Wi-Fi Printing – Frequently Asked Questions
Can I print while using Wi-Fi?
Yes. Wi-Fi printing is available in all TRL libraries.
What is required to use Wi-Fi printing?
You need a Timberland Library Card, Internet Card, or Visitor Pass and be using a laptop, tablet or other mobile device with a current web browser..
How does Wi-Fi printing work?
Using a web browser, you will select Wi-Fi Printing from the TRL home page and log in using your Timberland Library Card, Internet Card or Visitor Pass. You can then upload a file and proceed to any Timberland Regional Library and release the job at a print release station.
What kind of files can I print?
The following document types can be uploaded and printed:
- Word - .DOC, .DOCX and .RTF files
- Excel - .XLS and .XLSX files
- PowerPoint - .PPT and .PPTX files
- PDF - .PDF files
- Text - .TXT files
- Image files - BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG and TIF files
Can I print messages from my webmail account, online banking or other password-protected site?
No. At this time TRL Wi-Fi printing does not support this. If the site lets you download information to a PDF file, you can save the file to your device and then upload and print the PDF file. If this will not work you can use one of the library’s Internet computers to print.
Do Wi-Fi print jobs count against my 100 free pages a week?
Yes. Pages printed count against the 100 free pages allowed per week. You will be charged $0.10/side printed for additional pages.
Can I use Wi-Fi printing when the library is closed?
No. Although the TRL Wi-Fi service hours are 6am to midnight, 7 days/week, Wi-Fi printing is available only during local library open hours.
Can I print using my smart phone?
There are Pharos Print apps for iOS and Android devices. When setting up the app use "printing.trl.org" for the server address and "443" for the server port. You can also take advantage of printing from email from your smart phone as described here.
Can I print a range of pages for long documents?
You can specify a range of pages after uploading the file in My Print Center