Get text message alerts

You can receive text message alerts in addition to the email notifications we send. Once you sign up, you'll get text alerts when:

  • items you requested are ready for pick up
  • your checked-out items are due soon
  • you have overdue items

All alert services originate from the short codes 82453 or 35143. You will never receive content from any other number. To get help with this service, contact us.

Sign up

It's free to sign up, but standard texting charges apply.

  1. Go to your library account.
  2. Select Modify Personal Info / Manage Text Alerts.
  3. Enter your cell phone number.
  4. Review the Terms and Conditions.
  5. Check Opt In.
  6. Select Submit.
  7. Respond to the message sent to your phone to start getting text alerts.

Renew items

You can renew checked-out books and other materials with your mobile phone. Technology and quiet study room keys can't be renewed online.

  1. Create new text message to 35143.
  2. Type RENEW or RENEW ALL.
  3. Send message

A text message will be sent back with the status of the renewal.

Stop service

  1. Create new text message to 35143.
  2. Type STOP.
  3. Send message.

or

  1. Go to your library account.
  2. Select Modify Personal Info / Manage Text Alerts.
  3. Uncheck the box for Opt In.
  4. Select Submit.