NEED A PRINTER? We'll Print It For You!

Print quickly and easily from your computer, tablet, smartphone, or laptop directly to Long Beach Public Library’s printers using your Library card! There are two simple ways to do it. 

***Black and white printing is $.10 per page and color is $.50 per page.***


  1. Visit opens in a new windowand enter your library card and pin number.
  2. Click the Upload button at the top of the page and browse select the item you want to print from your device.
  3. After your print job has uploaded, select it by ticking the box next to the item you’re printing.
  4. Then find Print Options (on the bottom right) and choose whether you want color, b/w, double-sided, number of copies, etc.
  5. Once you've set your Print Options, your requested prints will save on your library card for 24 hours.


  1. Send or forward documents to from your email account.
  2. If this is your first time using the service, you'll get a welcome email with instructions to register your email address with the Library's Print Center using your library card and pin number.
  3. You will receive a return email showing a list of your submitted documents
  4. All print jobs default to black and white. If you want color, you can adjust it in the Print Center.
  5. Once you've received the email with your submitted documents, your requested prints will save on your library card for 24 hours.

Adding Money to Your Card

  1. Visit opens in a new windowand enter your library card and pin number.
  2. Click on Add Funds and enter in how much money you'd like to add to your card. The minimum amount is $5.
  3. Check the "I agree to pay the total above" box and click the Continue to Payment box.
  4. You will be directed to PayPal. If you have a PayPal account, you can log in and make your payment or "Checkout as a Guest".
  5. Once you've paid via PayPal, you'll be redirected back to the Library's Print Center. It may take a few minutes to process your Add Funds request. Once it's processed, your balance will be displayed in My Funds.

    ***You can also add funds by going to the Circulation Desk***

Print from the Pharos App on an iOS or Android Phone

1. Download the Pharos App from the App Store or Google Play Store.
2. Log In using opens in a new window URL as the Server (leave the port number 443).
3. Then log in with your Library barcode number and PIN.
4. You will be taken to the print center, shown the same as if logged on from a PC. Accept any permissions (camera, files, etc) that may be presented to you.
5. You can click Upload to start the upload process. You can upload a picture or document, by choosing Photo Library or Browse for documents Documents include .PDF's, .DOCX, etc.
6. Once uploaded you will see them in the Print Center and you can release them by walking up to a printer, and scanning the QR Code located on the front of the printer. Tap the white square located in the upper right corner of the Pharos App and it will launch your phone's camera. Scan the QR code, confirm you'd like to release your jobs, and the printer will print them.