Print wirelessly at the library |

Print wirelessly at the library

Stephen Tafoya
Garfield County Libraries technology trainer

Wireless printing is now available at Garfield County libraries. What does that mean for you? It means you can now send print jobs wirelessly from your personal computer or mobile device to one of our library printers without having to log on to one of our computers. And, you can do it from anywhere you have access to the Internet, even if you don’t have a library card.

Costs for wireless printing are the same as regular printing at the library: 15 cents per page for black and white and 50 cents per page for color. You can print single or double-sided and on letter- or legal-sized paper. When you send your print job to our printers, you have 24 hours to come in and pay for your print job and retrieve it. Print jobs include: photos, Word documents, PDF files, and more. You can even print web pages by entering the web address into the Wireless Printing Form.

To get started with wireless printing visit, click on “Library Branches,” and choose the library branch at which you want to print. All libraries have this capability except for Parachute, which will be available later this year. Next, click on “Wireless Printing Form” under “Services” and follow the instructions on the form.

If you want to print from your smartphone or tablet you can also download the PrinterOn app and print from there. When using the app make sure to select the appropriate “printer,” as each location has multiple settings to choose from (color, legal, etc.) that appear in the form of individual printers.

If you need help simply ask your friendly local librarian.

We are excited to offer this service to Garfield County residents and visitors to our area. As our world becomes more efficient, we want you to have the tools to work efficiently, too.

Ninja Ninja Never Stop

Children’s author and award-winning speaker Todd Tuell will draw in young readers with his new book “Ninja Ninja Never Stop.” Filled with fast-paced rhymes that parallel the little ninja’s quick moves, stalking, sneaking, spying and scheming, this book is sure to be read over and over again, inspiring imaginary play for a new generation of ninjas. Todd will read his book, have a kid-friendly discussion of the writing process, and provide arts and crafts. This event will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Rifle Branch Library.

Enjoying Poetry: A Four-Part Series for Beginners

Local author Claudia Putnam will teach four classes about poetry at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library on the first and third Tuesdays in February and March at 6 p.m. From old-fashioned to free verse, to the poetry of today, learn how to read and enjoy poetry during one or all of these classes.

Raising a Reader Literacy Night

Families with children ages 2-6 are invited to a family literacy night facilitated by staff from Raising a Reader. Activities will include group conversations for parents on preparing children for reading success, as well as stories and games for the children. Older and younger siblings are welcome, too. This event will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library.

The Rifle That Was

Step back in time to enjoy these photos of Rifle in the 1930s. The museum may be closed for the season, but Rifle Creek Center for Historical Preservation is on the road sharing photos of historic Rifle. Representatives from the museum will be on hand during our opening night reception from 6 -7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, to answer any questions about our rich history. Enjoy these glimpses backward in time as we prepare for our Dust Bowl Exhibit in March and April.

As You Wish: The Princess Bride Movie Event

We’re “stormin’ da castle”! Come join us at the Parachute Branch Library at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, for food, a film and fun. Lots of trivia and prizes, too. Share your favorite “Princess Bride” memories and make some new ones. All ages welcome.

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