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Wireless Services and Printing

San Mateo Public Library offers free public wireless access in all its libraries.  To access the library wireless network you will need to accept the terms and conditions to receive 12 hours of uninterrupted access.  Part of the terms and conditions is the acceptance that the San Mateo Public Library wireless network is not secure.

Connecting to the Library Wireless Network

  1. Locate the library’s wireless network on your laptop or other wireless device. (San Mateo Public Library)
  2. Select the network and connect.
  3. Open the web browser and you will be presented with the San Mateo Public Library’s Wireless User Policy.
  4. After accepting the policy you will be redirected to the San Mateo Public Library’s homepage.


Wireless Printing

Wireless printing is now available at all San Mateo Public Libraries from anywhere.
Instructions for Main Library
Instructions for Hillsdale Library
Instructions for Marina Library


Print from email or mobile device

To print an email message or attachment, select a library you would like to pick up the print job and forward your email to the appropriate email address below:

Location  eMail
Main Library  
Hillsdale Library  
Marina Library  

You will be sent a release code for the email message and each attachment.  Keep this code.

Printing documents, photos and webpages
1.  Install the PrinterOn App from your device's app store.
2.  Open the PrinterOn App.
3.  Click No Printer Selected.
4.  Click the search icon.
5.  Search for San Mateo.  You will see listings for San Mateo City Main Library, San Mateo City Hillsdale Library, and San Mateo City Libraries Marina Library.
6.  Select the printer you wish to use.

To print a document (Android and iOS 8+):
Open the app, click on "document" and select the document to print.  Or when viewing the document, in Android click the print icon in the upper right corner and upload the document to the PrinterOn App.

To print a document (iOS):
When viewing the select documents, if you have the option to "open in" you should find PrinterOn as one of the options to open in, and you can then print from the app.

To print a photo from your phone:
Open the app, click on "photo" and select a photo to print.

To print from the web:
Open the app, click "web" and enter the URL of the page you wish to print.  Click the print button in the lower right corner, enter an email address and click the check mark to print.

Picking up your print jobs
Bring your reference number or email to the library, go to any Print Release Station and release your print job.  Print jobs will automatically be deleted at end of business day.  
 

Printing from a laptop or home desktop

Select the library below you would like to pick up your print job. 

Main Library
Hillsdale Library
Marina Library

You will be asked for your email address and to enter a URL if printing a webpage, or to browse to your document.  Next, click on the printer icon to submit your job. 

Picking up your print jobs
Bring your reference number or email to the library, go to any Print Release Station and release your print job.  Print jobs will automatically be deleted at end of business day.


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