|You can share the printer with the other computers by connecting the printer to one of the computers, setting it up and configuring it as a shared printer. The other two computers to use this printer over the netwrok with the first computer effectively acting as a print server. This is a assuming that the three laptops are connected in a local area netwrok.|
That is the quick and easy way. You could purchase a printer server and connect that to your netwrok if you have one.
You cannot do this with the scanner though. The difference is that the printer is an output device, the scanner is an input device.