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Printing at the Library: Easy Solutions using the PrinterOn App!

Printing at the Library: Easy Solutions using the PrinterOn App!

The library is happy to provide a cheap and easy way to print out your important documents (like a resume), coupons, pictures, or almost anything else from one of our 40 new public computers.

Of course, you can use these computers in the library to print, but why not skip a step?

We all get a little busy sometimes and our PrinterOn service can be a great solution for when you are in a hurry.

From the comfort of your own home you can download the PrinterOn App to your smartphone (iOS/Apple and Android) and upload your documents. Or, login from your home computer or laptop using this link on the PGTPL website:

We suggest using your name or library card number for your LoginID, as this is what you’ll use to retrieve your job.

Your documents will be ready to print when you arrive at the library! Your uploads will be held in a queue under your LoginID. At the Print Release Station, type your LoginID into the Card/User space.

Our staff will be happy to assist you if you have questions when you arrive. We even have handy tip sheets available at the front desk!

Commonly Asked Questions:

Q: What file types can I print?

A: PDF’s, Rich Text Format (RTF), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, but not Publisher), Apache Open Office (Writer, Calc, Impress, and Draw), Webpages (HTML format only), and Images (jpg, png, tiff, bmp, and gif formats).

Q: Do my uploads expire?

A: Yes, uploads expire after 24 hours.

Note: if you cannot locate your print job at the Print Release Station,  please ask a staff member to check if your print job is stored in the queue or available for reprint. If we cannot locate it, the print job will need to be resent.

Q: Is there a file size or limit to uploading photos?

A:  The largest file size that PrinterOn Hosted will accept is 50MB.

Note: Photos can only be uploaded to the app one at a time.

Q: How much does this service cost?

The PrinterOn app is free to download. Black/White prints are $.10 cents per page and color prints are $.25  cents per page. You can pay via cash, Visa, or Mastercard once you arrive at the Print Release Station.

Q: My print job can’t be located?

Make sure you sent your print job to the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library. (There is also a “Plainfield Library” located in another state).
What UserID did you use on the app? Library card number or another user name or ID?

We hope to see you continue to enjoy the resources the library has to offer! Check out our Digital Resources link for more fantastic services the Plainfield Guilford Township Public Library offers to our patrons.

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