Text Notifications

Sign up with Shoutbomb to get text notifications on your holds and renewals.

  1. Create a Shoutbomb contact on your phone, and enter the phone number: 833-439-9641
  2. Text the message SIGNUP to Shoutbomb (833-439-9641).
  3. When you get a message, reply with your card number and PIN.

Message and data rates may apply when sending/receiving text messages.

Keywords

Once signed up, you can text the following to Shoutbomb to manage notices:

  • HELP - Get information about all Shoutbomb keywords/commands

Register

  • SIGNUP - Sign up for Shoutbomb's text notice service
  • QUIT - Cancels registration to Shoutbmob and ends all text notifications
  • ADDCARD - Register additional cards on the same phone
  • DROPCARD - Unregister cards added with ADDCARD
  • MYCARDS - Access list of registered cards and their expiration dates
  • HOLDS - Turn on/off notices about items that are ready for pickup (the service is set to be ON by default)
  • OVERDUE - Turn on/off notices about items that are overdue (the service is set to be ON by default)
  • RENEW - Turn on/off notices about items you can renew (the service is set to be ON by default)
  • FEES - Turn on/off notices about your overdue fees or fines (the service is set to be ON by default)
  • YF - Receive fine/fees balance reminders
  • NF - Not to receive fine/fees balance reminders
  • ANNOUNCEMENTS - Turn on/off library announcements (the service is set to be ON by default)
  • NOTICES - Get a list of types of notices you have opted in/out to receive
  • NEWPASS - Update your account if you change the PIN to your online library account
  • SWITCHPHONE - Update your phone number

Get Account Information

  • MYBOOKS - Receive list of checkouts, holds and fee/fines balances
  • HL - Get a list of holds ready for pickup
  • OL - Get a list of overdue items
  • RL - Get a list of items eligible to renew
  • RI - Get a list of items that are not eligible for renewal
  • OI - Get a list of overdue items that are not eligible for renewal
  • RW - Get a list of reasons an item is not eligible for renewal
  • OW - Get a list of reasons overdue item is not eligble for renewal
  • OA - Renew overdue items
  • RA - Renew all eligible items
  • IOWEU - List of fee/fine balance under each registered card
  • CXH - Cancel holds ready for pickup. If canceling multiple holds, select the number next to the title and put a space between each number.
  • RESEND - View messages from the last three days.

If you have problems with your registration, or need to deregister without the registered phone in hand, please email opl.support@shoutbomb.com with your library card barcode number and your requests.

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