Receive Text Notifications - Renewals, Hold Items Available

Manage your library account via text messages. (Service provided by Shoutbomb)*

a link to the Shoutbomb brochureRead instructions on how to receive Text Message Notifications


What do you need?
-Any mobile phone and wireless service that can send text messages. 
-Your library card barcode & PIN. 

To get started:
-Text the message:  SIGNUP+PatronBarcode+PIN. The Patron Barcode is your library card # starting with D. Example: SIGNUP+ D008675309+ab12 
-To: 309-326-7110 

Or text "Signup" to the above phone number. Shoutbomb will ask for your library card number and PIN.

We'll text you...
-Holds now available
-Overdue notifications
-Items due soon notifications
-Fees added to your account
-You can also Renew eligible items via text!

*Please note that while the Library does not charge a fee for this service, your mobile phone service plan standard text messaging rates apply. 

Click here for complete instructions on our text message service