Text Message Alerts

smart phone with text messages

Receive text alerts on your phone when you have items ready to pick up, overdue items, and items that are nearly due, in addition to current email notification.  

Supported carriers: Alltel, AT&T, Boost, Cellcom, Cricket, Sprint / Nextel, Verizon Wireless, Virgin

All Alert services are originated from short codes 82453 or 35143. You will never receive content from any other source. To get help with the SMS Alert text message service, contact us.

Sign up

It's free to sign up. Follow these simple steps:

  1. Go to My account
  2. Select Modify Personal Info / Manage Text Alerts
  3. Enter your cell phone number (example: 520-555-5555)
  4. Review Terms and Conditions
  5. Check Opt In
  6. Select Submit
  7. Respond to the message sent to your phone to start getting text alerts

Standard texting charges apply

Renew Items

You can also renew checked out items with your mobile phone. Technology and quiet study room keys can't be renewed online.

Follow these easy steps:

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

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

Stop Service

To stop getting text message alerts:

  1. Create new text message to 35143
  3. Send message


  1. Go to My account
  2. Click on Sign up for Text Alerts
  3. Check Opt Out
  4. Click Submit

Last modified: December 6, 2016