Essex Public Library

Mobile Printing Service

You can use your personal computer or mobile device to print to the library’s printer from anywhere. Simply submit documents for printing and come to the library to release and pick up your document.

How to print from a laptop or desktop computer at home or work:

  • Begin by visiting https://www.printeron.net/epl/essex
  • Select the color or black & white and enter your email address.
  • Browse your computer to find and select the file you wish to print.
  • Click the green printer icon. You will see the status of your print job and a reference number.
  • At the Print Release Station in the library, select “Release a Print Job”.
  • Enter the email address you supplied and select your print job.

Your print job will be printed!


How to print from tablet or smartphone app: 

  • Visit your device’s ‘store’ for apps, then install and launch the PrinterOn app.
  • Click “No printer selected”. (Note: If you are already a user of the PrinterOn app and wish to select a new printer, just tap the button for the existing printer and you will be taken to the search page).
  • Click “Search”. Search for Essex Public Library or enter the library’s zip code. (You may also do a geo-search for the nearest available printer).
  • Select your desired printer (color or black & white).
  • 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.
  • Select the printer and click the print icon.
  • 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”).
  • At the Print Release Station in the library, select “Release a Print Job”.
  • Enter the email address you supplied and select your print job.

Your print job will be printed!


How to use email to send something directly to library print system:

  • Email from any device directly to the library’s print system at:
    epl-essex-bw@printspots.com    (For black & white – 10 cents per page)
    epl-essex-color@printspots.com    (For color – 50 cents per page)
  • At the Print Release Station in the library, select “Release a Print Job”.
  • Enter the email address you supplied and select your print job.

Your print job will be printed!

  • Hours

    Monday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Thursday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Friday: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Saturday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Sunday: Closed

  • Location

    Essex Public Library
    117 North Church Lane
    Tappahannock, VA 22560

    Phone: 804-443-4945

  • About Essex County

    Essex County

    Town of Tappahannock

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