Mobile Printing Now Available!

The Berkshire Athenaeum is pleased to announce that we have grown the opportunities for wireless printing by launching mobile printing options. Library patrons can submit a document from their personal computer or mobile device to the library’s printer from any location and visit the library to release, pay and pick up the item.

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How to print from tablet or smartphone app:

  • Visit your device’s app store to install & launch the PrinterOn app, which works on iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Nook & Kindle.
  •  Click “Search”. Search for “PIT Pittsfield”.
  •  Select the printer (8 X 11 or 11 X 17)
  •  To print:
    •  Documents: when viewing the document, click in the upper
      right corner and upload the document to the PrinterOn app.
    • Photos from your phone: open the app, click on “photo” and select a photo to print.
  •  Enter an email address and click on the check mark (you will receive a notice that
    the job started, and shortly after another message stating “Job Success”).
  • Jobs are sent wirelessly and will be tracked using the email address you enter, which you should have available when you arrive.
  • Visit the library to release, pay and pick up your print.
  • Routine users of the service will notice after the initial setup Printer On remains available on your device as a third party option for printing.

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How to print from your Chromebook, laptop or desktop computer:

  • Visit http://www.printeron.net/pit/pittsfield
  •  Select the printer (8 X 11 or 11 X 17)
  • Enter your email address (used only for printout identification). Browse your computer to locate and select the file you wish to print.
  • Click the green print icon (you will see the status of your print job
    and a reference number).
  • Jobs are sent wirelessly and will be tracked using the email address you enter, which you should have available when you arrive.
  • Visit the library to release, pay and pick up your print.

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How to  email a document  to the print system:

 

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About Berkshire Athenaeum

We are the public library for the city of Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
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