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Wireless Printing

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Below are step-by-step instructions on how to wireless print at any KDL branch.

These instructions can also be downloaded as a printer-friendly PDF.

    Create an account

    1. Connect to the library’s wireless network, kdl_pub.
    2. Go to the SmartALEC portal through any online browser (ie, Chrome, Safari, Edge, Opera) by going to bit.ly/kdlsmartalec.
    3. From the Welcome Screen, click [First Time User].
    4. Enter your KDL library card and PIN here if you have one. Otherwise, write down the ID and PIN listed in the center boxes. You will log in with this ID and PIN in the future as well.
    5. Enter a valid email or a cell phone number that's able to receive texts and click [Submit].

    After creating account

    Laptop users

    1. Enter library card or email and PIN to log in at the SmartAlec Welcome Screen on your browser.
    2. Upload documents to the portal screen.

    iPhone, iPad users

    1. Get the SmartALEC app from iTunes.
    2. Log in to the app with the account info you created through “Create an account” steps above.
    3. On your device, print your document. This sends it to the printer queue at the KDL branch.

    Android users

    1. Get the SmartALEC app from the Google Play Store.
    2. Log into the app with the account info you created through “Create an account” steps above.
    3. On your device, print your document. This sends it to the printer queue at the KDL branch.

    Obtain your printouts

    1. Go to a KDL branch Print Release Station to pay for your printing. Cash and credit card accepted.
    2. Release and print the document at the Print Release Station. Retrieve your paper documents.

    Returning Users

    1. Connect to the library's wireless network, kdl_pub.
    2. Log into the SmartAlec app or Wireless Printing Control software with your KDL library card number or SmartALEC account number and your PIN.
    3. On your device or laptop, print your document. This sends it to the printer queue.
    4. Go to the Print Release Station at the library to pay for your printing. Cash and credit card accepted.
    5. Release your print job to the printer at the Print Release Station. Retrieve your paper documents.