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Text Messaging

Stay current with your library account using Shoutbomb text messaging.


Receive messages about:

  • holds ready to pick up
  • items due soon
  • overdue materials.

You can also renew items and request lists of holds and items due soon.


What you need

  • A mobile phone with text messaging service
  • Your 14-digit library barcode number
  • Library account password


SignUp is easy as 1,2,3!

  1. Text “signup” to (847) 984-0494
    Si desea utilizar este servicio de texto en Espanol, envie la palabra “registrese” a (847) 984-0494
  2. When prompted, enter your library card barcode number.
  3. When prompted, enter your library account password.


Please Note

  • Regular text messaging rates may apply.
  • Response time for the sign up process can vary by carrier.
  • Shoutbomb does not replace notifications sent via email/phone/print.
  • You may wish to add the Shoutbomb phone number as a contact in your phone’s address book.


How to Unsubscribe

To stop receiving text messages, text QUIT to (847) 984-0494.