Sidewalk Service

We are pleased to offer Sidewalk Service, a contact-free way to check out and pick-up books and other materials from the Pratt Library.

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computer and internet devices - mobile hotspot, tablet, chromebook

Computer & Internet Devices

With a Pratt Library card, you can borrow devices like Chromebooks, tablets, and mobile hotspots to get online from the comfort of your home.