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There are three easy ways to print your documents from your personal devices.

1. Send attachments to e-mail address Print@hplct.org
2. Use the Print Center to upload your files
3. Use the Pharos App to upload your documents and print.

1. Instructions for printing through e-mail.

  1. Send the attachment to Print@hplct.org
  2. Login with your library card & Pin.
  3. Any jobs already uploaded display in the center of the page. Click on the Upload button to upload a document.
  4. Click on the job and change options as needed including:  B&W or color, # of copies and 1 or 2 sided printing. The cost for the job is listed.  Click the Print Preview image to see a preview.
  5. Go to the Print Station to release the jobs to the printer. You will be charged for the prints at this time. You can use any of the Print Station located near all the public printers and copiers at the branches.

(Note: If the e-mail address used to send the job is not registered, an e-mail will be sent with instructions to regsiter the e-mail to a library card. After the initial registration, e-mails coming from the registered address will automatically end up on the Print Station.)

 

 

2. Instructions for Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad & Android:


  1. Click the link above to access the Print Center
  2. Login with your library card & Pin.
  3. Any jobs already uploaded display in the center of the page. Click on the Upload button to upload a document.
  4. To upload a document, click on the Upload button and find the document to upload.  Supported document types are listed at the bottom of this page.
  5. Once job is uploaded, click on the job and change options as needed including:  B&W or color, # of copies and 1 or 2 sided printing. The cost for the job is listed.  Click the Print Preview image to see a preview.
  6. Go to the Print Station to release the jobs to the printer. You will be charged for the prints at this time. You can use any of the release stations located near the printer.

 

3. Instructions for using the App on iOS devices:

                           

  1. Download the free Pharos app from the App Store and install.
  2. Open the app and type in the following then click Connect:
    Server:  print.hplct.org
    Port: 443
  3. Login with your library card & Pin. Steps 2 & 3 only need to be done once.
  4. Open the document you want to print and choose the “Open In” option choose the Pharos app. This will upload your document to our server.
  5. Once a job is uploaded, tap on the job and change options as needed including:  B&W or color, # of copies and 1 or 2 sided printing. The cost for the job is listed.  
  6. Go to the Print Station to release the jobs to the printer. You will be charged for the prints at this time. 

 

Supported Document Types:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • PDF
  • Visio
  • Images (JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP)
  • Text (CSV, RTF, TXT)
  • To upload websites to print, they must first be saved as a PDF or copied into a Word document

Supported Devices:
Desktop/Laptop: 

  • Windows
  • Mac
  • Linux

Android Devices:
Android 4.03 and newer

Apple iPad/iPhone/iPod:
Apple iOS 7.0 and newer

Helpful Tips:

  • Max size for a document is 50MB
  • The Print Center does not take payment, you MUST go to a release station to pay and release the job.
  • To print a website, save the website as a PDF first or copy the contents into a Word document
  • Once documents are uploaded to the Print Center, they will remain there for 5 hours or until printed.
  • Changing document options like # copies, color vs. B&W can only be done from the Print Center.  The print release station does NOT provide this functionality.
  • Print Stations are located at all of our branches, and are connected to a payment system (Jamex).  The payment system accepts coins and cash up to $10.