Text Notices

Text SIGNUP to 630-868-9361 or use this form
Follow the prompts to text your library card number and PIN. Providing your email address is optional.
The library does not charge a fee for this service, but your cell phone plan’s regular text messaging rates apply.

With library text notices you can receive text messages when
• items on hold are ready for pickup
• items checked out are due soon
• items checked out are overdue

You can also send text messages to
• renew items checked out
• list items checked out and on hold

Track multiple accounts from one phone number
• text ADDCARD after you sign up
• text DROPCARD to remove the additional card

Opt in/out at any time using the commands below.
Texts are available in English and Spanish.

Available Commands

ADDCARD - Add an additional card to your text alert account
DROPCARD - Remove a card that was added using ADDCARD
FEES - Opt in/out of fine notifications
HELP - Request help
HL - Get a list of holds that are ready for pick up
HOLDS - Opt in/out of hold notifications
IOU - Current fines & fees for each card
MYBOOKS - List of items checked out, on hold, ready for pickup and fines
MYCARDS - List of cards registered to text alert account
NEWPASS - Update PIN linked to library card number
NOTICES - Current status of all opt in/out services
OL - Get a list of overdue items
OVERDUE - Opt in/out of overdue notifications
QUIT - Stop receiving messages (will be followed by several prompts)
RA - Renew all eligible items
RENEW - Opt in/out of renew notifications
RESEND - Resend the last message
RL - Get a list of items you can renew
SIGNUP - Register for text alerts
SWITCHPHONE - Update phone number or carrier